Weyerhaeuser Entry Level PLC Tech in Cottage Grove, Oregon
Weyerhaeuser, in Cottage Grove, OR, has an immediate opening for an Entry Level PLC Technician in our Engineering Department at our Cottage Grove Lumber facility. This position is salaried with full benefits, including 401(k) match and bonus program.
We offer: * An emphasis on safety * Excellent wages and benefits * Opportunities to learn and grow
At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren't just the trees and timberlands we oversee. Our employees and their skill and ingenuity are the real reason we've been in business for over 100 years.
Key Functions, to be performed safely: * Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures * Ensure a safe work environment for yourself and all employees * Diagnose and correct PLC coding, reliability, and PM issues * Provide leadership in effective communication methods to support operations * Plan, develop, and provide leadership for electrical processes in the mill * Continuously improve reliability, uptime, and production volume * Participate in the implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance systems * Use CMMS and other computer-based programs to support effective prioritization of maintenance request, inventory, and proper delegation * Participate in productive team meetings * Responsible for process control work in the mill * Ability to communicate with operators and maintenance personnel * Ability to contribute to and manage special projects * Lead and conduct root cause analysis on downtime events * Develop and define control system applications for various machinery, including equipment using platforms such as ladder logic programming for PLCs and HMIs or motion-controlled technology * Ability to perform calibration testing and set up of various instruments, and gauges measuring all types of heat, light, voltage, amperage, weight, vacuum, magnetic resistance. * Preparing and programming of numeric controlled production equipment. Develops operation sequences that improves efficiency of processes, while conforming to standard (SOPs). * Responsible for setting specifications for testing and improving electronic automation control systems throughout the plant/mill production processes
Candidate Requirements: * Be at least 18 * Be able and willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays during shutdowns (regular schedule M-F days) * Be able to lift 2-20 pounds regularly, climb steps and ladders, and stand for up to 3 hours at a time * Successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, background check, and physical * Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship Job Requirements: * Safety Leader * Technical leadership ability * Willing to be on call * Ability to work with contractors, engineers, and plant personnel * Experience in: robotics, programming, manufacturing, waste water treatment, or other process controls/automation Job Preferred Experience: * Experience with PLC drives, installation, and troubleshooting * Experience and knowledge of Hydraulics, and Pneumatics * Experience in a manufacturing environment * Experience with AB Drives installation and troubleshooting * Experience Designing, programming, and troubleshooting PLC Control systems in a Manufacturing environment * AB Control Logix programming, and troubleshooting * Instrumentation experience-load cells, thermocouples * Knowledge of NEC and NFPA70E * Proficiency in SAP * Engineering or other technical B.S. degree or Associate technical degree About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.
/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./
Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction
Title: Entry Level PLC Tech
Location: OR-Cottage Grove
Requisition ID: 01013025