Baxters North America
March 16, 2023
Salem, OR
Job Type


Job Summary:
Reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for maintaining production and quality by ensuring operation of electrical systems, apparatus, electrical, and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures operation of electrical systems and equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on conveyors, programmable controllers, transformers, voltage regulators, and machinery wiring following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications; troubleshooting
  • Repairs electrical systems and equipment by diagnosing malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures; determining faulty wiring; inspecting and testing malfunctioning machinery
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine electrical preventive maintenance techniques and monitoring compliance
  • Repairs and replaces faulty electrical components by using testing equipment and hand tools to install relays, switches, motors, printed circuit boards, and position-sensing devices
  • Troubleshoot & program automated machinery by operating, testing for malfunctions, and verifying repairs to programmable controllers
  • Maintains electrical equipment, parts and supplies

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Must have a MPJ (Manufacturing Plant Journeyman) or a MPE (Manufacturing Plant Electrician) license
  • Must have 5 – 7 years electrical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with PLC troubleshooting including Allen Bradley and Siemens

Compensation:  $30-$40 hourly plus differential and overtime

Apply Online:
apply online at baxtersna.com/careers

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