Mfg Industrial Electrician

Company Name:
Ball Corporation
Ball is one of the world's largest manufacturers of food cans, aerosol cans, paint & general line cans, and specialty metal tins. Fruits, vegetables, soup, meat, beverages, or pet food - we make a metal can that protects products and displays them beautifully. Ball is North America's largest producer of 3-piece steel aerosol cans, Europe's leading supplier of extruded aluminum aerosol cans and the world's largest producer of aluminum slugs (disks that are later extruded into cans and bottles).
The Ball Corporation Horsham plant is located north of Philadelphia, conveniently just a few miles off the Pennsylvania turnpike. The plant's 155 full-time employees run 16 lines to manufacture 100 percent recyclable steel aerosol cans for personal care, household, paint and automotive products.
Schedule: 4x3 (12-hour shifts)
Shift: Nights (7 pm - 7 am)
Manufacturing Industrial Electrician (655660) Ball Metal Food Container PA - Horsham
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Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Installs and maintains high-speed, industrial process equipment for can and/or end making: power, lighting, control, and logic circuits for all production process and support equipment.
Installs all electrical segments in such equipment as gas mixers, burners, de-ionized water units, air compressors, plant air circulation systems, cooling and heating units, ultra sonic cleaners, waxers, and plant lighting.
Troubleshoots, adjusts, and repairs all electrical equipment, solid state circuits, circuit boards, components, logic boards, transducers, amplifiers, and complex timing and inspection devices.
Performs preventative maintenance on assigned electrical systems and equipment.
Identifies inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinates through supervisor to resolve.
Programs logic controls for proper equipment operation.
Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.
May assist in the design, experimentation, and/or installation of all new plant equipment or electrical production procedures.
Position Requirements:
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through an associate's degree or equivalent in electronics.
Job related experience for 3-5 years minimum.
Working knowledge of the following areas: all assigned equipment, solid state circuitry, electronics, electrical-mechanical devices, transmission systems, interface units, AC/DC motors, wiring diagrams and schematics, Signode strapper, video jet, computers, and inspection and digital devices. Knowledge of hazardous material handling, working in confined spaces and other safety practices, and basic knowledge of national electrical code (NEC).
Experience with the following: Troubleshooting/programming PLC's, variable frequency drives, AC/DC motors, diagnosing and correcting process control systems, ability to read and update schematics/diagrams, wiring electrical panels, creating & following electrical preventative maintenance programs, installation of new equipment & troubleshooting electrical issues on a variety of equipment.
Must be able to work days/nights and 12 hour shifts, as well as working in a noisy & fast paced environment.
Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment, i.e., electrical test equipment, hand tools, etc. and the ability to use logic to troubleshoot equipment.
Ability to use electronic test equipment.
Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics, electronics, and electrical.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.

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