Employment

Electrolux is one of the largest employers in St. Cloud and the surrounding area, and just an hour away from the twin cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul.  Our plant in St. Cloud, MN manufactures primarily freezers and employs approximately 1,100 employees.  Our innovative culture created through people with diverse backgrounds provides a framework for developing ground-breaking products. Our plant positions range from general production to skilled trades with opportunities for advancement, competitive wages, and excellent benefits.

Join the Team

Whether you are an experienced professional or just starting out, Electrolux offers many opportunities for talented people who know how to get things done.  Respect and Diversity; Ethics and Integrity; and Safety and Environment govern all that we do.

At Electrolux, you can make a difference in the daily lives of the millions of people who buy our products and the people who work together to produce them.

We are always looking for innovative, open-minded, optimistic people with a “can-do” attitude who can translate a thoughtful vision into action.

If you believe these qualities apply to you, we encourage you to apply today.

General Production

General Production Employees

Electrolux Major Appliances based in St. Cloud, MN is actively seeking motivated production employees to join our diverse team – primarily on 2nd shift.

Our St. Cloud facility will be closing around 4th quarter 2019. We are currently accepting applications for full-time, Transitional General Production Employees. We are offering a $500 HIRING BONUS following 90 days of continuous employment. Additionally, candidates who begin work by the end of June and remain employed until the plant closes or are permanently laid off as a result of the discontinuance of plant operations, are eligible for a severance payment of up to $1800.

General Production employees perform a wide variety of tasks on the moving assembly line in the manufacturing process of freezer products. Job duties include, but are not limited to, positioning parts and subassemblies, assembling components and examining connections for correct fit, fastening, attaching or modifying parts and subassemblies, making changes by hand or with fixtures, hand tools or power tools and running equipment. Workers will rotate into different work tasks, work areas and departments determined by production schedules.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Keep up with various rates of production speeds.
    2. Work cooperatively with other employees and supervisors, and assist in other work areas when the workload permits or requires.
    3. Ability to work in a variety of body positions; bending, stooping, and standing and the ability to have coordinated movements of pulling, pushing, grasping, reaching, and bilateral arm movements.
    4. Ability to perform multi-step assembly tasks on a product while moving with an assembly line.
    5. Ability to move 30 lbs. unaccompanied.
    6. Ability to stand for prolonged periods.
    7. Maintain the work area, machinery, and tools in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
    8. Monitor product constantly to ensure that quality standards are being met, and reject product that does not meet quality standards.
    9. Ability to work on any shift.
    10. Regular and consistent attendance.
    11. Ability to receive and follow direction from the supervisor and notify the supervisor when more work is needed.
    12. Ability to follow all standard operating procedures, rules and guidelines including safety; and notify the supervisor of any existing or potential issues.
    13. Rudimentary English.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be responsible and dependable with good attendance, a positive attitude and the ability to work at a fast pace. You must also be a team player who is always reliable, on time, with a solid work ethic and a commitment to consistent work attendance. High School Diploma preferred with a minimum of one year consecutive work experience.

Applicants must be able to work all three shifts and have reliable transportation.
Must pass pre-employment drug test, background, and physical.
The starting wage for Transitional Employees is $15.04 per hour with scheduled wage increases.

BENEFITS:
Transitional Employees shall receive benefits after 90 days of employment in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement:

a. Medical insurance
b. Dental insurance
c. 401k
d. Paid holidays
e. Vacation
f. Seniority
g. Jury duty pay differential
h. Funeral or Memorial Service pay

Employees have a 90 day probationary period. After completion of the probationary period, Employees shall be subject to the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.

** Please do not reapply if you have applied in the last 90 days **

 

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Maintenance Mechanic

OVERVIEW:

The Maintenance Mechanic will perform a wide variety of duties and tasks predominantly associated with the mechanical (millwright) discipline. These duties and tasks include a multitude of maintenance interventions ranging from basic parts replacements to equipment refurbishment to optimizing equipment performance to advanced troubleshooting. Maintenance activities include, but are not limited to, inspection, (parts) replacements, alignment, balancing, installation, and refurbishment. The Mechanic is required to understand and maintain complex manufacturing equipment including their operating principles and its function in the plant. Additionally, Mechanics are expected to understand equipment function and application to the extent that equipment performance can be optimized. Individuals will work closely with manufacturing to gain a detailed understanding of operating parameters to ensure that maintenance interventions are both appropriate and effective, including but not limited to configuration, set-up, troubleshooting and repair. Must have the ability to think in abstract terms, solve complex problems and apply troubleshooting skills. The Mechanic will be required to maintain mechanical power transmission equipment including drives and conveying equipment employed in a variety of factory specific applications. Fluid systems, including liquid, pneumatic, and hydraulic, will be maintained by the Mechanic. Fluid flow principles and requirements must be understood to troubleshoot system operation. The Mechanic will be required to weld, cut, braze, and solder a variety of materials. This includes welding carbon steel using the SMAW and GMAW processes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Education and Experience:

