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Anheuser-Busch Electrician ($38.13/hr) in Newark, New Jersey

Electrician ($38.13/hr) - 21009426

Job Function : Supply

Primary Location : United States-New Jersey-Newark

Schedule : Full-time

Job Type : Permanent

Posting Date : Sep 14, 2021

Job Description

Budweiser. Bud Light. Stella Artois. Michelob ULTRA. That’s right, over 100 of America’s most loved brands, to be exact. But there’s so much more to us than our top-notch portfolio of beers, seltzers, and more. We believe our people are our greatest asset, and we’re looking for people like you to join our shared dream of bringing people together for a better world. Are you up for the Challenge?

If you are passionate about maintenance and troubleshooting while working in a fast-paced environment, Anheuser-Busch could be your next stop in fulfilling your career goals. Our Maintenance Electricians work in a team or independently within a high-speed manufacturing environment and are the key in guaranteeing that our quality is where it needs to be: the very best. Opportunities available to maximize your earnings and expand your technical knowledge. If you are looking for a new challenge, come join our team today!

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain machinery, meeting maintenance requirements for 480-volt, 3-phase systems including single phase 120-volt systems and larger 4,160-volt equipment to minimize downtime

  • Support, troubleshoot, improve, and maintain high-speed production and packaging machinery

  • Responsible for maintaining and programming programmable logic controllers (PLC) and computer process controls

  • Effectively and safely operate and maintain can manufacturing equipment with a focus on plant safety, 5S, quality, production, and cost goals

  • Perform quality, maintenance and housekeeping checks while managing the technical process

  • Work as part of a team to read and interpret information, monitor equipment, and inspect product to maintain quality standards

  • Follow safe work practices and maintain a solid understanding of first aid and emergency procedures. Complete assigned work efficiently and per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)

  • Off shift, weekends, OT mandatory.

Potential Average Annual Earnings: $145,000 per year (includes base, overtime, and bonus)


Current - $38.13 / hour

Wage Increases: 5/2022 - $.55 cents / hour

5/2023 - $.60 cents / hour

Quarterly Bonus Program:

Depends on target achievement, 4 targets worth 25% each

2021: $1000 target value per quarter

2022: $1000 target value per quarter

2023: $1000 target value per quarter

Bonus will increase dependent on the number of DT hours worked in the quarter. The more overtime worked the higher the bonus.

Pension Contribution:

The Company contributes 10.75% of gross wages to Local 164 Pension Fund

The Company contributes 2% of gross wages to Local 164 Annuity Fund

Company 401k Participation – 3% match of employee’s base salary. Employee is eligible on the first day of employment.

Health and Welfare:

Full Medical, Dental and Vision plans administered by Local 164. Employee is eligible in the first month they work 100 hours. No premiums for Medical, Dental and Vision coverage.

The Company will contribute 14% of gross wages to Local 164 Welfare Fund

This fund provides retiree health care with 20 years of service and the retiree health care becomes secondary insurance when the employee becomes eligible for Medicare.

Job Qualifications


  • PLC programming and troubleshooting experience required.

  • 3 year industrial electrical/programming experience or two-year technical degree preferred

  • Outstanding communication and team-orientation skills.

  • Knowledge of Servos and related controllers including hydraulic and pneumatic, temperature controls.

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, identify root causes (e.g. six sigma analysis) and propose and implement remedies

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics

  • Ability to perform mechanical work, valve replacement, conveyor bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement, lube routes

  • Application of high-level quality standards.

  • Adhere to plant safety and 5S requirements; Complete assigned work efficiently and per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Outstanding work history, including good attendance.

Why Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch is here for the times that matter. The moments where we celebrate, defy challenges, dream of the brighter future we are building today– and all the moments in between. We are a company that brings people together for richer conversations, sweeter celebrations and stronger communities.

Challenge Accepted! Apply Today!

As the leading global brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev is committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Req ID: 21009426