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Electronic Technician Metals (Winston Salem, North Carolina, US)

Ardagh Group Winston-Salem Full-Time
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  • Modify, maintain and install PLC programs.  Identify PLC problems, troubleshoot and maintain updated documentation and wiring changes.  
  • Install and/or change the layout of machines and mechanical equipment in a plant layout and assemble as necessary, conforming to building codes and similar specifications.
  • Perform duties such as dismantling, moving, installing or repairing shafting conveyors hoists and other equipment.
  • Use measuring devices in constructing machine foundations and installing machines and equipment in correct position.
  • Receive wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and instructions covering scheduled and emergency repair installation and inspection work to be done.
  • Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles wiring specifications codes properties of various materials and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Analyze all types of circuits, wiring, diagrams, networks and drawings as required to install, repair, adjust, calibrate, construct, modify, replace or service all types of electronic devices and systems, including communication systems, electronic gauges, controls and regulator power and distribution control equipment measuring recording processing and indicating devices.
  • Perform industrial truck repair and maintenance work on all industrial and small motorized equipment with gas, diesel, propane and electrical motors.
  • Install, repair and maintain refrigeration and air condition systems and equipment. Operate and maintain heating systems, boilers, pumps, mixes, compressors and other related equipment.
  • Make sketches of parts and layouts design and construct adaptations or conversions of component parts including the necessary phases of development work.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance inspection of assigned equipment report findings and take appropriate action.
  • Write and perform maintenance work orders as required.
  • Make mechanical and electrical repairs as required in servicing electronic equipment including assembling modifying repairing and replacement of individual electronic parts within components circuit modules and printed circuit boards. Service electronic equipment by checking, testing and replacing faulty components, circuit modules, printed circuit boards and similar electronic devices.
  • Maintain, install or repair all communication cables power distribution cables and wiring splicing as required.
  • Perform any and all types of plant wide electrical maintenance, including installation of electrical conduit. Determine need, analyze and make all necessary running adjustments, repairs, overhauls and replacement of parts to all electrical equipment.
  • Maintain performance inventory and maintenance records for electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Advise operators, mechanics and other electrical maintenance personnel of standard operating procedures and requirements for electronic and electrical equipment and controls. Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment noted and corrective action taken. Operate equipment and assist production as directed.


  • High school diploma required.
  • Mechanically inclined, familiar with hand tools and PPE requirements.
  • Must have heavy industrial/manufacturing experience in a high speed operation, working with hydraulic pneumatic driven equipment. Must be able to independently program, troubleshoot, and repair PLC s and VFD s and create new programs.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with specific PLC systems, including but not limited to Siemens AllenBradley Rockwell etc.
  • Must have 3+ years manufacturing industry electrical experience or a combination of training and experience


Recommended skills

Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Wiring Diagram
Electrical Wirings
Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)


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Ardagh Group manufactures packaging for the world's biggest brands. We have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivaled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employing approximately 23,500 people and have global sales of approximately €7.7 bn. It is estimated that in an average household globally, you will find at least six products in packaging produced by Ardagh Group.

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