Industrial Electrician (2nd Shift)

Stella & Chewy's

Stella & Chewy's

Oak Creek, WI, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 29, 2023

At Stella & Chewy’s, it’s our mission to help pets and pet parents thrive through the love of raw. If that noble mission appeals to you, we’d love to talk to you about joining our pack. We are located in Oak Creek, WI, a suburb south of Milwaukee. Our teams make this company everything it is today, and you’ll feel this energy throughout every aspect of our workplace. We value working with people of different talents, experiences, and backgrounds. Here at Stella & Chewy’s, we show up as our best and authentic selves. Come join our pack!
Benefits & Perks:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time off
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee discount purchases
  • Office dogs & Pet loving culture
  • 401k with company Match
  • Short term & Long-term Disability
  • Pet Insurance.

Job Summary: The Electrical Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing electronic and electrical systems, and providing technical support to other team members when needed. Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical-level coursework.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains and installs communication cables, power distribution, and wiring required for equipment as well as computer systems.
  • Installs, modifies, and repairs all electrical/electronic devices.
  • Assists maintenance technicians when troubleshooting electronic and electrical issues.
  • Maintains involvement with operations of the plant processing equipment and scale systems.
  • Demonstrates strong safety leadership skills and follows safe work practices.
  • Follows food safety and good manufacturing practices.
  • Works as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs.
  • Receives work orders/requests and reviews to determine tools, equipment, time, manpower, parts, and supplies needed.
  • When responding to crisis calls, will always arrive at the scene with the basic tools and equipment necessary to perform work.
  • Read blueprints, schematics (including electrical), wiring diagrams, technical manuals, etc.
  • Maintains various activity records and logs.
  • Observe equipment or machinery while in operation to detect malfunctions.
  • Test major subsystems or components to localize problems using specialized equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on various electrical/electronic systems and components. Install new equipment/appliances, including utilities (i.e., communication data lines, electrical components).
  • Responsibilities include installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining electrical controls/components in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications, local regulations, and company safety policies.
  • Performs preventive and predictive maintenance schedules on mechanical equipment such as pumps, packaging and slicing equipment, and harvest and cutting equipment used in the manufacturing environment as it relates to electrical/electronic components.
  • Working knowledge and skills in operating a variety of small hand tools and devices used in electrical/electronic troubleshooting and repairs.
  • May be required to work long hours and weekends.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 2+ years of related experience or four years of experience in an industrial maintenance or food manufacturing environment; required.
  • Completion of certified electrical apprenticeship preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of AC/DC motors, controls, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, and troubleshooting.
  • Computer/device communications using standard protocols including TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, Device net, Modbus, Hart, Serial
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, inventory, and scheduling software is preferred.
  • Knowledge of programmable logic/automation controllers, human-machine interfaces, hardware, and associated programming languages (Ladder Logic, FBD, SFC, Structured Text). Platforms include Rockwell Automation, Siemens, GE, and Ignition. (Preferred)
  • Able to lead problem-solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Good planning and priority-setting skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable, and team-oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Plant setting. The plant will be constant exposure to temperatures as low as 45 degrees above and/or below. Occasional exposure to a temperature below -10 degrees.
  • Exposure to small amounts of diluted cleaning chemicals.
  • May work in a damp and wet environment daily.

Physical Requirements:

  • Required standing for long periods of time and moving throughout the assigned areas.
  • Performs continuous repetitive motions.
  • Ability to grasp items.
  • Ability to move items from/to below the waist and/or above shoulder level.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying product up to 75 pounds.
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required at all times on the production floor.