Instrumentation Tech/Electrician

Join Our Team - Instrumentation Tech - Electrician

PURIS is hiring for the role of Instrumentation Tech - Electrician. Join us in transforming the global food landscape with non-GMO, organic, plant-based solutions. Grow your career with us!

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Instrument & Controls Technician

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for the maintenance/troubleshooting/etc. of the facility’s process instrumentation (i.e. sensors, transmitters, control valves, etc.) and PLC controls systems, including logic/programming.
  • Assist the Plant Electrician in troubleshooting of VFDs, including parameter settings.
  • Testing and calibration of process instrumentation and PLC parameters
  • Oversee the facility’s Production and Admin Networks and coordinate all install/maintenance/etc. with PURIS third-party providers that are responsible for the uninterrupted operation of those Networks.
  • Utilize Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Strategies on the facility’s process instrumentation and controls system to support process uptime.
  • Develop corrective & preventative action plans to address common and ongoing instrumentation and controls issues.
  • Provide detailed documentation of executed work for analysis of future work and continuous improvement and update existing documentation to reflect all changes.
  • Develop and maintain updated instrumentation and controls design standards for new installations that meet existing and future growth needs.

Education & Experience


· 2-5 years of Industrial experience as an Instrument & Controls Technician

· Must have a good working knowledge to include, but not limited to, the troubleshooting and repair of VFDs, Motors/Wiring configurations, Control Valves, PLCs, Computers, Electrical Schematics, Control Circuits, and Preventive / Predictive maintenance

· Strong skills with AB PLC processors (CompactLogix and ControlLogix preferred) and input/output modules

· Able to understand and interpret blueprints, electrical diagrams, P&IDs, and manufacturer’s installation manuals

· Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities

· Leadership and project management skills

· Good oral and written communication skills; able to prepare memos, reports, and essays using proper punctuation, spelling, and grammar

· Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CMMS

· Able to work independently and within a team

· Able to work on-call as required


· Experience in a food production facility

· A two-year associate degree in an electrical training program related to Instrumentation and Controls, or equivalent, and/or 2-5 years of education in Electronics or Industrial Electricity

· IT Networking Experience

· Proficiency in eMaint

· Infrared Thermography Experience

· Knowledge of other non-A&B control systems


We offer a very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits starting on the 1st of the month following hire date. Benefits include excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off (PTO), mental health support, 100% paid life and disability insurance and a 401K plan with company match.

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The hiring process includes successfully completing a background check, and drug screen. We E-verify all new hires.