Technical Lead
Kraft - Lehigh Valley, PA

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Kraft Foods, Lehigh Valley is currently seeking qualified individuals for 3 rd shift Technical Lead positions at our operations facility in Allentown, PA. We are looking for a well-rounded individual with strong Electrical, Instrumentation, PLC and Mechanical skills. Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience supporting high-speed packaging and/or processing equipment in a manufacturing environment.

Technical skill requirements include a strong emphasis on industrial electrical and instrumentation principles in areas such as PC’s servo systems, frequency drives, AC/DC motors, brake clutches and preventative maintenance procedures. PLC experience includes programming, troubleshooting, operator interface systems, network control systems and PC/server client applications.

Mechanical skill requirements include industrial experience with conveyors, power transmission systems, all related pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical devices used in a process system is required.

The tech lead will coordinate and work directly with the support mechanics, line technicians, and electrical technicians on their respective shift. The position will work within the business unit to prioritize key control and informational requirements, coordinate with the plant OEE champion to ensure data collection validity, work with engineering to design and specify proper control strategies for local and capital projects, and assist the mechanical and electrical groups in their understanding of the latest technologies and proper training. The position will also provide technical leadership on the plant floor including line management, PM completion and tracking, improved equipment reliability, and identifying opportunities for improvement to help Kraft achieve its business objectives.

Employees will perform duties in a food manufacturing environment, following strict product safety and quality standards. Good communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills are essential. Interested individuals must be able to work in a fast paced, multifaceted environment and meet defined physical activities. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment will be required to complete a post-offer drug screen and background check.

Kraft Foods offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. Pay starting at $28.86 per hour plus shift differential. Applications and resumes will not be accepted at any Kraft Foods location. Interested candidates must submit a resume and apply online. No phone calls please.
Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Background in industrial, mechanical, electrical, and computer systems.

3-5 years demonstrated work experience working in and supporting an industrial automated manufacturing environment.

Must be able to work any shift and weekend work, including 8 and 12 hours shifts.

Must be able to lift 50lbs, bend, walk, stand, kneel, stoop, carry, push, pull and grasp

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