Maintenance Controls Technician 2nd Shift in Sheboygan Falls WI

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Johnsonville, LLC
Maintenance Controls Technician 2nd Shift
Job ID: 
Sheboygan Falls WI
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Job Types:
EE/Instr./Ctrls. Engr., Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

We can t do what we do best make our great-tasting sausage products unless our equipment is running well and reliably. This is where you ll do your part to make Johnsonville great, by keeping our machines, lines and facilities running. You and your maintenance teammates will be responsible for all production and industrial refrigeration equipment, as well as our electrical and controls systems. You ll also work closely with our engineers and production members to make important upgrades to our production machinery, as innovate and grow our business.

Johnsonville Sausage Job Posting

Maintenance Controls Tech

2nd Shift

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be involved in working to create standards and programs around the controls engineering function at Meadowside which will help us get closer to our goal - "Best Company in the World." This position will partner with our Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations Teams to focus on projects and initiatives in the areas of electrical and PLC&##39;s within our operations. This position will be at the forefront of our automation initiatives.


  • Develop and maintain electrical control systems for machines and manufacturing processes
  • Create and implement technical competencies surrounding programming and controls systems
  • Write, edit, enhance PLC programs for new and existing equipment
  • Participate and lead various projects
  • Lead electrical planning for facility
  • Mentor other maintenance members
  • Be the main contact between M/S and the Organization for Electrical Initiatives


  • Associates degree in Electro-Mechanical Technology or related field is preferred (Internal Candidates without a degree will be considered)


  • 3 or more years of system programming experience including: PLC ladder logic, HMI screens and servo motion control

Skills and Competencies

  • Specific Hardware Qualifications:
  • PLC: Allen Bradley Micrologix (1000,1100,1200,1500), ControlLogix, CompactLogix, FlexLogix, SoftLogix
  • Servo: Allen Bradley Ultra 3000, Kinetix 6000, Kinetix 5500
  • AC Drives: Allen Bradley (160, 1305, Powerflex 4, Powerflex 70, Kinetix 525)
  • HMI: Allen Bradley (Panelview Standard, Panelview Plus)
  • Specific Software Qualifications:
  • Rockwell RSLogix (500, 5000), FactoryTalk View ME, RSNetworx for Devicenet, Controlnet, Ethernet IP, Panelbuilder 32, Rslinx, Drive Explorer,
  • Windows 7, 10
  • Windows Office Suite
  • Advanced Electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to build relationships within the facility and teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team based environment
  • Proven experience in project management/leadership
  • Ability to work on weekend and move between shifts, depending upon the need of projects and Members



Positions Available:



2nd shift 2pm-1030pm (Overtime as production demands)

Member Status:

Full time

Pay Range:

$26.97-34.46 based on experience

How to Apply:

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