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Industrial Controls Technician
Category: Retail
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Job code: lhw-e0-89810026

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Industrial Controls Technician
Industrial Controls Technician



Under minimal supervision, operates, monitors and maintains Reedsburg, Dodgeville and Stevens Point Distribution Center systems and equipment through server applications, electro-mechanical hardware/software and observation. Provides timely communication with Facilities, Maintenance, IS, and external contractors on any irregular functions or diagnosis of Distribution Center systems. Responsible for making business critical decisions and updating the Distribution Centers leadership staff on progress and delays. Sources technical equipment; dealing with all outside suppliers and acts as a resource to the Business when sourcing such equipment. Responsible for continuous improvement in systems operation, energy management and operational through-put

Position Analysis:

+ Act as a Subject Matter Expert for a wide variety of material handling systems, automation, and electronics equipment for the Lands' End distribution network.

+ Write equipment specifications, bid projects, and select suppliers for new equipment purchases.

+ Work with suppliers and in-house Maintenance and Engineering resources to manage the installation and implementation of new equipment.

+ Serve as the troubleshooting expert and technical resource during equipment escalations. Coordinate resources to quickly resolve equipment downtime.

+ Maintain comprehensive technical subject matter expertise of existing Lands' End material handling systems and technology specifications. This include varying types of package and bulk conveyors, sortation systems, barcode scanners, print and apply labelers, and associated software.

+ Assess and modify systems where system performance does not meet Operation's expectations and design specifications in close partnership with Operations.

+ Supports all Distribution Center systems and equipment, including close monitoring of WMS, Sorter X, High Jump, Eton, Random Returns, and Delta.

+ Supports all other Distribution Center software applications as well as monitors all hardware needs.

+ Acts as liaison between Distribution Center and outside vendors. Maintains contacts that will ensure resolution of issues that arise within systems that are supported by outside vendors.

+ Troubleshoots any issues with Distribution Center systems/applications. Responsible for working with system administrators to resolve any 2nd level issues.

+ Oversees daily workflow of Distribution Center applications while maintaining contact with DC leadership on progress and delays.

+ Acts as liaison between Distribution Center and IS. Assists IS by installing and maintaining software applications and hardware needs within the Distribution Centers.

Required Skills:

+ Associate degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical disciplines with a controls emphasis; Bachelor degree preferred; or equivalent experience.

+ Experience with and knowledge of material handling systems, systems integration, and maintenance.

+ Three or more years engineering experience supporting, commissioning and troubleshooting PLC/PC industrial control systems (Siemens, Rockwell Systems/Allen Bradley) and their industrial networks (DeviceNet, Profibus, Ethernet I/O)

+ Experience using SCADA Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) such as Visual Logic Controller (VLC) or GE iFix applications.

+ Previous experience in disassembling machinery, analyzing defective parts and using diagnostic skills to make repairs to continue operations.

+ Demonstrated flexibility through managing multiple tasks and adjusting to changing priorities or difficult situations calmly.

+ Mechanical aptitude, able to absorb technical and mechanical information quickly.

+ Demonstrated ability to evaluate situations, follow guidelines, and make independent decisions to resolve problems.

+ Demonstrated ability to work as a team and interact with other departments with a high level of initiative.

+ Excellent communication skills demonstrated in verbal, written and listening form.

+ Demonstrated leadership ability.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).

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