The Technical Specialist will serve as the key resource in-house expert on all electronic and utility systems within the Chattanooga factory. The incumbent will provide technical support in resolving issues - assistance in problem solving and troubleshooting as necessary to resolve problems which fall within the scope of the factory's Engineering and Maintenance Departments. The incumbent will work closely with Engineering and Maintenance leadership on identifying and implementing the latest technologies, promote innovation, identify opportunities for improvement and have input in standardization of this equipment. The Technical Specialist will control the site calibrations and will create and modify departmental work instructions. The Technical Specialist will work with Electronics Technicians and Facility Technicians to provide the Chattanooga factory with the resources to maximize equipment availability and product quality and ensure the reliability of the site utilities. The Technical Specialist will lead the energy reduction programs on site by identification of utility losses and implementation of projects and systems to correct the losses and improve efficiency. The Technical Specialist will ensure that the assigned work orders for the group are completed within the time scales laid out by the maintenance planners.
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company is a recognized leader in confections with a wide range of product offerings including gum, mints, hard and chewy candies, lollipops, and chocolate. The company has operations in more than 40 countries and distributes its world-famous brands in more than 180 countries. Three of these brands - Juicy Fruit®, Wrigley's Spearmint®, and Altoids® - have heritages stretching back more than a century. Other well-loved brands include Orbit®, Extra®, Starburst®, Doublemint®, Skittles®, Freedent®, Airwaves®, Life Savers®, Eclipse®, and Winterfresh®. Wrigley is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and operates as a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, a private, family-owned company founded in 1911. Mars, Incorporated is one of the world's largest food companies, generating global revenues of 30 billion dollars annually and producing some of the world's leading brands in six segments that include Chocolate, Drinks, Food, Petcare, Symbioscience and Wrigley.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Demonstrated proficiency in conceptual thinking and mechanical and electrical – controls troubleshooting
Ability to assume a leadership role in project development and execution as is often required
Ability to meet physical requirements of the job, e.g.: Able and willing to climb.
Work at high temperatures.
Work in awkward and uncomfortable positions.
Stand for long periods of time
Demonstrated leadership skills which include: Good delegation skills, willing to give team members the opportunity to grow. Ability to direct, coach, support, and delegate as the individual team member may require. Good planning, coordination, organization, and time management skills.
Must be flexible to work on rotating shifts and work overtime as required.
The Wrigley Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.
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