PLC Systems Technician
Tulare, CA 
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Job Description

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We're a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.

No matter the brand, we're united under one vision:To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we're transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion - and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen - there's only one thing to do: join our table and let's make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level - from entry-level intern to senior leader - to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners - to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz - which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You're expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level - and you'll be rewarded. You're given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won't do it alone. You're supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Job Description


Designs, modifies, programs, tests, installs, and supports control systems that provide ongoing information operations for the Factory. Effective job performance requires initiative to establish priorities and a high degree of interaction with all Technicians. Have knowledge of Team Environment and ability to apply team concepts with all Technicians and Management staff. Technician will acquire new skills by conventional training along with hands on experience. The ability to communicate well, organize time and work and to interface well with all levels of management. Orientation towards collaborative management style, have the potential to lead and guide the activities of others. Participate in all required maintenance improvement plans for the factory designated as assigned by your management team.


Ability to effectively handle and manage the solving of process control and information system related problems. Including PLC 5/XXE, SLC 500, Control Logix, RSLinx, Winn911, RSSQL, Asset Centre, Historian, MES Repository, Factory Talk SE, Thin Manager, Thin Clients, support and maintain plant virtual servers. Provide close Technical support at plant floor level for Maintenance Technicians and Process Operators when troubleshooting PLC and other plant control systems. Provide remote phone or network support and provide support on a call-in basis for process PLC problems on nights and weekends. Modifies PLC logic, HMI screens, instrumentation/controls and electrical drawings modification/updates using ACAD. Working Understanding of Ethernet, TCP/IP LAN's and WAN's, Microsoft Office Suite, and Microsoft Windows Environments.
May be required to cover for planned and unplanned absences.


The qualified applicant will have strong leadership, communication and listening skills along with a proven record of attendance, meeting participation and conflict resolution. The applicant will also have knowledge of a business function based on prior experience in that area or as an individual working with that function. Individual will have a proven ability to solve business problems. Four-year degree preferred, in progress acceptable. Two years of software programming/design and installation experience.

Demonstrated technical proficiency in the following:

-Network / Computer Hardware
-AB PLC Programming& Troubleshooting
-Computer Operation Systems
-Analog Control Signals
-Software Design/Analysis
-Industrial pressure, flow, and temperature
-Variable frequency drives
-Servo Systems
-Office Systems
-Thin Manager and Thin Clients
-Database Management
-Virtual Server
-Electrical Design &Troubleshooting
-Develop Training

Location(s)Tulare Plant

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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