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Automation and Controls System Technician- 12 hour Night Shift

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Supply Chain
Jefferson City, MO
Date posted:
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Title of role:Automation and Controls System Technician

Background & Purpose of the Job: Unilever Jefferson City provides a holistic and hygienic choice of personal care brands that benefit the mind, body, and health of consumers while minimizing environmental footprints and promoting the individual growth of our people.  Our "mission of wellbeing" is quickly becoming the new status symbol for health and beauty.

Location of the job: Jefferson City, MO

Pay: $35.40 (12-night shift differential is $6.37), paid weekly

Shift: 6:00pm- 6:15am, 2/2/3 shift pattern

Overall Benefits & Perks (non-union)

Medical, Dental, Vision effective immediately | 401K | Profit Sharing | Tuition/Fitness Reimbursement | Paid Leaves | Quarterly Bonus Payouts | Uniforms and PPE provided| Career Advancement Opportunities *

Additional Perks for the “Jefferson City ” location

  • Onsite Company store for product purchases
  • Uniforms provided by the company
  • Safety shoe and prescription safety glasses subsidy
  • Company dinners and care packages periodically
  • Benefits are effective the first day of hire (if elected)
  • Onsite Cafeteria
  • Free Hot and Iced Coffee
  • Free Soft Serve Ice Cream on select days of the week

What You'll Do

  • Assist with installation of control, information, and inspection systems.
  • Read and understand electrical related documents such as schematics, one-line diagrams, plan drawings, instrument installation and configuration details.
  • Install wiring, cabling, conduit and electrical equipment.
  • Install, maintain, and configure Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware.
  • Understand basic PLC ladder logic; be able to make simple relay logic PLC program changes.
  • Understand and apply National Electric Code (NEC) requirements.
  • Adhere to NFPA-70E Code and appropriate PPE requirements.
  • Have the ability to use electrical test equipment (i.e. oscilloscope, volt/Ohm meter, logic   analyzer, meggers and current probes).
  • Install, maintain, and configure Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), DC drives, photo eyes and proximity switches.
  • Install, maintain, and configure pressure, temperature, flow, and weight instrumentation.
  • Install, maintain, and configure servo motors.
  • Perform more advanced PLC ladder logic programming such as PID loop control, add on instructions, and sequencers.
  • Ability to modify and maintain machine vision systems.
  • Tag Mapping into Azure
  • All other duties as assigned

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • High school diploma, or GED equivalent.
  • A graduate of a 2 year post-secondary program in Industrial Electricity, Controls, or Electronics, or, successful completion of a formal apprenticeship program, or, a minimum of 3 years of directly related work experience can be substituted for the post-secondary education.
  • Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shut down, training courses etc., and emergency cover.
  • Must be able to travel for training.
  • The ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally.

What You’ll Love About his job:

  • Working as a team
  • Great work life balance environment
  • Awesome benefits and onsite company store

Why work for UnileverCulture for Growth | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Strategy | Unilever | Unilever Global Website |

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, physical and background check.

*Any coverages for health insurance and retirement benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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