Electrical/Mechanical Controls Technician-1st shift M-F

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.  

The Electro-Mechanical/PLC Controls Technician is responsible for performing all tasks related to the maintenance, and support of a control system, not limited to PLC Troubleshooting, Sensors and Devices Troubleshooting, and Electrical Maintenance.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required of the Electro-Mechanical/PLC Controls Technician:

  • Adhere to all safety procedures and best manufacturing practices
  • Technical troubleshooting of control systems, not limited to PLC, HMI, motor control centers, instrumentation, and networking of industrial control systems
  • Teamwork to complete time sensitive tasks not limited to Motor Replacement, Alignment and Wiring, sensor and device replacement
  • General Preventative Maintenance on Motor Controlled Systems
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice
  • Must have experience using power tools, hand tools, and digital multimeter.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand electrical schematics.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance and inspection on equipment per SOPs and report to immediate supervisor any abnormal observation/s using work order requests
  • Attend to emergency work order request and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Carry out and / or assist in the repair, construction, installation, and maintenance of various types of production process and auxiliary equipment.
  • Perform plumbing, pipefitting, carpentry, masonry, and rigging work.
  • Be on call for weekend or non-regular hours when scheduled.
  • Housekeeping duties in specific work area and general plant
  • Other duties may be assigned per business needs

Required Qualifications

  • Associate Engineering Technology graduate or High School diploma/general education degree (GED) and a minimum of 3-5 years related work experience required
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, job folders, and memos
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Electrical and Process Instrument Troubleshooting or Industrial Maintenance Mechanics required

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations and small groups

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations to include conversions, weight measurements, volume, and distance

Additional Description

  • Able to read and understand control panel drawings; required
  • Able to troubleshoot general electrical circuits; required
  • Able to understand 3 phase motor wiring; required
  • Able to understand  NFPA 70-E and OSHA Electrical Safety Procedures; required
  • Able to understand 120/480 VAC power and 24 VDC power; required
  • Able to assemble, test, and maintain circuitry or electronic control panels according to engineering drawings, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronics; required
  • Understanding of UL508A control panel wiring preferred
  • Understanding of PLC and HMI programming is preferred
  • Understanding of Industrial Networking is preferred

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Electrical/Mechanical Controls Technician-1st shift M-F

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 03/14/2023

Job Code: USA03239

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