Panel Shop Lead - Dorchester - job 745649

JBT Corporation

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Dorchester, Wisconsin

Employment type: Full-time


A&B Process Systems, a business unit of JBT Corporation, is an industry leader in the design, fabrication, automation and installation of stainless steel process systems used in a variety of industries. At A&B Process Systems, our quality stainless steel process vessels, stainless steel process modules, skidded systems and process automation systems are all developed at one location in Stratford, Wisconsin. Our advanced 175,000 square-foot manufacturing facility is distributed over five physical plants. As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.

We have an immediate opportunity for PANEL SHOP LEAD


Maintain Automation Panel Shop operations and provide supervision and support to the Automation Department Electrical Technicians working in the Automation Panel Shop.


  • Supervises Electrical Technicians and qualified sub-contractors that are performing Panel Fabrication and Skid Wiring work. Supervisory duties include assisting the Automation Team Manager with preparing performance reviews, providing professional guidance\support to the Electrical Technicians, and enforcing disciplinary actions with the approval of the Automation Team Manager.

  • Schedules all Panel Fabrication and Skid Wiring work that is handled through the Automation Panel Shop in conjunction with the Automation Team Manager.

  • Reviews and approves electrical control panel and skid wiring designs prior to fabrication\installation by applying knowledge of electricity, materials, process instrumentation, control equipment, and national\international electrical design standards (NEC, UL, and IEEE).

  • Ensures that the Electrical Technicians/Panel Builders and qualified sub-contractors follow standard documentation and change notice procedures when performing Panel Fabrication and Skid Wiring work.

  • Applies UL certification to all Control Panels.

  • Engages with Purchasing, Shipping\Receiving, Engineering, Plant Supervisors, and other Automation Team Members to ensure the success of all Automation Panel Shop work.

  • Maintains company reputation and excellent product quality by utilizing established components, designs, and procedures while complying with federal, state, and local regulations. Ensures that the Electrical Technicians and qualified sub-contractors utilize project electrical schematics to fabricate control panels and wire skids with the appropriate level of detail.

  • Provides support, as needed, for project estimation, panel fabrication, skid wiring, and other FAT\troubleshooting\commissioning services.

  • Prepares Panel Shop project documentation to be provided to the customer. Communicates with customers, as needed, throughout the course of every project.

  • Supports general project management function by maintaining control over scope and schedule to meet or exceed project deadlines and budgets.

  • Contributes to Automation Team effort by assisting others with their projects and completing non-project related tasks as assigned by the Automation Team Manager.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Automation Team Manager.


Education & Experience

Associates Degree in applied technology with over 4 years of automation technician experience is preferred; equivalent combination of education and technical experience or promotion from the Control Engineering Technician II position is acceptable. The individual must have working knowledge of AutoCAD software for the completion of required drawings and a thorough understanding and ability to use all Microsoft software applications. Experience with PLC programming and HMI development is also preferred to ensure a more complete understanding of automated control systems and to also provide additional support, if necessary.

This is a service-orientated position. The successful candidate must genuinely enjoy working with people, have a pleasant disposition, and be willing to advance the goals of the organization by demonstrating competence in relevant subject areas and a willingness to be helpful


It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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