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The Impact You'll Make in this Role The person hired for the position of Controls Systems Technician will fill an integral position in our Maintenance/Engineering organization as a Controls Systems Technician. This position will be responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing, modifying, calibration, troubleshooting, and programming to electrical, electronic, and microprocessor devises and components used in production.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Develop, test, diagnose and modify programs for microprocessor-based manufacturing systems and quality analysis equipment. Write machine programs for programmable controllers (PLCs). Make program modifications and troubleshoot programs
Install troubleshoot, repair, modify, calibrate, and make adjustments to electrical/electronic system components and circuits used in measurement and control of current, voltage, temperature, humidity, speed, vacuum, pressure, tension, flow, time, frequency, thickness and density
Ensure availability of machine documentation and programs, and ensure that all documentation and programs are updated to reflect machine or program changes
Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment malfunctions and make repairs or adjustments using repair parts or correcting existing parts
Know and apply the operating principles, purpose, proper application and design limitations of electrical power distribution system components and elements. Includes the troubleshooting, testing, repair, replacement, adjustment, calibration and cleaning of the system and elements
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:
Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from a accredited institution.
Currently possess or in the last seven (7) months of obtaining a two (2) year technical degree in an electrical control's maintenance field OR a minimum of two (2) years industrial electrical or industrial electronics experience in a private, public, government, or military environment.
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Associates degree in an electrical or electronics discipline such as Automation Controls/SCADA or Robotics.
Experience diagnosing and repairing the following types of equipment in a manufacturing environment: Electrical Power Supply, Machine Control Devices, Pneumatics and Hydraulics.
Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Human Interfaces (HMIs), Analog and digital AC/DC drive systems, Pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
PLC programming experience.
Comfortable working with low and medium voltage AC & DC electrical systems.
Experience working with Allen Bradley controls and drive technologies.
Experience working with Windows-based systems.
Travel: None required
Relocation Assistance: No
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
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For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
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