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13 Dec 2023

Full-Time PLC Controls Technician

Rockwool – Posted by Rockwool Anywhere

Job Description

PLC Controls Technician

We are seeking a PLC Controls Technician for our Byhalia, MS location.

Ready to help build a better future for generations to come?

In an ever-changing, fast paced world, we owe it to ourselves and our future generations to live life responsibly. At ROCKWOOL, we work relentlessly to enrich modern living through our innovative stone wool solutions. We are proud to be ranked by the prestigious Corporate Knights Inc. as the world’s most sustainable building material company in 2023.

Join us and make a difference!

Your future team:

Our PLC Controls Technician’s are member’s of the Maintenance team, and they report directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.

What we offer:

We are proud to be able to offer a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to:

6% 401K Matching
100% Tuition Reimbursement Program
HDHP plan with Health Savings Account option
No cost Life & Disability Benefits

If you’re looking for a well-paying job at a modern, state of the art new facility and the potential for

What you bring:

Experience utilizing PLC’s as a troubleshooting tool in an industrial environment.
The ability to write and modify PLC programs
Previous experience modifying and developing simple HMI screens for industrial control applications, and installing, programming and troubleshooting VFD devices, servo drives, and other motor control systems.
The ability to install, calibrate and troubleshoot all types of instrumentation to include flow meters, level transmitters, temperature transmitters, and pressure transmitters.
Electrical and blueprint reading skills.
Previous use of typical electrical instruments such as volt meters, oscilloscopes, calibrations signal generation devices, and decade boxes.
The ability to understand and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatic systems and power distribution systems and high voltage switch gear.
Proficiency in the latest Arc Flash regulatory requirements is required.

What you will be doing:

The goal for the department is to achieve less than 1% production equipment down time. Maintain a clean, safe and efficient workplace without jeopardizing product quality or the environment. To efficiently and systematically solve machine related problems. Work takes place mainly while the plant is in production but will also include maintenance and equipment modification during down times. To help resolve any recurring PLC problems with a view to maximizing equipment availability time and efficiency, ensuring this is done within the guidelines of the OSHA Standards.

To provide electrical support to the production line so production can produce a high-quality finished product at the highest production rate
Respond to requests from production staff
Preventive and predictive maintenance
Complete all necessary paperwork, computer entry and reports
Investigate and resolve electrical problems
Provide electrical expertise to the operations department on processes, projects or where required
Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts
Operate machine tools such as lathes and grinders to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machinery

Basic Physical Requirements

Must be capable of performing the following with effective results and without personal injury:
The ability to lift 60 pounds
The ability to lift to 120 pounds with another person
The ability to shovel heavy waste to shoulder height
The ability to use sharp objects in a safe manner
Ability to wear protective + safety equipment
Must be able to work in high temperatures, in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several hours during the day.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Who we are:

We are the world leader in stone wool solutions. Founded in 1937 in Denmark, we transform volcanic rock into safe, sustainable products that help people and communities thrive. We are a global company with more than 12,000 employees, located in 40+ countries with 51 manufacturing facilities… all focused on one common purpose – to release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

Diverse and Inclusive Culture

We want all our people to feel valued, respected, included and heard. We employ 79 different nationalities worldwide and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees, promote diversity, and work against all forms of discrimination among ROCKWOOL employees.

At ROCKWOOL, you will experience a friendly team environment. Our culture is very important to us. In fact, we refer to our culture as “The ROCKWOOL Way”. This is the foundation in which we operate and is based upon our values of ambition, responsibility, integrity and efficiency.

ROCKWOOL is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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