Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/3/2023 3:00 AM)
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$30 to $36 per Hour to Start, Depending on Experience!


 Futamura is committed to its employees and their families by offering one of the most competitive pay and benefits packages in the market.  We can likely beat your current company on insurance premium costs, levels of coverage, out of pocket expenses and savings toward retirement.  They’re too good to cover in detail in an ad.  If you are selected for an interview, we can provide you with the details.  Compare our plan to what you are currently paying; we can likely increase your care and save you some money in your paycheck!


Medical Insurance

401K + Company Match

Dental Insurance

Prescription Benefits

Vision Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

Paid Time Off

Company-Paid Disability Insurance

Holiday Pay

Company-Paid Life Insurance




This position works in our Electrical Maintenance Department. 


We make NatureFlex and Cellophane packaging films.  These are biodegradable and compostable products to help reduce plastic pollution around the world!  Since they are made from renewable wood pulp as a raw material, we essentially make transparent paper.  Join us and we will show you how.


Compostable packaging is a rapidly expanding market.  As a result, Futamura is in the process of a major expansion to help our customers meet unprecedented demand.    We are looking for good people with a drive for advancement to come join our team. 

The Futamura Group was established in Japan in 1950 and is now a global operation specializing in high added value packaging products. Our products are shipped around the world and utilized by major brands and specialized markets. 




The Electrical and Instrumentation Department consists of installation, maintenance, repair and calibration of systems essential to the efficient and safe operation of the facility.

Duties include:

  • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, P&IDs (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams) and engineering instructions.
  • Apply knowledge of electronic theory and components.
  • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions; test electronics units and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine the need for adjustment.
  • Calibrate instrumentation; adjust or replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry and electronics components.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems; maintain system logs or manuals to document testing and operation of equipment.
  • Use applicable software to program equipment; maintain electronic and other components.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  • Industrial electrician (480V systems to include motors and controls)
  • Process controls technician (3-15 psi and 4-20 mA controls)
  • Experience with variable speed drives, instrumentation, and control systems
  • PLC installation and wiring.
  • Demonstrated focus and attention to safety
  • Good attendance and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to think independently, while working within company structures and guidelines


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