MDGA- Process Controls Tech

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Description/Job Summary


Responsible for the beginning set-up processes for production, with emphasis on measures to increase productivity, efficiency and utilization.

Capable of repairing, adjusts, trouble-shoots, and performing maintenance on injection and blow molding machines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Discusses projects with Supervisor to review functions of machines and equipment.
  • Designs and drafts arrangement of linkage of conductors, relays, and other components of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication devices.
  • Diagrams logic system for functions such as sequence and timing control.
  • Designs and drafts diagrams of cable connection for robots, robot end-of-arm tool, robot controller, and other machines.
  • Illustrates and describes installation and maintenance details such as where bearings should be lubricated, types of lubrication, and which parts are lubricated automatically and manually.
  • Confers with Industrial Equipment Assembler & Wirer to resolve problems regarding building of controls systems.
  • Reviews schematics to answer questions during installation of robot systems.
  • Observes gauges during trial run of programmed machine and equipment operation to verify that electrical signals in system conform to specifications.
  • Designs controls for energy conversion or other industrial plant monitoring systems.
  • Engineers solutions on existing lines to attain sustainable production levels.
  • Provides training to staff exposed to new methodology as system processes are developed for improved operation.


  • Fifth year college or university program certificate; or four to ten years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Must be well versed in PLC Programming and Mechanical theory of operation.
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical systems and be able to read schematics.
  • Must have working knowledge of Excel, Word, Autocad, Solidworks, and PLC platform based programs for interfacing automation.
  • Must have good verbal communication skills and basic writing skills to complete reports and various forms and documents.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, measure, and perform basic math functions.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.
  • Must provide own working tools
  • Strong mechanical aptitude is required.
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts and have regular, reliable attendance with the ability to work outside the normal work schedule when required.
  • Ability to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • The work environment includes frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme heat with occasional exposure to vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires hearing protection.
  • Required to frequently talk and hear, stand, walk, sit, bend, stoop, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally required to climb, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must occasionally push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 70 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Required Skills

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