Tyson Foods Automation Technician 7 in St Joseph, Missouri


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: To provide staff services for the entire operating division to include the engineering, research and development, installation, modification, and maintenance of any electrical/electronic piece of equipment and/or system as it pertains to the direct and indirect manufacturing of the product line. Job requirements involve a high degree of visibility and technical abilities in several business areas. RESPONSIBILITIES: Engineer, install, and maintain all process controlsystems to include instrumentation, pH control, temperature control, etc. Develop system application programs for our programmable logic controllers (PLC), include flow charting, testing, documenting, and installation. Installation and maintenance of our electronic scaling equipment to include board level repair and interfacing requirements. Perform installation, programming and maintenance of the telephone, voicemail, 2-way radio, and pocket pager systems. Routinely help mechanics to the extent necessary to keep production downtime to a minimum. Installation, programming, and maintenance of computer equipment, LAN/WAN systems, T1 telecommunication equipment, cabling, and peripherals. Research and develop newand existing software and hardware for use in the automation of our processes to include PLC's and telecommunications. Design and document process schematics manually and with Autocad drafting equipment. Provide data archival services for all manufacturing equipment. REQUIREMENTS: Preferred: Associate's degree or equivalent certification plus 1-2 years' experience Required: High school plus less than a year of special training plus 5-6 years' experience. Advance technical, trade or administrative ability that requires in-depth skills in a specific area. Serves as training and \"troubleshooting\" resource within specialty area. Licenses / certifications are not required. Requires reading to understand moderately complex material.

Facility Name (Location):

St Joseph Plant

Pay Type:



Automation Technician 7


St Joseph





Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

If you are interested in this position, please apply to other requisitions listed with this title, shift and location.

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.