Position:  Electrical and Instrumentation/Mechanical Technician
Location:  Inola, OK
Job Id:  137
# of Openings:  1

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the USA - with more than 6,000 employees.
The North American Headquarters for Sofidel America is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania with additional plants operating in six states (Florida, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Mississippi) as a tissue paper manufacturer for Consumer and Away-from-Home products.
We are currently looking for an Electrical and Instrumentation/Mechanical Technician for our Inola, OK facility.
Perform duties to repair machinery, troubleshoot mechanical problems and answer complaints involving the machinery, where only general methods are available in the making of broad decisions requiring considerable initiative and ingenuity. Perform duties to ensure that all electrical and instrumentation maintenance for the converting machinery is performed; replace components, and troubleshoot errors where only general methods are available in the making of broad decisions requiring considerable initiative and ingenuity. Continuously supports Sofidel’s Employee Personal Practice Policy.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. Supports Sofidel America’s Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP to promote a safe, sanitary and hygienically sound workplace.
  2. Work from written and verbal instructions as well as work orders.
  3. Set up and schedule preventative maintenance for the converting machinery based on information from work orders, service manuals, and instructions.
  4. Perform maintenance duties involving mechanical operations as well as electrical equipment. Perform preventative maintenance such as changing contacts, checking motors and the operation of robotic systems.
  5. Troubleshoot, drag and repair electrical and electronic systems on any converting plant equipment including any electromechanical production equipment. Test equipment after maintenance is completed to ensure machine is operating correctly.
  6. Collect PLC input and output data to monitor efficiency of equipment to assist in the planning of future conversion operations.
  7. Maintain the robotic systems including all mechanical, electrical and electrical components to ensure proper operation.
  8. Set up and implement safety programs for electrical and instrumentation systems. Train employees for new safety programs and procedures.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and quality and procedure manuals
Associates Degree in Electronics and 3 years’ experience; or High School Diploma with E & I Certifications and 5 years related experience. (Manufacturing preferred)  Solid work history required.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO & Vacation
  • 401K
  • Career Advancement
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
Sofidel America is an equal opportunity employer.
Sofidel America is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, employment decision at the company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. This policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, as well as the use of all Sofidel America facilities. #OK1

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