O-I Mechanical Electrical-Control Technician in Tracy, California

Mechanical Electrical-Control Technician

  • Job ID #:5906

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:Tracy, CA

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:GED

  • Experience Required:3 - 5 Years

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Position Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Your Role:

You must perform a high class of mechanical, electrical/electronic, controls and instrumentation work. Assembles, installs, tests, upgrades, programs, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains automated equipment and computers, circuits, controls and related components of the equipment. You will also provide mechanical and electrical/electronic knowledge and support to all areas of manufacturing.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Installing, servicing, repairing and performing proper maintenance of various types of plant machineries, equipment structures, component parts, electrical/electronic equipment including programmable logic controllers such Omron and Micro Logix PLC’s.

  • Installing, wiring, servicing and proper maintenance of computer-controlled equipment, electrical circuits and controls, motors, meters, and all other electrical or electronic equipment.

  • Research, plan and install new upgrades to current systems. An example being the installation of the first set of Servo needles without outside assistance.

  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and/or electronic principles, writing specification codes, properties of various materials, principles of operation and application of electrical and/or electronic equipment such as motors, switches, control boards, generators, circuit breakers, electronic inspection units, etc.

  • Reads schematics, works from complex blue prints, wiring diagrams, shop hand books, layouts, and other specifications to determine materials and working procedures needed in the maintenance of plant machinery, structures, and electronic or electrical equipment.

  • Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining the following equipment but are not limited to:

  • Electro/servo ramp testers, servo needles, computer controls on compressors, ultrasonic hydro-mixer level detector, radiators for machine cooling, MCS, inverter control for North Cooling Tower, central machine alarm indicators for all lube panels and servo equipment, computer-controlled lathe, computer-controlled water softener, air conditioning units

  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, equipment, and components to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem and failure on all such equipment.

  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures and ensure safety of the system.

  • Develops, installs, programs, maintains, and repairs systems such as laser detection system for Shear Lube Viscosity, laser eye detectors, double tier sheet detection, packaging line tracking system, electrostatic precipitator, and CEMS monitoring systems.

  • Responsible for collecting, changing the electronic format, distribution and storing the EP and CEMS data for the EPA records.

  • Manage projects for upgrades and new installations for the plant by planning, finding all specs and requirements for the installation; sourcing out the materials, ordering the materials, scheduling and implementing the action plan.

  • Must be able to research projects, pricing out parts from various vendors, ordering parts and installation.

  • Services plant computer network including new programmable switches and computer drops.

  • Constructs rigging and scaffolding; moves heavy machinery and equipment; lubricates greases, oils, etc., plant machinery and equipment.

  • Assists, trains and provides mechanical and electrical/electronic expertise to maintenance journeyman in operating electrical and mechanical equipment adhering to safety standards.

  • Cleans work area

Position Requirements:

About You:

  • Must be a Maintenance Journeyman with at least 8,000 hours of work experience in mechanical, electrical/electronic work, equipment installation and removal, schematic reading, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, ladder logic, programmable logic controllers, instrumentation, system controls and development and electrical safety.

  • Required Courses

  • Eltec.208 – The World of Electricity and Electronics (3 Units)

  • Eltec.234 – Advanced Topics in Programming Logic Controllers (2 Units)

  • Eltec.226 – Motors, Controls and Controllers (3 Units)

  • Eltec.221 – Instrumentation Devices and Systems (3 Units)

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.