Location of the job: Raeford, NC
12 hr PM: 7:00 pm - 7:30 am ( 2/2/3 shift pattern)
Pay Rate – $31.23 - $33.75 with an additional $1.50 shift differential | Weekly pay period
These are direct hires, full time position with a full benefits package (*Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, SHARE purchase, Tuition/Fitness reimbursement, Paid leaves, Hourly Bonus payouts, etc.)
Benefits are effective the first day of hire (where applicable)
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Onsite Company store for discounted product purchases
Uniforms and PPE provided by the company
Career Advancement Opportunities
Background & Purpose of the Job
At Unilever – Raeford, we believe in developing talent and leading through our autonomous ways of working. As one team, we will achieve endless possibilities! The Raeford facility is a world-class personal care manufacturing site, utilizing digital tools to be a lighthouse factory globally.
Unilever is looking for an Automation Technician at its Raeford NC facility. This position will drive the factory safety performance of the entire factory (all shifts, all areas) into a proactive culture using WCM operating framework.
The right applicant will have an immense passion for our factory, a commitment to innovation and completion of tasks, and a very strong factory floor presence.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
Plan layout, fabricate, install, maintain, and repair a wide variety of complex electrical and electronic equipment. Develop small projects to improve equipment/ process safety, quality and efficiency, working with a wide variety of complex electrical and electronic equipment. Provide technical knowledge and training, troubleshooting ability and resident knowledge of advanced technology systems (PLC systems). Develop PLC programming and direct and organize project activities. In this position the employee will work in different areas with different equipment such as:
Packing Lines: Palletizer, Filler, Bundler, Capper, Sleever, Coder, Labeler, Case Packer, Case Erector, Pucker-Depucker, Pumps, etc..
Compounding: Mixers, Pumps, Pipes, Hydraulics, Ventilation, Flow/Pressure/Temperature Transmitters, etc..
Facilities: Steam Related Equipment, Boiler, HVAC, compressed air, Pipes, etc…
Interpret data, identify problems, and formulate proper decisions
Ability to understand interaction of equipment and systems, and diagnose mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems
Ability to understand interaction of equipment and systems, and diagnose and repair electrical problems
Express ideas clearly (verbal and written) and ability to work from verbal and written instructions, manuals, wiring diagrams, work orders and specification
Ability to generate and analyze reports charts and KPI’s dealing with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
Ability to change and develop PLC programs
Implement Projects/ Improvement (electrical project/ PLC programming) to accommodate new product and/ or improve safety, operational quality and productivity
Diagnose/ test PLC and Instrumentation problems, Diagnose/test equipment to correct malfunctions and makes improvement to accommodate new product and/or improve safety, operational quality and productivity
Perform Preventive, Corrective, Planned or Breakdown Maintenance/Calibration on equipment
Perform Breakdown Analysis or other Analysis tool to identify root cause for repetitive breakdowns or other losses
Train Maintenance team in new technology
Develop other WCM activities such as: Autonomous Maintenance in Workshops, Lead FI teams or develop new activities as assigned
Responsible for following GXP. This includes but is not limited to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Documentation Practice (GDP).
All other duties as assigned
What You’ll Need To Succeed
Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent; higher degree in related area is desirable
3-5 years’ experience in a maintenance related position is required
Working knowledge of PLCs is a must
Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics
Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation
*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, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters
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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