Manufacturing Electrician

Date: Nov 9, 2023

Location: White City, OR, US

Company: Carestream Health

Carestream Health Inc. 

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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. Carestream’s diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide.  

At Carestream, we offer a global perspective and a world of opportunities for people who have the desire to make a positive impact. Join our global team of 3,000+ professionals!


Compensation target of $25.00 to $32.00 per hour depending on experience.

*This range reflects Carestream’s good faith estimate to pay fairly as starting wage. Offers will be tailored within the range based on the selected candidate’s experience, industry knowledge, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process, as well as geographic market differentials for the position.

Position Summary:

The Electrical and Instrumentation Technician is an hourly position and reports to the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor. The Electrical and Instrumentation Technician is responsible for the reliability, repair, and maintenance of electrical and instrumentation devices in the plant, including PLCs, motors, and control systems. The ideal candidate acts as a process expert in dealing with electrical and instrumentation responsibilities throughout the manufacturing facility. This includes reacting to process and equipment issues, preventive, and predictive maintenance, as well as elimination of special cause variation while driving safety & quality and optimizing plant efficiency.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and install electrical circuits based on electrical schematics.
  • Install, program, and troubleshoot various PLC platforms and variable frequency drives.
  • Improves efficiency, troubleshoots, and resolves problems using trend data, digital multi-meters, and oscilloscopes. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Commitment to working safely, and a willingness to work overtime and adjust work schedules to accommodate shutdown and other business needs, including working nights, weekends and off-shifts.
  • Resolve process problems by identifying root cause and implementing process controls and/or procedure changes. Creating, maintaining, and documenting Preventative Maintenance procedures and processes and communicating these to the appropriate personnel plant wide.

Required Skills & Education:

  • Must be able to work 38-60 hrs. per week. 12.5 hour shift s. 6:30am-7pm or 6:30pm-7 am including holidays if scheduled.
  • Strong Electrician and Mechanical troubleshooting skills. An understanding of industrial control circuits.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently; highly self-motivated, self-directed and be results oriented.
  • Must have a desire to contribute and work in a team environment (lead and interact with operations, maintenance, technical/engineering and management)

Desired Skills:

  • Journeyman or LME electrical license issued by the State of Oregon preferred.
  • AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent degree preferred.
  • Willingness to advance and continue individual trade learning process by attending and completing apprenti ceshipprograms as defi ned by the employer / employee.
  • Experience in setting up and programming various HMI packages including Panelview, Panelmate, Proface, and others.
  • Familiarity with Variable Frequency Drives, PLC's, Instrumentation, and motor control circuits.

Work Environment:


Physical Requirements:

Standing: 51-75%
Walking: 51-75%
Sitting: 25-50%
Bending: 1-25%
Lifting up to 20 pounds: 1-25%
Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%
Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%
Lifting 50-100 pounds: 1-25%
Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 1-25%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applying for a job with Carestream

All Carestream employees must complete the on-line application process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please click accommodations

Requisition ID: 3409 

Nearest Major Market: Medford