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Job Title:

Electronic Technician    


Position Summary:

Handle electrical, electronic and mechanical work needed in the plant and on machinery; this is a comprehensive list of responsibilities.

Candidates must be willing to work in all maintenance skill areas; however, electrical and electronic skills and knowledge will be the focus of this recruiting effort.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures.  Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • Review electrical/electronic/mechanical malfunctions as they occur in order to determine cause, resolve the malfunction and provide necessary preventative actions where possible.
  • Monitor radio and respond to maintenance calls as needed.
  • Review proposed equipment installations and modifications to plan and execute these upgrades.
  • Handle electrical wiring, repair, modifications and upgrades as needed in the plant.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and upgrade the plants computer systems used to operate, interface and control the plant’s equipment
  • Monitor plant equipment and facilities in order to discover and prevent potential problems and provide for equipment obsolescence.
  • Handle emergency repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimize downtime.
  • Support emergency troubleshooting and repair requirements on a call in basis.
  • Support 24 hour shift maintenance vacation coverage on an as needed basis.
  • Assist with repairing failed equipment as needed.
  • Remain familiar with all existing electrical and mechanical equipment used in plant and develop skills to support new equipment.
  • Work with Store Room Supervisor to make sure material is on hand to make electrical and mechanical repairs as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining, repairing and upgrading all plant electrical systems.
  • Keep accurate records on work completed maintain and update equipment documentation to facilitate future maintenance support efforts
  • Ensure that electrical dangers are minimized for employees.
  • Support the operation team in meeting and achieving production goals set forth by management.
  • Work with operating crews to learn how the equipment operates to enhance troubleshooting and repair efforts
  • Follow all federal, state, local, corporate and plant rules, standards, procedures, and guidelines associated with employee safety.
  • Keep work area clean and organized
  • Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, arc flash equipment, etc. as required.
  • Ensure that all quality standards are maintained when performing job duties.
  • Act as Emergency Action Support.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.




  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years of electrical and electronics experience
  • Must have proper electrical education training and be able to pass the NOCTI  for Electro Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • PC/PLC knowledge skills to effectively troubleshoot issues.
  • Must have basic reading, math and communication skills.
  • Open and willing to continue education and training on and off the job to enhance employees skills and abilities in all maintenance areas
  • Be willing to support the plant emergency and project related requirements on a call in and or overtime basis.
  • Be willing and able to support the plant in all maintenance skill areas to include all types of mechanical and electrical repairs and upgrades.
  • Support the plant maintenance and operations activities during critical scheduled shutdowns.

Physical Demands:

Requirements include, but are not limited to (all times are approximate):

  • Sitting (3-5 hours)
  • Standing (5 hours or more)
  • Walking (5 hours or more)
  • Lifting (Regularly/Constantly):
    • 0-10 lbs. (1-3 hours)
    • 10-20 lbs. (3-5 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hours)
    • 100 lbs. or more (1-3 hours)
  • Carrying:
    • 10-20 lbs. (1-3 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hours)
    • 100 lbs. (1-3 hours)
  • Pushing (1-3 hours)
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (1-3 hours)
  • Balancing (1-3 hours)
  • Stooping, Kneeling (1-3 hours)
  • Crawling (1-3 hours)
  • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (1-3 hours)

Safety Expectations:

  • Safety is always the number one priority.  All actions taken will be conducted in the safest manner possible and without risking injury to yourself or others. 
  • Follow all Safe Practices and safety policies and procedures.
  • Report all accident, incidents, safety violations, near misses or unsafe conditions to your Supervisory IMMEDIATELY.  If any bodily fluid (bloodborne pathogens) are present, it must be properly cleaned by a trained employee.

Quality Expectations:

  • Our product is our livelihood.  We must ensure that our product is of the highest quality.  Every employee plays a part in quality
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices while in production areas
  • Adhere to all GFSI standards policies and procedures in regards to product Safety, Quality and Legality
  • Adhere to and enforce procedures in regards to Food Defense and HACCP

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact human.resources@novolex.com.


City:  North Vernon
State:  IN

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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