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Factory Information System Technician-3rd Shift

LaFayette, GA, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-13419


Job Location

USA, LaFayette, GA

Job Posting Title

Factory Information System Technician-3rd Shift

The Challenge

Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, program and operate all test equipment. Maintain and repair manual, electrical and pneumatic tools. Support plant production Perform all activities required for Factory Information Systems in support of Proficy implementation in manufacturing operations. Including support existing PC’s, PLC’s, Data Concentrators, Scanners, Printers, and/or any hardware/software required to support operational requirements.

What you will Do


Support engineering efforts on major process and equipment installations – PLC programming, Electrical & Mechanical

Advise on process improvement, preventative maintenance, equipment reliability, and other related TPM efforts

Act as subject matter expert to approve OJT’s (On Job Training)  and Temporary NSW’s (Non-Standard Work)

Assist Operators, Equipment Techs, Team Leaders and Engineers  in determining root causes of equipment  or system  issues

FIS support using Proficy

Proactively identify equipment/process improvement opportunities and justify business need for priority

Perform scheduled PM routines, Repairs and Overhauls of Existing Equipment/processes

Support production by responding to urgent requests, timely completion of Safety Worker Orders, and PM’s.

Monitor system performance and develop action plans to improve identified issues such as reliability, quality and safety

Comply with the Roper Corporation Quality Operating System

Understand and follow spare parts and store room procedures

Continually observe equipment and processes for abnormal conditions and work to make repairs as needed

Record reading and measurements as appropriate

Work with and assist contractors on projects

Perform specified preventative maintenance tasks as scheduled

Maintain in-shop maintenance equipment

Follow Safety Rules and Regulations, Act on non-compliance, Verify Quality of Workmanship, and Report any concerns of hazard or negligence

Participate in AWO’s and Lean Manufacturing Planning to provide inputs for new and repurposed equipment

Maintain and repair manual, electrical, and pneumatic tools including airguns, tape machines, pipe-up guns, leak testers, gas testers, flow testers, radios, and paging equipment to ensure effective operation of assembly line tools

Job Requirements:

  • Preferred minimum 2 years’ experience in heavy industrial manufacturing maintenance

  • Preferred background and training in Industrial Electrical and/or Electronics field

  • Must be able to work safely under pressures of urgent need

  • Strong computer skills

What you need to Succeed


High school diploma or G.E.D.
Industrial maintenance /electronic technology certificate or completion of the Maintenance Production Support Skills Upgrade Program

2 years’ experience working in an industrial maintenance environment or 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

Electrical,, mechanical, trouble-shooting and repair skills
Read equipment manuals as well as electrical and  mechanical system schematics
Able to complete assignments with minimal supervision
Computer skills
Able to see and manipulate machine parts smaller than 1/4”
Able to lift 50 pounds to a height of 5 feet
Able to climb a ladder
Able to obtain forklift driving certification

Basic shop equipment including but not limited to hand tools, welders, saws, grinders, grease gun, multimeter, aerial lift, fork, truck, and overhead crane

Manufacturing shop environment


Implement and assure adherence to company policies; federal, state and local laws and regulations.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job management reserves the right to revise the job, or to require that other, or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments). 

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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