Distributed Control System Technician

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Windsor, CO, 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.  

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Position Summary:

Carestream Windsor has a great opportunity for a DCS Technician with 5 years of overall experience. Great team and great pay. Apply below.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Implement strategies to assure the high availability of the department’s distributed control and data historian systems.

2. Optimize tuning and control strategy with the objective to minimize process variability and consequently maximize machine availability and quality performance while minimizing waste.

3. Continually improve the machine alarm strategy to minimize reaction time in case of process abnormalities;

4. Develop and implement control strategy for new installations;

5. Design and implement industrial automation including PLC (programmable logic controller) programming, implementation of industrial networks and selection of field devices.

6. Troubleshoot production problems affecting quality, waste or machine availability and implement corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.

7. Support operations:

a. Provide training to increase overall knowledge about the process;

b. Identify opportunities to simplify operational procedures (through poke yoke and automation for example) and therefore reduce variability in the outcomes of the operational interventions;

c. Suggest procedure changes to improve safety, process performance and product conformance.

8. Coach maintenance Mechanics on best way to address problems in his area of responsibility.

9. Propose, prioritize and lead improvement projects, assessing and documenting the risk associated with the changes;

10. Lead validation of process and equipment changes to assure product quality.

Required Skills & Education:

1. Minimum education level: high school.

2. 2 years of experience working with distributed control systems (Fischer-Provo, Honeywell TDC, ABB or Westinghouse WDPF/Ovation);

3. Background in analog process control, continuous process control system, analog instrumentation;

4. 5 years of experience in industrial maintenance in automated processes;

4. Strong MS Excel knowledge;

5. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.

6. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

7. Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.

8. High initiative and outstanding sense of urgency, compatible with a manufacturing environment.

Desired Skills:

1.            HMI interface design

Work Environment:

Office and manufacturing environment

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 1-25%

Walking: 1-25%

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.

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Requisition ID: 1730 


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