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PLC Technician in Ave Maria, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Job Description

Requisition ID:
PLC Technician
Arthrex Manufacturing Inc
AMI East- AMI- Ave Maria, FL

This is a day-shift position (e.g., 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday) that will be located at the Arthrex manufacturing facilities in Ave Maria, FL.  The successful candidate must be able to work overtime as needed to support manufacturing operations.

Main Objective:

Support the Maintenance Manager and provide technical expertise and project management contribution for manufacturing equipment and Manufacturing Execution System (MES)To define, implement and improve total processes that are cost effective, achieve quality standards, and adhere to safety and ergonomic guidelines, emphasizing the electrical process controls and shop floor system dimensions of projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical leadership and expertise in PLC and electrical process controls
  • Will serve as the PLC / Electrical support for critical AMI factory projects including large-scale MES implementation
  • Provide Maintenance guidance for project specifications, and machinery/equipment specifications
  • Effectively communicate project statuses and assist in maintaining project plans
  • Accountable to Maintenance Manager for successful project deliveries within timeline, budget and scope

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics Technology or related field preferred
  • At least 5 years of PLC programming experience required
  • At least 2 years of equipment maintenance experience required
  • Prior PLC implementation experience preferred
  • Work experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Shop Floor management or related field preferred
  • Strong Project Management Experience desired

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service orientation
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, Profibus, Scada, and Device Net a plus

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Work with standard current computer applications, word processing, spreadsheets, QAD, Freedom, Preactor and EAM.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements.

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management. Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-70 lbs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.