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Electrician

Location: 

Whitehouse, OH, US

Job ID:  17303
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then, we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal – Beverage North America produces approximately 15.4 billion cans and 15.3 billion ends each year?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Purpose of the Job:  The Electrician is responsible for modifying, repairing, and overhauling all types of electrical and electronic equipment and controls across the facility.  Maintain, modify and install PLC programs.  Troubleshoot and correct electrical/electronic problems on the plant floor.

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

Install, modify, rebuild, repair or overhaul all types of electronic/electrical equipment and controls with an emphasis on plant operations. 

Remove and/or install electronic/electrical equipment and parts.

Modify, maintain and install PLC programs.

Analyse and correct electrical/electronic problems.

Must be familiar with electrical/electronic tools, gauges, calibration and testing equipment.

Must have a working knowledge of camera/vision systems, computers, hand and power tools, bench lathe, pipe threader, acetylene torch, etc.

Must be familiar with motors, generators, transformers, conduits, bus ducts, fittings, wires, cable, transistors and other electrical/electronic gauges, meters and control devices.

Familiarization with Plant production and communication equipment is required.

Must be able to modify, maintain, and install PLC programs.

Must be able to develop new programs as directed.

Identify PLC problems, troubleshoot PLCs and maintain PLC updated documentation and wiring changes.

Receive wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and instructions covering scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done.

Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles, wiring specifications, codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.

Make sketches of parts and layouts, design and construct adaptations or conversions of component parts, including the necessary phases of development work.

Perform Preventative Maintenance inspection of assigned equipment, report findings and take appropriate action.

Write and perform maintenance work orders as required.

Make mechanical and electrical repairs as required in servicing electronic equipment, including assembling, modifying, repairing and replacement of individual electronic parts within components, circuit modules, and printed circuit boards.

Maintain performance inventory and maintenance records for electrical and electronic equipment.

Advise operators, mechanics, and other electrical maintenance personnel of standard operating procedures and requirements for electronic and electrical equipment and controls.

Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment notes and corrective action taken.

Operate equipment and assist production as directed.

Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

Journeyman electrician designation preferred with at least three years industrial experience

Experience with installation, troubleshooting, repair and adjustment of industrial, electrical and electronic equipment.

Experience with Allen-Bradley and Rockwell PLCs, PLC5, Controllogix5000, Siemens Processors and RSLogix

Software experience with frequency drives, Yaskawa and others preferred

Working knowledge of 3 phase power circuits and ability to read electrical prints

Ability to pass the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension test

Ability to pass the Electrical aptitude test

Strong working knowledge in safety principles

 

We are a 24/7 continuous operation working a 4-4 cycle in a union environment.  Employees must be flexible to work days, nights, weekends as well as holidays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.