Agropur, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, 401(k) and PTO.

Agropur is currently looking for an Automation-Electrical Technician at our Le Sueur Cheese Plant.


Essential Functions include the following:

  • Monitor Automated Systems using a computer.
  • Troubleshoot Automation system using various PLC programs.
  • Make adjustments or modifications to existing PLC Programs.
  • Monitor HMI Systems.
  • Troubleshoot HMI systems.
  • Make adjustments or modifications to HMI systems.
  • Perform checks and calibration of plant floor equipment.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance work.
  • Perform Completion of Documentation for scheduled maintenance work.
  • Perform work orders assigned by the Planners.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance of electrical circuits.
  • Install new electrical circuits.
  • Help plant production personnel troubleshoot production problems.
  • Maintain the Controls system.


Technical Competencies:

  • Have a working understanding of 4-20mA control Loops.
  • Have a working understanding of Motor Control Centers utilizing voltages from 120vac to 480vac.
  • Have a Working knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Columbia Okura Robotic Palletizing knowledge would be a plus.
  • Able To Demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Rockwell PLC Programming Software Legacy and Logix based.
  • Rockwell View Studio (ME) Version 6 and up.
  • Intouch (Wonderware) Development utilizing version 2012 P01 and newer.
  • Intouch Historian .
  • A basic understanding of the relationship between Intouch, Intouch Historian and SQL server2008.
  • Intouch Information Server Development would be a Plus.
  • Computer Server file locations and Network configuration.
  • AutoCAD or other Electrical Print Viewing Software.
  • Ability to understand PI&D's.
  • Use electrical measuring equipment i.e. Fluke Multimeter, Process Meter, & Hart Calibration Equipment.
  • Sound wiring principals and Techniques.
  • Sound Troubleshooting skills using Electrical prints, PLC logic, and measuring equipment.



  • Associate Degree in Electrical Technology or 3+ years of related experience.


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and strong organizational skills.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.


Work Conditions:

  • 7 Day's on 7 Day's off Night Shift Only.
  • 9-12 hour Shifts.
  • 2 Day's On, 2 Days Off, On every other weekend Off for Three days every other weekend.
  • Track and maintain information on a data base.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Occasionally move up to 50 pounds for 12 hour shifts.
  • Able and willing to work at heights of 80 feet or more.
  • Able and willing to work in confined spaces, on ladders and in cold or hot environments.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level, and above both close and away from body.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.


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