Electrical & Instrumentation Technician - Caldwell, Idaho (*$1,500 Sign On Bonus*)

Simplot | Caldwell, ID

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Posted Date 6/27/2024
Description The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.


This job ensures efficient operation of all process control instrumentation in the plant. This includes maintenance, sanitation, troubleshooting, calibration and repair of all electronic equipment and instrumentation on site. The individual in this job will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the electronic equipment and instrumentation throughout the plant and have the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and does so in a participative management style, conducive with operational goals.
  • Maintains Company standards for quality, food safety, sanitation and GMPs: Works within safety rules and regulations in actively avoiding injury to self and others. Ensures proper food safety sanitation and cleaning procedures of all processing equipment and tools.
  • Documents, monitors, maintains, and assists with reporting of shift events, logging Predictive Maintenance data and assists with work planning utilizing information systems and productivity software.
  • Troubleshoots and makes minor and major repairs of equipment, including automation systems, in order to prevent or minimize equipment and machine downtime.
  • Identifies and performs preventative/predictive maintenance on equipment throughout the facility. Maintains all shop inventories, tools and shop equipment. Creates, performs and completes work orders in the system as assigned or as needed, prepares kitting when necessary. Coordinates or schedules additional work as needed. Identifies parts needed for work to be done, conducts inventory searches and locates parts.
  • Ensures that additional accountabilities required by management are handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.
  • Installs, operates, and maintains to a high level of reliability central process control equipment and instrumentation including, but not limited to computers, programmable controllers, motor controllers and wiring.
  • Ensures instrumentation is tuned and calibrated and performs routine preventive/predictive maintenance on all instrumentation.
Typical Education

Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Shift: 8 hour Night Shift

Pay Range: $37.24 - $44.57

Job Requisition ID: 18872

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Idaho Plant - Caldwell

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **
Salary40.91 Hour
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