    1. Candidate must, at a minimum, possess:
        1. 2-year technical degree (such as Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design, Machinist & Toolmaker, or related degree) OR must have fully completed a state-approved external millwright apprenticeship AND a minimum of 1 year full-time millwright experience depending on the degree.

      OR

      1. A High School degree or diploma although a GED certificate is acceptable AND a minimum of 5 consecutive years of full-time industrial millwright experience.
    2. Candidates must not have been removed or demoted from a prior Maintenance Mechanic classification within the last two (2) years, unless related schooling or other skill advancement has been completed and been approved by the hiring manager.
    3. Candidates will be required to take the following tests. The test scores will be considered along with skills and abilities to determine whether a candidate is the most qualified for the position.
      Mechanical Aptitude Test
      Welding Test

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Knowledge & Technical Skills:

Minimally qualified Maintenance Mechanics must be experienced as required in bullet A of the Education and Experience section AND able to immediately perform the following job functions with minimal to no instruction or supervision:

  • Possess basic keyboarding skills and be able to navigate or quickly learn to navigate necessary software programs in the Windows Operating environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and clearly communicate in English.
  • Perform basic to advanced troubleshooting of equipment mechanical issues.
  • Interpret drawings, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Install and troubleshoot bearings, seals, and gaskets.
  • Install, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot equipment generally classified as mechanical power transmission including gearboxes/drives, transmissions, conveyors (belt, scroll, bucket), and rollers.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and align shafts and couplings (laser or dial alignment).
  • Fabricate and install tubing and piping systems, including fittings, manufactured from various materials.
  • Install, maintain, rebuild, replace, and troubleshoot valves.
  • Install, maintain, rebuild, replace, and troubleshoot centrifugal or positive displacement pumps.
  • Maintain, repair, and replace fans and blowers.
  • Cut metals using plasma and/or oxyacetylene equipment.
  • Understand continuous improvement and concepts of optimizing mechanical equipment operation.
  • Understand and use precision measurement equipment.
  • Basic welding skills.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL JOB CONDITIONS:

Physical duties required include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling, manual tool operation, hand work, standing, walking, sitting, hand manipulation and strength, bending, twisting, reaching, squatting, crouching, kneeling and crawling. Individuals are required to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Work is primarily indoors, but may involve working outdoors for periods of time. Indoor temperatures may exceed 80 degrees F and outdoor temperatures may fall below 0 degrees F.
  • Must be able to safely navigate all areas of plant including wet, sticky, snowy, dusty, uneven, and/or broken flooring areas. Will be exposed to dust, dirt, mud, condensation.

WORK SCHEDULE & RATE OF PAY:

Maintenance Mechanics will work a revolving seven day schedule /12 hour days.
Mechanics are scheduled 36 hours one week and 48 hours the next week.
The hourly rate of pay is $22.18/hour.
Please note there is scheduled overtime and double time built into the revolving schedule, therefore the straight time equivalent hourly rate is $26.40/hour.

** Please do not reapply if you have applied in the last 90 days **

 

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Process Technician

Process Technician Employees

We are actively seeking motivated individuals to join our diverse team in St. Cloud, MN
We currently have an opening for a 2nd Shift PROCESS TECHNICIAN.

Our St. Cloud facility will be closing around 4th quarter 2019. We are currently accepting applications for full-time, Transitional Employees. We are offering a $500 HIRING BONUS following 90 days of continuous employment. Additionally, candidates who begin work by the end of June and remain employed until the plant closes or are permanently laid off as a result of the discontinuance of plant operations, are eligible for a severance payment of up to $1800.

