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PLC Technician


Vineland NJ, NJ, US, 08360

Req ID:  23558

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 .


The PLC Controls Technician maintains equipment to all specifications relating to electrical, instrumentation, mechanical, and troubleshooting in a team operation.


  • Oversee PLC upgrades and wiring modification on production equipment.
  • Designs, implements and tests for proper operation the control system software and hardware for a wide variety of PLC (programmable logic controllers), HMI (human machine interfaces), Process Instrumentation and Servo Systems.
  • Throughout control system software/hardware implementation or modification, ensure the safety of operators, maintenance and support personnel working in proximity to automated equipment.
  • Organize control system software/hardware implementation or modifications to minimize the impact on production.
  • Provide the Engineering or Maintenance Team with support in the implementation of production line modifications.
  • Provide the Maintenance Team with support in the troubleshooting and repair of equipment or instrumentation operating under the control of an automated system.
  • Installation of conduit, pull wire and terminate.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent coupled with formal technical education in a trade school setting.
  • Eight years of experience is required in a mechanical setting relating to the food processing, chemical or the pharmaceutical industry
  • Must pass aseptic certification course.
  • Must be able to pass a position specific “basic” skills test.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of schematics, PLC’s, process & instrumentation drawings.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, and fluid power systems.
  • Must be able to function in a team environment.
  • Must pass a basic computer skills test
  • Must pass equipment manufacturer review of demonstrated aptitude

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, 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: Philadelphia

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