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Controls Technician

City:  Salt Lake City

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

About the role

Are you passionate about making things work and keen to contribute to a major brand's success from the inside out? At Reckitt, as a Controls Technician, you'll have the vital role of keeping our production lines humming with efficiency. It's a blend of maintaining smooth operations and applying your technical know-how to ensure our products are perfectly prepared for customers. Join us if you're looking for a tactile role where you can make a tangible impact every single day. This is a hands-on technical position in which the associate is expected to perform the tasks necessary to ensure working controls systems throughout the facility. These tasks include preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and programing of various controls systems as well as lending support to the maintenance, engineering, facilities, production, and quality teams.

Your responsibilities

- Plan for, establish, and perform preventative and predictive controls maintenance according to the schedule.
- Expected to competently work with a wide variety of electrical and process meters and tools, have the ability correctly interpret data from various meters, and always have the skill level to work safely. 
- Must be committed to accurate documentation and change management for all work performed, and above all else must adhere strictly to electrical and arc flash safety practices
- Support production equipment and personnel as needed in a safe and efficient manner.  
- Responsible for the ordering of parts, procurement of quotes for equipment, and production modifications within prescribed budgets.
- Continually plan, develop, and complete equipment improvement projects focused on the controls.
- Complete root cause analysis, in line with down time procedure to Identify and implement preventative solutions.
- Support escalation process for line stoppages or breakdowns from production and maintenance.
- Ensure legal and regulatory compliance in respect of safety, cGMP, and quality systems.

The experience we're looking for

- Experienced with high-speed packaging equipment within a FMCG, food, chemical, or pharmaceutical setting.
- Mechanical and / or electrical engineering skills – having completed an apprenticeship or craft training.
- Minimum of five years’ experience working with a wide variety of controls applications, platforms, and devices           
- Experience with Allen Bradley PLC logic is preferred.
- Understanding of relay logic is preferred.
- Possess the ability to program and troubleshoot various types of control systems.
- Understand complex ladder logic and electrical schematics 
- Must have extensive IT (Information Technology) and CIP (Common Industrial Protocol) understanding and experience 
- Possess a basic understanding of electrical theory and National Electrical Code (NFPA 70E).

The skills for success

Partnership, Collaboration, Relationship management, Productivity management, Improve business processes, Advanced analytics, Data analytics, Manufacturing, Production, Manufacturing excellence, Information Technology, Common Industrial Protocol, National Electrical Code, High Speed equipment, Electrical, Mechanical, Programming, Trouble shooting, electrical schematics

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

Job Segment: Counseling, Nutrition, Healthcare

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