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Position Title:Electronics and Instrumentation Tech - Plover Appetizer

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 26254 



About McCain:

McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.

McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables, and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.


Why You Should Join Our Team:

McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits


401k – 6% Company Match


Adoption Assistance

Infertility Assistance

Education Reimbursement Assistance

Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

McCain Food’s Plover Appetizer Plant, located in Plover, Wisconsin is an appetizer manufacturing facility that employs approximately 270 employees. We have been in operation since 2008 and we specialize in the production of breaded cheese curds, cheese sticks and other specialty appetizers.


Position Summary:

An E&I Technician performs troubleshooting and repair of industrial electrical controls, electrical wiring and process instrumentation. An E&I technician is responsible for all operational technology equipment including PLCs, VFDs and related controls hardware. This position also performs control upgrades, programming and the creation of applicable electrical schematics.


Essential Functions:

  • Uses specialized tools and instruments to troubleshoot, repair, and program electrical equipment.
  • Programs PLC’s, VFDs and other controls hardware.
  • Provides technical expertise to Maintenance Technicians.
  • Maintains a clean work area to prevent contamination of product.
  • Accurately completes required work documentation and any related record keeping.
  • Understands the concepts and participates in the techniques of the quality process.
  • Performs work safely and in a timely manner.
  • Installs electrical distribution lines and equipment.
  • Perform complex electrical repairs on equipment.
  • Duties include using a pallet jack, scissor lift, and forklift for electrical repairs
  • Have a working knowledge of the NEC code and NFPA 70E, its interpretation and implementation.
  • Provide feedback to the maintenance team to help modify existing equipment and improve the design of future equipment.
  • Troubleshoot control systems throughout the plant and make repairs as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervision.


Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma required.
  • Two-year Associate Degree in job related technical training or equivalent work experience.


Experience / Specific Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of National Electric Codes and Regulations
  • Proficient with electronic testing instruments
  • Knowledge and experience preparing drawings of electrical circuits
  • Able to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Experience using electrical measurement instruments (Multimeter)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel & Word.



Physical Demand:

While performing the duties of this job, E&I Technicians regularly work near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to the risk of electrical shock and vibration. E&I Technicians are required to use electrical gloves and other PPE as required. E&I Technicians may be exposed to high decibel levels from the production equipment and hearing protection is required.


As a Condition of Employment:

The ability to pass a pre-employment drug and background screening.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is the policy of McCain and each of its establishments to select and employ the best qualified personnel in all facilities and at all locations, to provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including upgrading, promotion and training and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, non-job related disability or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.






McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Manufacturing

Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Plover  

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 



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