Overview

The Process Technician (PT) will perform a wide variety of duties and tasks predominantly associated with performance testing and analyzing. The primary responsibility of the PT is to audit critical processes related to the testing and charging systems, which will be audited daily by collecting test data to verify that these processes are meeting the test specifications. The PT will calibrate, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair equipment which may include a multitude of maintenance interventions ranging from basic parts replacements to equipment refurbishment to optimizing equipment performance to advanced troubleshooting. The PT is required to understand and maintain complex testing equipment including their operating principles and its function in the plant. Additionally, Technicians are expected to understand equipment function and application to the extent that equipment performance can be optimized. Individuals will work closely with manufacturing to gain a detailed understanding of operating parameters to ensure that maintenance interventions are both appropriate and effective.

WORK SCHEDULE AND RATE OF PAY:

Full time position, Monday – Friday. The hourly rate of pay is $20.41/hour.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Education and Experience:

    A. Candidate must, at a minimum, possess:
        a. 2-year technical degree related to refrigeration, performance testing and analyzing or other related field OR
        b. A High School degree or diploma although a GED certificate is acceptable AND a minimum of 2 consecutive years of full-time refrigeration repair, process technician or related experience.
    B. Candidates will be required to take a written test. The test scores will be considered along with skills and abilities to determine whether a candidate is qualified for the position.
    C. Possess tools required for the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Knowledge & Technical Skills:

Minimally qualified Process Technicians must be experienced as required in bullet A of the Education and Experience section AND able to immediately perform the following job functions with minimal to no instruction or supervision:

  • Possess basic keyboarding skills and be able to navigate or quickly learn to navigate necessary software programs in the Windows Operating environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and clearly communicate in English.
  • Perform basic to advanced troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Interpret drawings, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Install, maintain, repair, replace, and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Understand continuous improvement concepts.
  • Understand and use precision measurement equipment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical theory.

Essential Job Functions:

    A. Comply with federal, state, company, and factory safety requirements.

    B. Audit, calibrate, troubleshoot and repair performance testing and processing equipment (electronic, pneumatic or hydraulic) including but not limited to, refrigerant & oil chargers, refrigerant recovery, Hy-Pot / run test, ground bond tester, short term test, leak detectors (refrigerant, hydrogen and others) and oil processing. These are conducted on an hourly, per shift, per day and per month basis as assigned.
    C. Comply with Lean Manufacturing Practices, EMS.

    D. Comply with company quality standards.

    E. Participate in the training of new hires.

    F. Comply with and support the principles of Operational (Maintenance) Excellence.

    G. Use and safely operate hand and power tools.

    H. Operate various pieces of mobile equipment including but not limited to maintenance carts.

    I. Perform routine equipment maintenance tasks.

    J. Communicate with appropriate personnel to optimize equipment performance.

    K. Must be able to work overtime as required.
    L. Perform other duties as assigned.

External Candidates Probationary Period:
External Candidates will be given a probationary period of up to 90 days.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL JOB CONDITIONS

Physical duties required include but are not limited to the following:
Lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling, manual tool operation, hand work, standing, walking, sitting, hand manipulation, bending, twisting, reaching, squatting, crouching, kneeling and crawling. Individuals may also be required to climb ladders and stairs. Technician must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance. Weights in excess of 50 lbs. require assistance.

Environmental Conditions

Must be able to safely navigate all areas of plant including wet, sticky, snowy, dusty, uneven, and/or broken flooring areas. Will be exposed to dust, dirt, and condensation.

Noise level may exceed 85 dB near some equipment; hearing protection is required in these areas.

Lighting inside the factory is generally artificial and somewhat dim, additional lighting may be needed in some areas.

Exposure to fumes inside the plant; odors may vary from natural to chemical in nature.

Exposure to the hazards of low, medium, and high voltage electricity.

Exposure to heat and humidity in summer months, which may exceed 80° F, cold in winter months.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and sustainable for millions of people.

As a leading global appliance company, we place the consumer at the heart of everything we do. Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, Anova, Frigidaire, Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year.

Electrolux has been doing business since 1919. The headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Electrolux share ELUXb is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.

Equal Opportunity Employer

** Please do not reapply if you have applied in the last 90 days **

 

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Electronic Controls Technician

Electronic Controls Technician Employees

We are actively seeking motivated Electronic Controls Technicians to join our diverse team in St. Cloud, MN.

