Electrical Maintenance Specialist
The Hershey Company - Lancaster, PA

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United States - Pennsylvania - Lancaster - Global Operations - Full-Time

This position is located at Y&S Candies in Lancaster, PA, a division of The Hershey Company. We produce a variety of licorice products at the Y&S facility. The incumbent will provide specialized technical leadership to the maintenance and production organization in order to maintain high performance manufacturing operations and the physical plant. This position will develop, implement, and maintain automation, packaging and process control systems for all plant equipment. This position also ensures that work under his / her direction complies with established engineering, sanitation, GMP, and safety standards.

NOTE: This is a 3rd Shift position

Troubleshoot and resolve electrical, electronic, controls, and mechanical manufacturing and physical plant equipment and operations issues. Provide direction and training to maintenance technicians, operators, production supervisors and/or contractors for repair/replacement. Identify, justify, implement, and document process and equipment improvements, modifications, or new installations. Coordinate outside resources, such as engineers, service technicians, vendors, designers, suppliers, contractors, etc. Assist with developing, planning, scheduling, and implementing capital projects to improve plant performance, productivity, and reliability. Develop technical SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and communicate to affected employees as needed. Particpate and execute other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Requirements:
Knowledge of established maintenance system and Good manufacturing Practices

Basic knowledge of engineering fundamentals

Ability to read and interpret drawings, codes, standards, and specifications (Industry & THC)

Excellent knowledge of Packaging, Processing, and industrial plant equipment and tool capabilities

Ability to test and troubleshoot electrical, packaging, & process equipment

Excellent knowledge of PLC’s, servo drives, controls integration,networks, and various controls software platforms

Ability to work in cooperative atmosphere with others

Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be required

Excellent problem solving abilities

Ability to apply basic math

Good use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access

Ability to work on other shifts and / or come in early or stay late as needed

Preferred Requirements:
Experience using SAP software program, specifically Plant Maintenance Specific knowledge and experience with Honeywell and Allen Bradley systems platforms

Technical experience working in a food, beverage or consumer packaged good industry

Successful candidates must meet the following minimum education and experience combination requirements:

Two year technical degree and at least 4 years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering

High school diploma/GED and at least 8 years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check results consistent with The Hershey Company's employment policies. Background checks may include, but are not limited to the following: education verification, employment verification, criminal check, social security number verification, and / or drug test.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, Veteran Status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected category recognized by state and federal laws.

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