Automation Controls Technician in Haverhill, MA at CoWorx Staffing Services

Date Posted: 9/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Kick off fall with a new job! CoWorx Staffing Services seeks Automation Controls Technicians for a well-established and growing food manufacturing facility located in Haverhill, MA. These are direct hire, full time, positions on 2nd and 3rd shift offering excellent compensation of $28-30 per hour!


This position requires proficiency in working with automated electromechanical systems including electrical, electronics, pneumatics and mechanical systems, as well as a thorough understanding of related manufacturing processes.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Daily troubleshooting of instrumentation including flow meters, pressure sensors, VFD, RTDs, etc. Assist with control and automation engineering design, Integration of new Allen Bradley PLC and HMI’s, startup, testing, and debugging of new systems and equipment.

  • Perform validations, diagnostics, repairs, upgrades and other activities needed to support existing automation systems.

  • Recommend necessary changes to equipment in order to maintain quality operation of the machines.

  • Work with engineering and CAD professionals to prepare electrical and software specifications and drawings.

  • Present ideas to the team on improving overall performance of machines.

  • Perform other tasks and activities as needed.

Job Requirements

All you’ll need to qualify:

  • Minimum two-year technical degree in Applied Technology or Engineering.

  • Electrical or electro-mechanical concentration preferred.

  • Other education with applicable experience may also be considered.

  • Minimum two years of facility experience with emphasis of automated equipment and/or field service with primary focus on control systems.

  • Applicable cooperative education experience may also be considered.

  • License Electrician preferable but not required

  • Strong electrical and mechanical skills, proficiency with 480 or 208 volt three phase, 120 VAC, and 24VDC control and power systems is a must.

  • Must be able to read and understand standard electrical schematics and be skilled in troubleshooting control systems during start up, debug and servicing.

  • Strong PLC maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting skills desired; Allen Bradley Autocad and Electrical Design experience a plus

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot, and edit ladder logic programming desired; Allen Bradley Logix PLC and HMI software’s is preferred

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot, and edit HMI applications desired; Siemens and Allen Bradley preferred.

  • Proficient with PLC networking communications desired such as Ethernet/IP



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Working at CoWorx means you are eligible to receive:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • 401(k)

  • Disability & Life Insurance

  • Critical Illness with Cancer Benefits

  • Behavioral Health

  • Accidental Insurance

  • Direct Deposit and Payroll Debit Card options

Plus, working at CoWorx always means weekly on-time pay checks, our employee referral program; peak season pay rates, raffles, contests, awards, a top-notch safety team dedicated to your well-being, and experienced team members here to support you on your employment journey.