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ArdaghGroup Electronic Technician - 17302 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading food, beverage, and consumer care brands.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organisation.


n Purpose of the Job: n

The Electrician is responsible for modifying, repairing, and overhauling all types of electrical and electronic equipment and controls across the facility. Maintain, modify and install PLC programs. Troubleshoot and correct electrical/electronic problems on the plant floor.


n Key Accountabilities:

Install, modify, rebuild, repair or overall all types of electronic/electrical equipment and controls with an emphasis on plant operations.

Remove and/or install electronic/electrical equipment and parts.

Analyze and correct electrical/electronic problems.

Must be familiar with electrical/electronic tools, gauges, calibration and testing equipment.

Must have a working knowledge of computers, hand and power tools, pipe threader, etc.

Must be familiar with motors, transformers, conduits, bus ducts, fittings, wires, cable, transistors and other electrical/electronic gauges, meters and control devices.

Must be able to modify, maintain, and install PLC programs.

Identify PLC problems, troubleshoot PLCs and maintain PLC updated documentation and wiring changes.

Receive wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and instructions covering scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done.

Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles, wiring specifications, codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.

Make sketches of parts and layouts, design and construct adaptations or conversions of component parts, including the necessary phases of development work.

Perform Preventative Maintenance inspection of assigned equipment, report findings and take appropriate action.

Write and perform maintenance work orders as required.

Make mechanical and electrical repairs as required in servicing electronic equipment, including assembling, modifying, repairing and replacement of individual electronic parts within components, circuit modules, and printed circuit boards.

Maintain performance inventory and maintenance records for electrical and electronic equipment.

Advise operators, mechanics, and other electrical maintenance personnel of standard operating procedures and requirements for electronic and electrical equipment and controls.

Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment notes and corrective action taken.

Operate equipment and assist production as directed.

Other duties as assigned.


n Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

Journeyman electrician designation with at least three years industrial experience

Experience with installation, troubleshooting, repair and adjustment of industrial, electrical and electronic equipment.

Experience with Allen-Bradley and/or Modicon PLCs, Controllogix5000 is a plus

Software experience with frequency drives, Yaskawa and others preferred

Working knowledge of 3 phase power circuits and ability read electrical prints

Ability to pass the Mechanical Comprehension test at 70% or higher.

Strong working knowledge in safety principles

High school diploma or equivalent required


We are a 24/7 continuous operation running 4 days on, 4 days off with 12-hour days in a union environment. Employees must be flexible to work days and nights as well as holidays.


Wage: $30.67


nOur Vision and Values n

The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world's leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.


Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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nNearest Major Market: Chicago