PLC Programmer / Automation Coordinator ($4,000 Sign-On Bonus!)

Corteva Agriscience

Cedar Rapids, IA Warehousing / Manufacturing & Industrial
Tired of working 24/7 year round? Don't want to be on the road all the time anymore? Tired of being on a forever off-shift? If you are a PLC Programmer/Automation Coordinator looking for an amazing place to work where you can have a better work-life balance, then this is the perfect role for you! Our unique seed industry business allows us to not work 24/7 year-round like other manufacturing plants do. Don't wait another minute, read more below about our excellent PLC Programmer/Automation Coordinator opportunity and apply today!

You will never be bored at our Toledo, IA production plant as our facility offers diversity of tasks and activities year-round! Here at Toledo, we take pride in the quality of our work and the safety of all of our team members. Corteva Agriscience™ offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

As the PLC Programmer/Automation Coordinator, you will work with the Location Maintenance Team to maintain the local Process control network, programming standards, and propose new equipment for the location. You will be challenged with duties and responsibilities that will evolve throughout the year. Come grow your career with Corteva, where you'll have opportunities to nurture your passion and use your talents to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world today.
What You Will Do:
  • Maintain integrity of the PLC automation servers and PLC processors at the Toledo location. 
  • Troubleshoot and modify ladder logic programs on Allen Bradley processors using RSLogix 500 and 5000 software. • Understand the strategy for the Process Control Network operating production locations and be accountable for the implementation of the strategy at the local level.
  • Lead and foster the safety culture with team members, and drive maintenance and reliability of the process control network.
  • Develop a strategy for PLC automation support for the location which includes training of operators.
  • Assist in the development, installation, inspection and maintenance of new or enhanced mechanical and/or electrical equipment.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on field or facility equipment/machinery or vehicles.
  • Estimate labor and equipment costs, maintain appropriate maintenance, inventory and repair logs.
  • May lead others in maintenance or oversee certain program, processes or projects.
  • May be responsible for supporting mechanical projects throughout the plant.
Who You Are:
  • You love a challenge and enjoy troubleshooting! 
  • You look at problems as a way to find a solution and love solving them! 
  • You have a High School Diploma or GED or higher. 
  • You have EITHER a Two-year technical / vocational degree in Industrial Technology with PLC automation coursework OR 3-5 years of related PLC Automation work experience. 
  • You have previous HMI graphical interface programming experience using Allen-Bradley FTVSE\FTVME and PanelBuilder32 Software. 
  • You have previous experience programming PLC ladder logic. 
  • Previous electrical experience voltages ranging from 24v to 480v 3 phase Chilly warehouse? Dusty fields? No problem! 
  • You love to get out there and work hard in different environments! You are also willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • You understand that delivering to our customers on-time keeps us viable and are willing and able to work a rotating shift and work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks to support achieving those goals.
  • You value health and safety! You will always work safety and follow all safety policies and procedures to ensure you and your colleagues go home safely every day. 
  • Plus, since you value health, working in a Tobacco Free facility is the work environment you are looking for! 
  • You work well with others of all organizational levels because you have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • You have intermediate computer skills or higher including use of Microsoft Office.
  • You have an understanding of or experience with Allen Bradley. 
  • You love to learn and improve so you are willing and able to complete additional training if necessary!
It Would Be Great If You Have:
  • Previous HMI programming experience primarily with Allen Bradley Factory Talk Studio. 
  • Previous experience programming ladder logic with Allen Bradley logix 500 and logix 5000. 
  • Knowledge of electrical panels and electrical troubleshooting. 
  • An Advanced Degree in a related field. 
  • Ability to read blue prints. 
  • Ability to obtain professional certifications. 
  • Training/coaching skills. 
  • Project management skills. 

Job ID: 69472

Posted 13 days ago

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