Industrial Electrician

Sonoco Products Company | Horsham, PA

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Posted Date 2/21/2024
Description From a small family business to a multi-billion-dollar global company, Sonoco has been changing the face of products and packaging since 1899 - all while keeping the heart of "People Build Businesses" alive.

Our talented people are at the core of our growth, constantly reinventing the Sonoco wheel with brilliant solutions every year. Today we are a world leader in global packaging solutions with diversified operations in over 34 countries. We're extremely proud of our portfolio of brands, our achievements in sustainability and industrialization and the groundbreaking work accomplished by our people.

Position: Electrician

Location: Horsham, Pennsylvania

Wage: Starting at $30.95 - $36.04

Shift: Nights (12 hour shift)

3/4/4/3 schedule

Sign on Bonus $1500

While reporting to the Maintenance department manager as the Electrician, you will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of production operations.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Install all electrical segments in such equipment as gas mixers, burners, de-ionized water units, air compressors, plant air circulation systems, cooling and heating units, ultra sonic cleaners, waxers and plant lighting.
  • Troubleshoot, adjust and repairs all electrical equipment, solid state circuits, circuit boards, components, logic boards, transducers, amplifiers, and complex timing and inspection devices.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on assigned electrical systems and equipment.
  • Identify inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinate through supervisor to resolve.
  • Program logic controls (PLC) for proper equipment operation.
  • May assist in the design, experimentation, and/or installation of all new plant equipment or electrical production procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, write effectively, read, comprehend and follow complicated verbal and written instructions.
  • Assure and maintain safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to work overtime if needed
We'd love to hear from you if:
  • You have broad training in a related field usually acquired through Associate's Degree or through equivalent electronics work experience.
  • You have job related experience for 3-5 year(s) minimum.
  • You are experienced with PLC programming & troubleshooting, HMI and industrial electrical networking.
  • You have working knowledge of the following areas: all assigned equipment, bulpameter, solid state circuitry, electronics, electrical-mechanical devices, transmission systems, interface units, AC/DC motors, high-voltage motors, wiring diagrams and schematics, Signode strapper, video jet, Allen Bradley and Siemen's PLC's, computers, and inspection and digital devices.
  • You have knowledge of hazardous material handling, working in confined spaces and other safety practices, and basic knowledge of national electrical code (NEC).
  • You have a thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment, i.e., electrical test equipment, hand tools, etc. and the ability to use logic to troubleshoot equipment.
At Sonoco Products Company, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive pay and benefits. *Benefits listed below are for employees located in the U.S. Specific benefits and wellbeing programs may vary depending on your location (within the U.S. or global), or if you are a union employee.

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Wellbeing tools and resources to support holistic health, including an Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
  • Paid time off and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • Variety of company paid and voluntary employee-paid insurance plans including life, personal accident, and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
Salary32.45 Hour
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