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Sr. Level Electrical Technician

Location: 

Lodi, CA, US, 95240

Req ID:  26907
Segment:  Maintenance

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Conducts, maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic systems and components. Applies knowledge of electrical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and restores equipment to operation. The Electrical Technician ll is expected to work on electrical projects and electrical maintenance with minimal supervision. Is also expected to install and maintain high voltage up to 600vac and low voltage down to 12vdc. The position would also require the ability to install and maintain various components of electrical controls and automation.

Main Duties

  • Plans, installs and repairs a wide variety of complex electrical equipment, including automatic machine and process controls, control centers and panels, relays, circuit breakers, and electronic controls
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures and OSHA requirements; uses Lock–out, Tag-out
  • Advises Line Operators and Mechanics of operational procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic equipment and components
  • Informs appropriate management and mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved
  • Supports the Maintenance department in their respective areas in matters pertaining to electrical, automation and control application/repair/optimization
  • Reads and follows electrical schematics for high voltage, low voltage and various control circuits
  • Updates knowledge and skills, staying current on available technology
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and programs Motors, Drives, PLC’s, MCC’s etc.
  • Runs conduit and pulls wire to NEC standards

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 years of Technical College or equivalent work experience in the field of electronics and controls
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes
  • Advanced understanding of machine automation, control logics and the NEC standards
  • Working knowledge of various PLC and control systems
  • At least 7 years progressive work experience with controls systems and Industrial Electrical
  • Food industry experience preferred but not required
  • Able to read, write and speak English – bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to bend, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Willing to work any shift and overtime as required

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical capabilities an associate must have to perform the essential functions of this position are:

  • Moderate to high degree of physical activity
  • Continuous standing and frequent walking
  • Occasional stair/ladder climbing and elevated work
  • Frequent kneeling, crouching, bending
  • Works in wet environment
  • Works in high noise area
  • May handle potentially hazardous equipment and materials
  • Requires lifting not to exceed 50 lbs.
  • Occasional testing of energized electrical equipment
  • Occasional work in freezer environment, where temperatures can reach –25°F

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 at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Nearest Major Market: Stockton

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