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Maintenance Controls Technician - Dart Container - Horse Cave, KY - Horse Cave, KY

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Company: Dart Container - Horse Cave, KY

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Ready to build your future? We're hiring!


Are you an experienced Maintenance Controls Technician looking for a new opportunity? Dart Container wants you to join our team!


Within this role, you will work as part of a team that values and focuses on Dart's Four Priorities—safety, quality, service, and efficiency—ensuring great products for our customers and a safe, engaging place to work for our employees.


We offer our employees world-class benefits and success-building support, including:

  • Health, dental, vision, mental health support, wellness incentives, and 401K
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Support automation projects to install, maintain, repair, test, and troubleshoot complex automated equipment 
  • Lead process improvement initiatives and/or cross functional team projects 
  • Diagnose and repair complex mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and controls problems including non-routine issues 
  • Use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) including basic and ladder logic to read/write basic wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints to diagnosis problems 


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following: 
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in automation or related area and three (3) years of automated manufacturing equipment installation and maintenance experience, OR 
    • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of equipment installationand maintenance experience with preferred automated manufacturing experience.  
  • Ability to read, write, interpret, and draw mechanical and electrical diagrams, schematics and blueprints. 
  • Thorough understanding of the NFPA 70 Electrical CodeAdvanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic systems  
  • Advanced knowledge of industrial controls and instrumentation 
  • Advanced mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot complex problems  
  • Ability to make changes to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) using advanced ladder logic, read/write wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints 
  • Good verbal and written English language skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information 
  • Math skills to include decimals, fractions, algebra, and geometry 
  • Familiarity with, or ability to learn various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE) 
  • Proficiency with Multi-meter, scope, basic hand tools, and portable power tools 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain powered industrial truck (PIT) license

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