Our St. Cloud, MN facility will be closing around 4th quarter 2019. We are currently accepting applications for full-time, Transitional Employees. We are offering a $500 HIRING BONUS following 90 days of continuous employment. Additionally, candidates who begin work by the end of June and remain employed until the plant closes or are permanently laid off as a result of the discontinuance of plant operations, are eligible for a severance payment of up to $1800.

Overview:

The electronic controls technician (ECT) installs, calibrates, maintains, tests, and repairs electrical/electronic systems and components. The ECT is responsible for leading projects related to controls and creating / writing programs for all programmable logic control equipment. Has knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems. The position applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. The ECT provides skilled mechanical and electrical/electronic support to all areas of manufacturing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Leads controls projects to include the development of new programs for PLCs, HMIs, and automation.
  • Installs, calibrates, maintains, tests and repairs all programmable logic controls and related equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates industrial and production electronic controlled equipment, automated lines, robotic equipment, solid state circuit boards, variable frequency drives, servo drives, modules and other related equipment.
  • Create and revise layout and electrical schematics as needed using AutoCAD.
  • Inspect electrical equipment and machinery, diagnose faulty operation, determine proper corrective action, document in maintenance work order program, and make indicated repairs.
  • Plans and performs work requiring knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, local and national electrical codes, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Assist in installation, start up and shut down of equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown.
  • Assist with system startups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing.
  • The ECT must have the ability to think in abstract terms, solve complex problems and apply troubleshooting skills.
  • Work with engineers in development of engineering documentation.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Assists maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting.
  • All other duties assigned by the supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION, and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Two Year Technical Degree in Robotics, Electronics, Automation, or other relevant field required. Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Two or more years of controls related experience in an industrial environment required, including hands on programming of PLCs, HMIs, Robots (Fanuc & Kuka), and AC frequency drives.
  • Candidates must pass STC Electrical Controls Curriculum within 90 days of being awarded position. The curriculum consists of 11 courses:
    • BPR1 – Basic Process Control: Feedback Control
    • BPR2 – Basic Process Control: Process Control Modes
    • CLX1 – ControlLogix: Introduction to the ControlLogix PLC Family
    • CLX2 – ControlLogix: Introduction to RSLogix 5000 Software
    • CLX3 – ControlLogix: Creating and Using Tags and the Program Editor
    • CLX4 – ControlLogix: Basic Instructions
    • CLX5 – ControlLogix: Advanced Programming and Analog Devices
    • CLX6 – ControlLogix: PLC Troubleshooting
    • ECI1 – Electronic Circuits: Basic Principles
    • ECI2 – Electronic Circuits: Characteristics and Operations
    • ECI3 – Electronic Circuits: Logic Fundamentals, Types & Application

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – KNOWLEDGE & TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Demonstrated ability to use electronic instruments like oscilloscopes and digital multi-meters.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, read, and understand ladder logic and electrical schematics.
  • Demonstrated ability for fine manual dexterity (example: soldering of fine electronic components).
  • Communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing.
  • Proficiency in adjusting PID loops and programming servos.
  • Proficient experience in adjusting and programming Ethernet, Device-Net, Control-Net network wiring and Fiber Optic Networks.
  • Complete understanding of relay and discrete device control systems.
  • Be able to read, interpret, modify, and create electrical prints and schematics and document all self-created changes using AutoCAD or other electrical schematic applications.
  • Must be competent to make diagnostic evaluation for electronic controller/equipment problems and prescribe corrective action.
  • Use computerized equipment and software to perform diagnostic testing functions and produce graphs for records and tracking.
  • Able to design, develop and build functional electrical/electronic control panels for production equipment within applicable code. Create usable documentation for operational use and future reference.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical duties include but are not limited to:

Lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling, manual tool operation, hand work, standing, walking, sitting, hand manipulation and strength, bending, twisting, reaching, squatting, crouching, kneeling and crawling. Individuals are required to climb ladders and stairs.

WORK SCHEDULE & RATE OF PAY

ECTs will work Monday = Friday, 8 hour days. This is a full time position. The hourly rate of pay is $30.78 – $33.78. The differential for 2nd shift is $2/hour. The differential for 3rd shift is $1/hour.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and sustainable for millions of people. As a leading global appliance company, we place the consumer at the heart of everything we do. Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, Anova, Frigidaire, Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year.

Electrolux has been doing business since 1919. The headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Electrolux share ELUXb is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

** Please do not reapply if you have applied in the last 90 days **

 

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