Electrical and Instrumentation Process Control Technician

Job Locations US-MA-Fitchburg
Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
With over 2,500 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.
We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
- Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
- Tobacco-free campuses
- Health and wellness tools
- Comprehensive benefit package 


This position will perform electrical maintenance of production equipment in a 24-hour manufacturing plant. They also install, maintain, and calibrate process control and monitoring devices with the ability to troubleshoot equipment malfunctions with PLC, HMI.
Candidates will be expected to maintain and calibrate consistency transmitters, trouble shoot drives, PLC's, photo eyes and motion control systems. In addition, they will be expected to interface with operators to support the production process in a safe manner.


Additional experience includes repair and troubleshooting of AC/DC drives, MCC, VFD, DCS, systems. 
A working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic systems, familiarity with NEC and blueprint reading is beneficial. 
The ideal Candidate should have prior knowledge of pressure, level and flow transmitters and a strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.
Working knowledge of PLC programming a plus.


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