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Industrial Technician, Sr.  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Category Maintenance  
Location Chambersburg, PA Plant  
Req Number MAI-18-00036  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
About the Organization Ventura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.


Installs and writes programmable logic contoller based systems, maintains electronic and instrument based components of machinery and equipment while following electrical code, ladder logic, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications. Assists in project management and implementation of new control systems. Supervise and coordinates the work of other Industrial Technicians in conjunction with Maintenance Manager.

Programs, troubleshoots, and maintains PLC's with a lap top computer using platform systems by vendors such as Allen Bradley, Semiens, Rexroth, etc.Assists in project management and implementation of new control systems, control system upgrades, equipment, and equipment upgradesTrouble shoot production line equipment issues with other Industrial Technicians when called. Assist in determining work priorities, planning, scheduling, assigning and reviewing work. Performs all work in accordance with established GMP and Safety procedures. Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports documenting the activities and work performed by the maintenance department. Including all equipment repairs. Assist in maintaining the Maintenance Office, departmental records and CMMS (JDE EAM)Replaces faulty switches, and other elements of electrical and mechanical systems. Dismantles electrical machinery and replaces defective electrical or mechanical parts such as gears, brushes, and armatures.Installs, repairs, overhauls, modifies and maintains electrical and mechanical systems, equipment, and machinery. Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electrical, electronic, and mechanical components throughout the Plant.Maintains Plant power distribution systems, including performing preventive maintenance, and installing wiring, conduit and apparatus. Oversee down day activities and be available for emergency call outs.

Position Requirements

Working knowledge and experience with Ladder Logic.    

Ability to write ladder logic.  

Ability to program controls.    

Ability to use AutoCad
Working knowledge of electronic and electrical concepts and operating safety.
Working knowledge of and demonstrated ability to use electronic and electrical test equipment including digital and analog volt and ohm-meters, oscilloscopes, data analyzers and circuit testers.
Knowledge of current national electrical code.
Demonstrated ability to use hand and power tools commonly used in electrical, electronic, and mechanical trades.

Physical Activity/Work Environment                                                                       

                                                                                                                                Percent of Time               

Travel                                                                                                                                    1%


Prolonged Sitting                                                                                                             40%

Prolonged Standing/Walking                                                                                      35%

Climbing, Crawling, Pushing, Pulling,        Lifting ( 50lbs.)                                   5%

Finger-Hand manipulation (e.g. 10-key, typing )                                                                 20%

Prolonged VDT use (Video Display Terminal)                                                       20%



                Noise                                                                                                                    50%

                Dust                                                                                                                       1%

                Fumes                                                                                                                  1%

                Other Safety Hazards:    Electrical, chemical                                          5%


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