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Electronic Technician - 2nd sh NE Open (J#26533)
Education: High School
Experience: 1 - 3 years

Please apply online by copying and pasting the following link:
careers.covidien.com/job/2012005372/electronic-tech-i

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2012 revenue of $11.9 billion, Covidien has 43,000 employees worldwide in 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien both in the lives of others and your career.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Info:

2nd Shift 3 pm to 11 pm. Our Norfolk, Nebraska facility manufactures a diverse line of Class I and Class II, sterile and non-sterile devices as well as components.

Position Summary
Our Electronic Technician position in Norfolk, Nebraska is responsible for the development of the software of various PLCs and motor control devices. Perform electrical installations as well as troubleshoot, repair and maintain various complex electronic systems and devices used in automated production equipment. Reports to Facility Maintenance Supervisor.

Principal Accountabilities
PLC programming with expertise in data bit manipulation. Must be able to layout and implement PLC systems.

Program and implement data acquisition devices as used to interface with machine operators for various automated production equipment.

Layout and construction of machine control panels.

Development and installation of various motor drive systems.

Apply electronic theory, principles of electrical circuits, electrical testing procedures, engineering mathematics, physics, and related subjects to layout, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify developmental and production electronic equipment.

Draw sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units. Use CAD System for development of schematics. Assemble experimental circuitry (breadboard) or complete prototype model according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components and their functions. Recommend changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.

Adjust, calibrate and modify circuitry and components and record effects on unit performance.

Work in both electronic and electrical areas handling conduit and various construction wiring.

Use a variety of hand tools and electrical/electronic test instruments. Responsible to order and maintain necessary equipment and spare parts inventory.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks as assigned by the supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Requirements
Education and/or Experience: Associates Degree in electronics with emphasis on microprocessor based machine controls, PLC industrial control systems, digital and analog electronics preferred. Experience in an industrial setting helpful. Must have proven mechanical ability. Must be a self-starter, team worker, and able to work other shifts to cover for vacations etc. Must be able to work with moderate supervision. Reports to Shift Supervisor and Maintenance Supervisor.

Additional Requirements: The additional requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be a self-starter, team oriented, and able to work other shifts to cover for vacations, etc.

High level of neatness, thoroughness, and competency in the layout and construction of machine control panels.

Must be willing to expand job knowledge by taking associated college courses and attending seminars/ workshops as deemed necessary.

Basic knowledge/understanding of computers and Microsoft Office.
 
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