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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Automation Tech II in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As an Automation Technician II, you will maintain the facilities Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems station during checkout, testing, troubleshooting and repairs of the automated equipment. You will be responsible for maintaining continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying system components, troubleshoot all non-functioning electronic, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic subsystems and components, ensuring they return to full serviceability.

Job Description

As an Automation Technician II, you will maintain the facilities Symbotic Automated Storage & Retrieval System by, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and completing preventive maintenance. You will be responsible for maintaining system operations by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying system components, troubleshoot all non-functioning electronic, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic subsystems and components, ensuring they return to full serviceability.

  • Maintain all systems and subsystems of the Automated Storage & Retrieval System

  • Ensure rapid equipment return to serviceability by performing a thorough in-depth troubleshooting on any non-functioning or faulted system, subsystem or component

  • Keep Management informed of specific problems and suggested actions, including approximate time required for repairs

  • Ability to remove/replace, reload software parameters for Allen Bradley PLC product lines and other like components.

  • Troubleshoot and replace DeviceNet components on the material handling conveyor systems, including setting node numbers and running diagnostics.

  • Be able to remove/replace mechanical parts of the TGW and Intralox material conveyor such as: repairing broken chain, belting, rollers drive motors, realigning or replacing control system sensors (photo-eyes), proximity, etc.

  • Will diagnose and replace as required electronic sensors including reprogramming and alignment

  • Possess sufficient Electrical/Mechanical aptitude to replace electrical/ mechanical components of Symbotic (BOTS) and perform preventive maintenance

  • Be proficient in performing Preventive Maintenance on Fanuc robotic arms and End Of Arm Tools

  • Document repairs, PMs, parts usage, and time by completing work orders in a computerized maintenance data collection system (Maximo)

  • Responsible for cleanup of equipment and removal of replaced parts from work areas after repairs are completed.

  • Be proficient with repairs on all automated equipment including Preventive Maintenance (PM).

  • Assist and train other automation team technicians in troubleshooting and repairs of any equipment as required, consistent with level of experience and training.

Qualification

  • Be able to remove/replace mechanical parts of the TGW and Intralox material conveyor such as: repairing broken chain, belting, rollers drive motors, realigning or replacing control system sensors (photo-eyes), proximity, etc.

  • Will diagnose and replace as required electronic sensors including reprogramming and alignment

  • Possess sufficient Electrical/Mechanical aptitude to replace electrical/ mechanical components of Symbotic (BOTS) and perform preventive maintenance

  • Be proficient in performing Preventive Maintenance on Fanuc robotic arms and End Of Arm Tools

  • Document repairs, PMs, parts usage, and time by completing work orders in a computerized maintenance data collection system (Maximo)

  • Responsible for cleanup of equipment and removal of replaced parts from work areas after repairs are completed.

  • Be proficient with repairs on all automated equipment including Preventive Maintenance (PM).

  • Assist and train other automation team technicians in troubleshooting and repairs of any equipment as required, consistent with level of experience and training.

Environment

  • Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Strong knowledge of Industrial Power 3 Phase 480V and industry accepted electrical safety practices for testing energized circuits. •Ability to read and interpret electrical/electronic schematics, mechanical diagrams and Illustrated Parts Breakdowns for troubleshooting and repairs, while understanding • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Windows based computer operation for HMI control of automated equipment. Working understanding of PLC controlled machinery. Working understanding of VFD controlled machinery

  • Special Skills :

  • Physical abilities: : Must be able to work at heights up to 110 ft.

  • Other: : Computer proficient--Microsoft Windows based computer operation.

  • Ability to utilize shop equipment for fabrication. : Proficient in maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical equipment

Years Of Experience

  • 0-2 : equivalent experience in electronics/mechatronics or equivalent field

Qualifications

Attendance, Initiative, Productivity, Quality, Safety

Shift

3rd Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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