Automation Technician 7
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Posted in Hospitality and Catering

Job Info

Job Details:

If working in a highly innovative atmosphere where teamwork, collaboration, and a commitment to make a difference are important to you - Tyson Foods might be your next best move! At Tyson Foods, we're proud to offer a wide portfolio of brands and products to satisfy a variety of palates and priorities. Our new Bowling Green plant will focus on meeting the growing demand for Wright® and Jimmy Dean® brands.


The position will perform high level machine and systems troubleshooting and repair, assist engineering and plant staff with the specification, installation and modification of integrated systems and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.


  • Education: Training beyond High School including either: Associate
    (A.S.) degree in Electronics Technology (or closely related technical
    field), or a combination of education and experience which may include
    Skilled Trades programs or military training.
  • Experience: Minimum 4 years automation experience and/or industrial
    maintenance experience; requires experience in electrical safety and
    lockout/tagout processes and procedures; experience in troubleshooting
    and the operation of PLC systems and microprocessors.
  • Computer Skills: Competent in Windows-based software such as Microsoft
    Excel and Word; strong skills in documentation organization, the use of
    technical materials, and research techniques. Must either be proficient
    or become proficient in SAP Maintenance.
  • Communication Skills: High level of verbal communication skills; must be
    capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all
    levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management as well as
    government officials and tech and vendors.
  • Special Skills: High level of critical thinking and problem solving
    skills and strong interpersonal skills. The ability to function
    effectively in a team environment, and interact with all levels of
    management and operations personnel; must demonstrate skills in the area
    of AC/DC circuits, industrial electrical systems, and knowledge in the
    theory and application of electronic devices; working knowledge and
    skills in tools and components used in maintenance and repair of
    mechanical systems such as bearings, gears, clutches, belts, and seals;
    ability to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components
    and systems; parts inventory and recordkeeping for critical parts.
  • Supervisory: None
  • Travel: Minimum of 1-5 trips per year.
  • Must submit a resume in .pdf or Word format to be considered.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:

Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here.

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