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Electrical Technician- Petaluma, CA

About Us

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble. 

 

About the Role 

The Electrical Technician will perform maintenance to production equipment with focus on keeping our new, state of the art facility at peak operational performance and efficiency, always considering safety and quality as top priorities.

 

What You'll Do

  • Adhere to all safety standards set by Lagunitas and OSHA.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings, audits, and good catch program.
  • Installs and maintains electric motors, control cabinets, motor starters, drives, wiring, sensors, switches, and general electric/electronic devices.
  • Troubleshoots and maintains control systems, HMI’s (PanelView), programmable logic controllers (Allen Bradley, Siemens), Variable Frequency Drives, and power distribution systems.
  • Maintains and calibrates instrumentation equipment (Endress + Hauser).
  • Troubleshoots and maintains industrial process control networks and components (Profibus, ASiBus, Ethernet, DeviceNet).
  • Reaches out to vendors/OEMs as needed for technical support
  • Uses Computerized Maintenance Management System to check work order assignment and report completed work.
  • Generates parts requisitions using parts inventory control system.
  • Completes preventive maintenance routines as assigned.
  • Attends shift change meetings & participates in all continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Identifies root cause of problems. Proposes and implements solutions.
  • Actively contributes to the achievement of Company goals and KPI’s.
  • Keeps work area clean and organized.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

What We're Lookin' For

  • High school Diploma, Associate Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of industrial electrical experience in the food or beverage industry.  Brewing or high-speed carbonated beverage packaging experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience with trouble shooting and basic programming of automated equipment control platforms (i.e., Allen- Bradley, Siemens PCS7, Rockwell Automation).
  • Ability to complete basic mechanical maintenance.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot fiber optics and telephone lines is a plus.
  • Ability to read schematics, blueprints, and equipment manuals.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment, testing equipment, and special tools.
  • Experience completing preventive maintenance activities.
  • Performs work in a manner consistent with plant safety and product quality.
  • Results driven, proactive, able to work effectively individually and within a team.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to clearly articulate issues, opportunities and risk.
  • Strong analytical competency.

 

Key Relationships

  • Reports to Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Frequently interacts with the Quality, Brewing and Packaging departments.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, crawl, climb and work in tight spaces
  • Ability to stand and walk for majority of shift
  • Work environment is both indoors within a Production environment and outside in the elements and inclement weather conditions
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Must be able to work flexible/rotating/off shifts, holidays, weekends and/or overtime as necessary to support business operations.

 

There is a seat at our bar for Everyone

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.

 


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

Job Segment: Maintenance, Facilities, Electrical, Technician, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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