Electrical Technician

Johnson Matthey

Devon, PA 19333

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**_Together for a cleaner, healthier world._**


To follow prescribed procedures, policies, and all pertinent codes electrically to trouble shoot, repair, install and inspect equipment as required maintaining and repairing existing production equipment. This will be exclusive of modifications or changes to PLC codes, programs, or sequences of computer-controlled equipment.


**Your responsibilities:**


+ Employee will comply with all Johnson Matthey Hazardous Waste procedures and local, state and federal regulatory requirements.


+ Receives wiring diagrams, specifications and instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation, and inspection work to be done.


+ Analyses all types of drawings and wiring diagrams to locate the install circuits and equipment to determine material or replacement needs and to select a logical approach to “Trouble Shooting” and repair problems.


+ Plans details or working procedures to affect the most logical approach to job completion.


+ Considers all safety precautions and proper isolation of circuits to cause a minimum of interference to operations.


+ Determine necessary tools and material.


+ Plans to perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical principles, wiring specifications codes, properties of various materials and principles of operation and application of equipment.


+ Locates sources of trouble of any type of electrical equipment by tracing and testing circuits and inspecting for faulty operations.


+ Uses PLC interface as required to diagnose equipment-related problems with computer-controlled equipment.


+ Dismantles, inspects, repairs, adjusts, or replaces faulty parts and wiring on motors, generators, power distribution and control panels, circuit breakers, rectifiers, electronic devices, etc.


+ Reassembles, tests, and adjusts equipment for safe and proper operation.


+ Performs work on “hot lines” as required.


+ Replaces coils, resistors, rheostats, relays, etc. Adjusts contractors, relays, bus rigging, etc.


+ Reconnects terminal leads, panel boards and distribution feeders.


+ In emergencies, shunts out defective coils in order to get equipment back in operation.


+ Changes DC motor characteristics by shunting series coils, etc.


+ Installs conduit, fittings, switches, controls and fixtures and wires and connects all types of electrical equipment as required for new installation or replacement of facilities.


+ Make all required splices and connector joints.


+ Adjusts all new equipment for proper operating characteristics.


+ Able to perform repairs, adjustments, etc. to state-of-the-art electrical components, i.e. (inverter drives, SCR units, programmable controllers, etc.).


+ Employee will comply with all Johnson Matthey Hazardous Waste procedures and local, state and federal regulatory requirements.


**Requirements for the role:**


+ High School diploma


+ Electrical trade school certification


+ Operates forklifts, aerial scissor lifts and boom lifts


+ Forklift operation


**How you will be rewarded:**


We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.


We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.


We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.


All applications are carefully considered and your details will be stored on our secure Application Management System. This is used throughout Johnson Matthey for the selection of suitable candidates for our vacancies as they arise.?Johnson Matthey respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. For more information about how your personal data is used please view our privacy notice:? matthey.com/en/website-information/privacy-notice


You will be contacted by the Johnson Matthey Talent Acquisition team once your details have been reviewed. Please allow four weeks from the closing date to allow for screening to take place.


We appreciate the time and effort taken in completing an application.


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How to apply:


If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.


Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.



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