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Technician - Controls Lead

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Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70811

Company: Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc

Division: [[Bayou]] 

Department : [[Production]] 

Job Location : [[Baton Rouge]] 

Other Potential Locations : [[None]] 

Summary Job Statement

The Controls Technician position supports the safe and efficient production of products by ensuring the plant electrical, instrumentation and equipment control systems are operating at peak performance, utilizing state of the art technology to troubleshoot, repair and monitor equipment and processes. Lead continuous improvement activities to support sustainable reliability and increased efficiency. Aid with development and training of other team members.



  • Plan, coordinate and perform electrical & instrumentation related maintenance activities, including routine corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance, equipment and system improvements
  • Perform routine instrument calibration and corrective/preventive maintenance on instrument equipment and control systems. Duties include calibration of temperature, pressure, level, flow and analytical devices
  • Install, program, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and service programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drives and electrical support systems.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of all plant electrical & control systems, instrument calibration records and related data
  • Support team members on all aspects of the operation, provide coaching, mentoring and training to other technicians and team members
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives to ensure plant maintains a high level of efficiency and reliability
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts


Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have at least five (5) years’ experience with electronic instrumentation, variable frequency drives and logic control systems. Must have experience troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating various types of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation devices. Must have experience troubleshooting, repairing and developing PLC and HMI programs. Must have experience with network and data management systems. Must have experience with Allen Bradley hardware and Rockwell hardware.
  • Must be able to Read and Speak English.
  • Must be skilled at teaching other mechanics.
  • Must be able to read electrical schematics
  • Additional duties as assigned




Position will be required to comply with the CCBCU Personal Protective Equipment Program. Position is required to wear safety toed shoes when performing the following tasks: Operating Powered Industrial Equipment or Working in an Area where Powered Industrial Equipment is in use, Fleet Maintenance, Working with Palletized Product, Use of Hand Trucks/Dollies to Deliver Product, Cooler Services, etc.


Additional Comments

Successful candidates with our company must pass a drug screen and background check.  (MVR/DOT Physical, if applicable)


Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. “An EEO/AAP Employer (M/F/D/V)”


CCBCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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