Electrical/Control Technician - Gurnee in Gurnee, US-IL IL

Electrical/Control Technician - Gurnee
Job ID: 
Gurnee, US-IL IL
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Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
A family-owned Group serving customers globally, Roquette is a leader in speciality food ingredients and pharmaceutical excipents.
The products and solutions developed by the Group deliver proven technological, nutritional and health benefits precisely tailored to the pharma, nutrition, food and selected industry markets.
Roquette's offer is produced from plant-based raw materials such as corn, wheat, potatoes and peas.
Since its foundation over 80 years ago, the Group's growth has been based on innovation, a passion for the job and a commitment to achieve.

People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a positive and attractive work and career environment, in which everyone can learn, develop, contribute to the overall company performance and be recognized for doing so.

At the heart of the company, the manufacturing department is delivering to customers' needs and expectations. This function is fully challenged by the standards and policies in quality, commercial, health, safety and environment targets. Positions in manufacturing are at the crossroads of all the functions of our company with the wonderful challenge of delivering the best of nature. Are you ready to challenge your strong leadership in an innovative environment?

Job Description

The position of Instrumentation & Control Technician will work in close liaison with the Shift Team Leaders and other personnel in the Gurnee Plant. The successful incumbent will be responsible to insure process I&C Systems function properly to achieve production goals; identify and perform the necessary tasks, skills, resources and acceptable criteria to perform scheduled preventative maintenance activities in the safest manner, the shortest time, at the least cost and in such a manner as to allow assets to run reliably in a demanding performance/results oriented environment. Examples of Instrumentation to be calibrate, maintained and repaired are as follows: Pressure Vacuum transmitters and switches; Conductivity and pH transmitters, Level transmitters and switches, O2 analyzers and systems, Flow transmitters and switches, Temperature/Humidity transmitters and switches, and Valve/damper actuators, solenoids and positioners.

The work schedule for this position is Monday thru Friday 7:00am-3:30pm, and will require rotating weekend coverage. Candidates will work in various environments including, but not limited to, the following: control rooms; boiler rooms; waste water treatment plant; maintenance shop; packaging and process areas. Candidates will be expected to operate hand and power tools; operate vehicles; lift objects weighing up to 60 pounds; climb stairs and ladders; wear appropriate PPE including respirators; and use technical measuring instruments.

Candidates must also possess good communication skills, including face to face and written; ability to work with minimal supervision; possess safe work practices; ability to interpret various mechanical and technical equipment drawings.

Main Responsibilities

  • Performing Preventive Maintenance on Instrumentation & Controls

  • Troubleshoot and Repair pneumatic, analog, and electro-hydraulic control systems

  • Perform routine troubleshooting of electrical instrumentation systems

  • Install & Calibrate Instrumentation & Controls

  • Work with Maintenance Technicians as well as Operators in troubleshooting problems

  • Ability to be "On-Call".


  • 2 yr Technical degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with Process Instrumentation

  • Experience with preventive maintenance calibrations and installation of various instrumentations, including packaging equipment and boilers

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical troubleshooting skills (AC 110-480v and DC 24-110v)

  • Demonstrated understanding of 3 Phase Motor Control Starters / P.F Capacitors / V.F.D's

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills

  • Experience preferred with both Foxboro AI DCS and PLC system.

  • Experience preferred with the hardware component replacement of Foxboro and Rockwell system.

  • Experience with SAP preferred

  • Good Verbal and Written Skills


We expect four leadership skills from all our employees:

oAct like a valuable team member

oTarget quality and excellence

oBe disciplined and compliant

oMake decisions quickly and with determination.

AAP/EEO Statement

An Equal Opportunity Employer"AAP, EEO, M/F/H/V/D, Drug-Free Workplace"

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!

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