Controls Technician

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Fort Smith, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

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  • Troubleshooting complex drive systems (mechanical and electrical), PLC systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, VFD's, HMI's, vision systems, X-ray, and power distribution systems. Program, Service, Installation, loop tuning, calibration, development, implementation, repair and maintenance of communication network, instrumentation, control, safety and electrical systems.

  • Will be required to assist Engineering, Instrumentation, Calibration, Multi-craft and Cereal Technicians as required and other duties as assigned. Will use and maintain technical documents. (Equipment manuals, MSDS, instrument database, system drawings, Process and Instrument diagrams, PID’s, schematics, one line diagrams, using the MOC process.)

  • Will support Projects by participating in the development project scopes, design, and functional specifications. Perform design reviews, factory acceptance testing, system start-ups and operational checks of systems, including NEC and Safety compliance, configuration, wiring, grounding and power quality testing. Specify, organize and maintain adequate spare parts for control and instrumentation systems. Work requires close attention to detail and work pace is generally well above normal with frequent problems keeping up with the work pace.

  • Must complete all paperwork/checks as necessary including creating work orders, creating breakdown work orders, checking tasks, entering time and completing work orders in SAP.

  • Employee must maintain housekeeping in his/her area, sweeping area, cleaning tools and shop equipment as needed. Communicate and properly hand off “breakdown” work to on-coming shift, clean and put tools away.

Attend training for equipment, system, operations, and maintenance with intent of becoming a subject matter expert. Train and mentor peers, in all new technologies.


In addition to high school diploma or GED, 2-year trade school preferred. Specialized training such as apprenticeship in trade or technical courses. Additional training beyond high school graduation is preferred.

Completing training as needed to obtain and maintain ISA certification is preferred.

Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization.

Effective reading, writing, communication and computer skills.

Shall be proficient with troubleshooting and repairing PLC, HMI, X-ray, Communications, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Safety and Vision systems

Employee must support and comply with all Nestlé programs and policies, including, affirmative action goals and commitments, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) strategies, corporate citizenship initiatives, NCE (Nestle Continuous Excellence), TPM (Total Performance Management), GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Safety Policies to ensure employee safety and product quality. Employee must meet all requirements related to NQMS (Nestle Quality Management System) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards for Quality, Food Safety, Environmental Compliance and Occupational Health and Safety.

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