Industrial Electrician

Malteurop North America, Inc. is seeking Industrial Electrician candidates for its Great Falls, MT facility. Under the direction of the Plant Maintenance Engineer, the Electrician performs work involving the skills to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.  Conducts, maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic systems and components. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to the operation.  Has the necessary skills needed in electrical/electronics to support all areas of manufacturing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Troubleshoots and repairs (helps mechanical) electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.
  2. Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  3. Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements (US).
  4. Advises operators, millwrights and appropriate management of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
  5. Informs appropriate management and millwrights of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  6. Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  7. Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  8. Assists maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting.
  9. Assists and trains other maintenance and/or other technical level employees.
  10. Performs other duties as required.

Protective Clothing Required:

The employee must wear safety shoes, safety glasses and a hard hat when working in manufacturing areas.  A full face respirator may be required at times.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.

  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Willing to work any shift and overtime as required.
  • Computer experience/operation and PLC programming is preferred
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • Ability to work at elevated heights, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Must be highly safety conscious.
  • Working around high voltage electricity.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or its equivalent required.  Journeyman Electrician with at least 5 years working as such.  Familiarity with the following:

Montana state electrical license required

  • Proficient in 3 phase motor and troubleshooting including controls.
  • Competent in use of analyzing equipment such as multimeters, megohmmeters, milliohm meters, amprobes.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and setting parameters for VFD’s.
  • Capable of troubleshooting Device Net (a background in fire alarm would be an alternative since they are similar)
  • Qualified in installing instrumentation such as flow meters, temperature probes, pressure sensors, level sensors.
  • Background in Industrial and service work would a plus over someone with all construction experience.

Efficient Trouble shooting skills Required

Malteurop Group is an international leader in the malt producing industry. Our success began in the 1960 with our first malting plant in France. Today, our growth has allowed us to expand into 14 countries worldwide. We are present in all of the major malt sectors, including malt for brewers and distillers, as well as malt-based ingredients for the agribusiness industry.

As an integral part of the Malteurop Group, Malteurop North America, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has malting facilities located in Milwaukee, Great Falls, Montana, Winona, Minnesota and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Our rich history provides employees with a culture of teamwork and stability, focused on our values of trust, mutual respect, spirit of initiative and sharing of experience. We are innovative in our malt product line with the recent launch of Craft Master Malt, providing our craft brewing customers unparalleled malt quality and flavor.

Malteurop North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Malteurop North America offers an excellent benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, life insurance, education reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, pet insurance and 401(k) with company match.