Automation Technician Jobs in Harrisburg PA

Full time @Hershey Ice Cream in Automation Technician , in Control Technician , in Panel Builder , in PLC Technician , in Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Technician
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States View on Map
  • Post Date : March 26, 2024
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2024
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  • Job ID 7144
  • Experience 3 Years

Job Description

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Automation Supervisor, the Automation Technician will be responsible for any and all activities involving the execution and scheduling of maintenance activities needed to operate the facility, schedule work as it pertains to corrective and preventative maintenance in adherence to GMP and HACCP standards

Benefits Information

· 100% Company-paid Blue Cross plan with dental and vision coverage for the employee and a small contribution for a spouse and/or family

· Company-paid life insurance

· Competitive vacation and sick leave policies

· Seven paid holidays

· 401K savings plan with company match – enrollment within three months of hire

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

· Maintain PLCs and HMIs for process equipment, including program updates, troubleshooting and repairs as needed.

· Troubleshooting and repairing production printers, labelers, and date-coding equipment. Work with equipment vendors to setup and install new and/or updated coding applications.

· Develop and maintain library of default equipment & motor drive settings as well as existing electrical prints.

· Maintain PLC components parts inventory with computerized maintenance management software.

· Maintain / PM robotic palletizers and scanning equipment. Update software as needed to support new product palletizing configurations.

· Assist maintenance technicians with repairs on production equipment.

· Updating obsolete instrumentation with modern available replacements.

· Assist parts coordinator with purchasing PLC components to maintain inventory as needed.

Required Job Skills & Qualifications

· Hard-working, enthusiastic, and motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills

· Coursework in programming and/or instrumentation

· Ability to read electrical wire diagrams

· Mechanical & electrical aptitude

· CAD familiarity is desirable

· Professional attitude

Interested? Please forward resume to –


Hershey’s Ice Cream

Enjoyed by millions since 1894, Hershey’s Ice Cream is focused on producing innovative, high quality products and providing industry leading service. Guided by our family values of integrity, honesty and respect, we strive to provide an unforgettable experience with each delicious bite.

Hershey’s Ice Cream is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability.

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