Controls Service Technician

Website JBT Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Controls Service Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Madera, CA, United States
Company JBT Corporation

Company Profile

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry with a focus on proteins, liquid foods, and automated guided vehicles.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Controls Service Technician to join its team.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate in Science (AS) Degree

Work Experience

  • A mechanical background with at least 2 years of field experience and customer interaction
  • Experience in machine assembly, light fabrication, welding, and machine tool operation
  • A strong electrical wiring, schematic reading, and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience working with contractors on all phases of project installation and startup


  • Answering inquiries concerning equipment and forwarding them to the appropriate departments in JBT
  • Assisting with the development of quotes
  • Conducting final inspection, installation, and commissioning of new or rebuilt JBT equipment
  • Creating functional OIT screens for operator interaction
  • Performing service on equipment manufactured, sold, or leased by JBT
  • Recognizing and taking corrective actions to unsafe work conditions or practices.
  • Testing and evaluating prototypes and products
  • Traveling to customer sites to perform controls start-up and troubleshooting of food processing equipment and operator training
  • Using CAD, database systems, and available resources to make layouts, evaluate control systems, analyze, and generate new designs.
  • Working on industrial control systems and related test equipment including PLCs, PCs, loop controllers, control valves, level probes, flow meters, RTDs, and other miscellaneous hardware
  • Writing PLC programs to control various equipment


  • A basic PLC understanding
  • Assist in conducting training schools on equipment
  • Be able to read and understand drawings, blueprints, and mechanical assemblies
  • Contribute to improvements in internal processes and standards to ensure efficient development of systems and products to meet business and customer expectations.
  • Effectively interact with all functional areas of the business
  • Field Service Retort controls and startup
  • Lead or assist in the planning and supervision of sub-contract labor
  • Maintain knowledge of JBT equipment and upgrades, administrative requirements, and company travel alerts and restrictions.
  • Train new service personnel as required
  • You have a valid driver’s license


  • 401(k) plan with company match – up to 6.5%
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Sick pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement (eligible after 2 years)
  • Vacation pays

Employer’s Statement

JBT Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be recruited without any discrimination 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.

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