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

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

Agropur is currently looking for an Automation Technician at it's Le Sueur Cheese Plant located in Le Sueur, MN.

Opening: 1 night shift Technician

Job Summary:

Automation Technicians repair and maintain the computer-controlled systems robotic devices used within industrial and commerical facilities to reduce human interventions and maximize efficiency.  Their duties require knowledge of electronics, mechanics, and computers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Automates Systems using a computer
  • Troubleshoot Automation System using various PLC programs
  • Make adjustments or modifications to existing PLC programs
  • Monitor HMI Systems
  • Perform checks and calibration of plant floor equipment
  • perform scheduled maintenance work
  • perform completion of documentation for scheduled maintenance work
  • Peform work orders assigned by the planners
  • perform daily preventive maitenance of electrical circuits
  • Install new electrical circuits
  • Help plant production personnnel troubleshoot production problems
  • Maintain the control systems

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Have a working understanding of 4-20mA control Loops
    • have a working understanding of Motor Control Center ultiizing voltages from 120vac to 480vac.
    • have a working knowledge of variable frequency drives
    • Columbia Okura Robotic palletizing knowledge woudl be a plus.
    • Able to demonstrate and 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 undrstanding of the relationship between Intouch, Intouch Historian and SQL server 2008
      • Computer Sever file locations and Network configuration
      • ability to understand PI&D's
      • use electrical measuring equipment i.e Fluke Mulitmeter, process Meter, & Hart Calibration Equipment
    • Ability to work in fast paced environment and strong organizational skills.
    • Requires the ability to communicate and document work
    • Good to excellent spelling, grammer and written communication skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammer and written communication skills.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and strong organizational skills

Safety Protocol

  • Stop any observed unsafe acts, and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
  • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
  • Support safety policies and programs.



Education Required:


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


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