PLC Technician

Champion Pet Foods


Champion Petfoods is increasing! We’re excited to announce we’re on the lookout for a PLC Technician to affix our quickly rising firm.

Champion Petfoods is an award-winning pet meals maker with a popularity of belief spanning 35+ years. Based in a small city in Alberta, Canada, Champion – with its ORIJEN® and ACANA® manufacturers – is a key participant within the world premium pet meals trade throughout three main geographic areas.

We’d love to listen to from you if you’re obsessed with private {and professional} development and see your self as a key participant contributing to our continued success as an award-winning firm.

Right here’s the Scoop – Abstract:

We’re on the lookout for two resolution oriented PLC technicians (1st Shift and third Shift) to affix our workforce. This place works out of our manufacturing facility situated in Acheson, Alberta, and reviews to the Upkeep Supervisor. This place is best for you should you take pleasure in problem-solving, a high-paced setting in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. It goes with out saying, that is an integral position.

Location: Acheson, Alberta

Shift: Monday to Friday, 6:00 am – 2:30 pm and Monday to Friday, 10:00 pm to six:30 am

Earn: Aggressive wage, annual bonus, & many alternatives for profession improvement


  • Guarantee compliance to Firm’s insurance policies, practices and procedures associated to Well being and Security, Meals Security, and the Atmosphere.

  • Set up, program, calibrate, troubleshoot, and fee varied electrical/instrumentation gadgets together with variable frequency drives, stage transmitters, move meters, energy monitoring gear, electrical motors and gear, energy panels, 110-250v and 600v, and PLC’s.

  • Carry out usually scheduled checks on switch traces, packaging traces, decide and place robots, weighing methods and light-weight mechanical, and PM duties.

  • Writes or re-writes logic code, troubleshoot, and browse logic ladders.

  • Publicity to creating or altering HMI graphics.

  • Acts as a technical lead for troubleshooting manufacturing traces and course of points.

  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic methods and diagnose issues with restricted supervision and sources.

  • Preserve correct and full information of all electrical modifications leading to requesting elements and/or gear.

  • Preserve correct and full logs of PLC repairs and upkeep work actions.

  • Liaise with different departments to co-ordinate work actions and guarantee work plans are communicated inside and between departments.

  • Reveal information, understanding and compliance of company insurance policies, practices and procedures concerning well being and security.

  • Carry out different duties and duties as assigned.


  • Expertise as an Automation Specialist with confirmed potential to troubleshoot and restore PLC/Management/Electrical/Instrumentation methods/Linear Processes.

  • Publicity to Allen Bradley PLC, Rockwell Viewpoint, FactoryTalk View SE/ME and Vantage Level is required. Ignition improvement setting and SQL/Python scripting is a plus.

  • Perceive piping and instrument diagrams, sign move diagrams, wiring diagrams, panel drawings, one-line drawings, loop sheets and wire lists.

  • Possess sturdy analytical, mathematical and scientific aptitude and the endurance to pursue advanced issues methodically.

  • Self-directed, with potential to work efficiently each independently and inside a workforce setting.

  • Extremely versatile, with potential to work effectively underneath strain and nerve-racking conditions performing agile initiatives that require mechanical, electrical and automation information.

  • Potential to speak successfully, each verbally and in writing in English.

  • In a position to plan and execute a challenge in a well timed method with materials planning, sturdy consideration to element, and environment friendly communication with different stakeholders inside the workforce.

  • Potential to take care of folks and/or numerous teams with sensitivity, tact, diplomacy, and professionalism.

  • Potential to cross a Drug & Alcohol, Match-to-Work take a look at & Prison Report Verify

  • Availability to work Monday to Friday on a rotating work schedule and the occasional week-end shift.

Altering the World, One Kibble at a Time

From our humble beginnings as a small a part of a thriving animal feed manufacturing plant, Champion Petfoods has grown to turn out to be one of many world’s most revered and best-loved pet meals firms.

We’re dedicated to doing our half to create constructive change inside our trade and the world at giant. From the each day selections we make to the longer-term targets we set, all of it provides up. Being a associate to the communities that encompass us – and the setting that sustains us – are prime priorities.

Come as you might be.

We worth variety in all types and know the facility it may well convey. Office equality permits for artistic concepts to bloom, numerous factors of views to be heard, and will increase general happiness. That sounds fairly good to us.

Champion is an equal alternative employer. No matter your race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, sexual orientation, gender id, incapacity, age, veteran standing, or some other creed, you might be wished right here.

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