Silgan Electrician - Maintenance in EDISON, New Jersey

Installs, repairs, modifies, and performs preventative maintenance, etc. on all electrical units, controls, components, and related wiring in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles.

  • Understanding of wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications, and instructions covering scheduled and emergency repairs, installations, and inspections.

  • Maintains inventory of electrical parts and motors, advising management of purchasing requirements.

  • Moves and installs existing or new equipment and facilities.

  • Adhere to all safety regulations, guidelines, JSA's, policies, procedures, and/or directives. Employ safe work habits at all times. Report any hazards to supervision without delay. Exercise proper care and protection of company property.

  • Operate mobile equipment, including forklift trucks, lifts, and booms to assist with all production work.

  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion.

  • Occasional production work as required to cover breaks, lunches, vacations and absenteeism.

  • Perform other duties as directed by supervision.

Job Requirements:

  • Associates degree or trade school preferred with a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3 years related field experience.

  • Must be knowledgeable of Allen Bradley systems, VFD's, PLC's hardware and software, AC/DC circuits, 4-20 mA circuits and 440 MCC's.

  • Ability to write code and demonstrate a working knowledge of RS Logic.

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and drawings, handbooks, specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other written material as associated with the position.

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools, electrical test equipment and related tools and instruments necessary to perform the job.

  • Ability to work efficiently at high speeds. Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Must have good trouble shooting skills, ability to diagnose and complete repairs in emergency situations.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to take direction as well as be self-motivated and work alone.

  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing principles is a plus.

Requisition ID: 8729