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Job Title:  PLC Technician

Requisition ID:  5763

Hays, KS, US, 67601

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA.  This position is in our Energy Systems line of business, which supports telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe, DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.

Job Purpose

Develops, modifies, installs and programs various Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) to support a variety of systems including energy delivery, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical, safety, communication, and process control systems.  Provides technical support to Maintenance, Engineering, IT and Production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs, coordinates and leads controls-related installation, troubleshooting and programming, repair, adjustment, and replacement of components.
  • Inspects and tests the operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults and verify repairs on transmitters, switches, analyzers, programmable controllers, proximity devices, level control systems, control valves, equipment and personnel safety systems, and others including pneumatic and electronic devices related to these systems.
  • Establishes and optimizes process control strategies and configures related systems.  Participates in teams to direct new technology master plans for the Plant in collaboration with the Engineering and IT departments.
  • Maintains software and programs that support all facility automated equipment.
  • Perform repairs on production equipment
  • Analyzes problems and proficiently suggesting improvements related to the Plants needs.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus an Associate Degree, a vocational or technical school certificate or the equivalent.
  • Must meet the technical qualifications for Maintenance Tech IV.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Vocational Technical Education Certificate in Facilities Maintenance
  • Demonstrated competence in: Machining, Centrifugal, Piston, and Diaphragm Pumps, Hydraulic and Pneumatic pumps and control systems, Heating, Ventilation, Cooling, All facets of construction, Pipefitting, Welding and assembly, Electrical Controls Diagnostic Ability, Mold and Die maintenance

Core Competencies

Analyzing and Reporting
Displaying Technical Expertise
Driving Projects to Completion
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Interacting with People at Different Levels
Managing Technology
Results Focus
Subject Matter Expertise
Work Environment/Safety

EnerSys is always looking to hire top talent. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Hays

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