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Maintenance Automation Technician


Greater Houston, TX, US, 77489

Req ID:  24623

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


To support all aspects of production in repairing equipment specializing in PLC troubleshooting, networking, IT systems, and robotics.



  • Troubleshoot, Program, and backup all PLC’s and interfaces
  • Create and troubleshoot the PLC network including designing layout to support new equipment lines
  • Ensure PLC laptops have updated software to communicate to all equipment
  • Train Maintenance Personnel on PLC troubleshooting and reading ladder logic
  • Support Palletizing operation by learning Yaskawa Robotics
  • Installation, modification, and maintenance of equipment, according to engineering principles and safety regulations.
  • Maintenance of plant building, equipment, and machinery.
  • Maintain clean equipment and shop area.
  • Flexible work schedule covering all shifts and some weekends

2-3 years’ experience in Automation Technology, preferably in a food production environment

Proficient with Excel and Word and able to administer and use PM program software

Flexible hours

Education and/or Experience                                                       

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills                                                 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Computer Skills                                                

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Nearest Major Market: Houston