Agropur, Inc.
  • Facilities
  • Lake Norden, SD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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

Agropur is currently looking for an Automation Electrial Manager.


Job Summary:

Automation Electrical Manager is responsible for daily operation of Automated Systems and Electrical Equipment processes within facility. Automation Electrical Manager will engage with employees to assist and direct all automated and electrical work methods and procedures. Automation Electrical Manager will ensure themselves and employees stay in compliance with GMP's and safe employee practices concerning employees, processes and procedures.


 Essential Functions include the following:

  • Implement and enforce Quality Standard set forth by the Corporate Quality Department.
  • Supervises and coordinates workers engaged in the automation of equipment while applying learned knowledge of processes involved and production methods.
  • Supervise Automation Electrical Technicians including scheduling, performance management, and training.
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Assists in training employees in work methods and procedures.
  • Drive training and coaching to ensure compliance with Safety standards and incident prevention.
  • Good mechanical skills with ability to communicate and work with maintenance department so that all equipment is maintained at the highest level to reduce unnecessary down time.
  • Address any human resource needs, relating to those being managed, (in a timely manner) ensuring proper documentation and communication with necessary parties and HR department.
  • Will perform performance reviews of employees.
  • Work with plant, corporate and client personnel to resolve day-to-day production tasks/needs as they arise.
  • Supervise staff to meet and exceed safety goals.

Secondary Functions include the following:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

                This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Knowledge/ ability to read and understand electrical prints.
  • Understand and troubleshoot electrical circuits.
  • Understand three phase motors, transformers, and control circuits.
  • Understand and comply with NEC electrical standards and codes.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, procedures and related documents as needed).
  • Understanding of Corporate and Plant QA policies including implementation and accountability to the policies.



  • Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or one or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.


Work Conditions:

  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Track and maintain information on a database.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Occasionally move up to 80 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.
  • Able and willing to work in cold or hot environments.
  • Able and willing to work on ladders.
  • 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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