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Automation Technician - Princeton NJ

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  MANUFACTURING


Automation Technician
Princeton, NJ, US
CL 13


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities:
•    Maintain and troubleshoot plant electrical distribution panels
•    Install, maintain, and troubleshoot all 480vac to 24vdc plant electrical systems and Motor Control Centers
•    Use EI&C, Mechanical and Operational skills to be able to troubleshoot and repair process and packaging equipment (fillers, conveyors, drives, packers, palletizers, etc.)
•    Troubleshoot PLCs, Delta V, HMIs, VFDs, servo drives and other electronically controlled equipment
•    Install, maintain, and troubleshoot Melter Toledo scales
•    Install, setup, calibrate, inspect, and troubleshoot process instrumentation equipment
•    Troubleshoot PLC and HMI (Wonderware and other) programming
•    Must manage Excel spreadsheets for monthly reports, spare parts, daily repair logs, and scheduled PM’s along with calibration documentation. Be familiar with maintenance CMMS systems (eMAINT).
•    Provide on-going support for evolving machine controls needs and provide the daily support required to maintain the manufacturing systems by maintaining, troubleshooting, and modifying/editing EIC systems, technologies, and documentation
•    Performs necessary steps to ensure Personnel Safety, Quality and Food Safety
•    Performs other duties as assigned


We bring 
•    A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
•    The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
•    Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
•    A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
•    An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
•    We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs


You Bring:
•    Formal EI&C education via trade/vocational school, military or other industrial electrical certification or equivalent work experience a plus
•    Level 1 ISA certification desired
•    Experience with Power Distribution Systems up to and including 480VAC with working knowledge of the N.E.C. and strong experience with basic electrical tools (Meggers, Amp meters, Volt meters, conduit tools, etc.). Able to read power and controls schematics.
•    Minimum 3-5 years practical or work experience in electrical & instrumentation field
•    Knowledge of GMPs and safe working habits in a chemical facility

Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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