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Mechatronics Engineer

Polar Industries, Inc. Prospect, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Mechatronics Engineer

Progressive and growing Industrial Manufacturer in the Greater Waterbury area is seeking a full time Mechatronics Engineer for integrating/supporting/trouble-shooting automation and control systems used in manufacturing processes.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference, analyze automation needs, solve problems, build systems, and see your work in action!

This job entails -

  • Assist in the design and integration of robotic and intelligent equipment controls into new and existing manufacturing systems
  • Develop systems and build prototypes
  • Design and build completely new systems by integrating various technologies
  • Develop new solutions to industrial problems using mechanical and electronic processes and computer technology.
  • Build and test factory production lines introducing automation to improve existing processes
  • Apply advanced control systems
  • Detailed troubleshooting of production line automation components, involving electrical and mechanical systems
  • Technical support and software changes to PLC equipment
  • Including schematic knowledge, ladder logic, drive installation, and basic programming.
  • Continuous improvement and modernization of older systems
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Troubleshooting Automation Direct, Siemens, Allen Bradley/Direct Logic lines of PLC’s and HMI’s as well as integrated software and VFD controls.
  • Write in advanced control system programming for Automation Direct
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

The background that fits -

  • An AA degree with equivalent maintenance experience.
  • Electronics, Mechanical or Mechatronics Technology Associate Degree,
  • Hands on experience of executing Automation projects for process plants
  • The ability to read and interpret electrical schematics to repair electrical systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, diagrams, schematics, and machine specifications
  • Project management experience and strong electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • 5+ years of successful industrial experience with electrical controls systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial electronics, pneumatic, hydraulics and basic mechanical abilities.
  • Ability to troubleshoot program logic automation, servo’s, profibus, canbus, device net, Ethernet, sensors actuators
  • Advanced mechanical and pneumatic skills
  • Experience with repair and maintenance of manufacturing equipment.
  • Install new equipment, ensuring all components and assemblies are properly integrated Ability to work independently
  • Ability to analyze the problem and provide solutions during the trouble shooting situations
  • Ability to creatively and independently troubleshoot and solve technical problems
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition Conduct repairs
  • Suggest/recommend spare parts / corrective actions, providing written service call reports to service department
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electrical devices
  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations
  • Self-motivated with maturity to self-manage and work independently
  • Help create Engineering work processes

Polar Industries, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Great opportunity to grow and make a difference in a small manufacturing environment


Prospect, CT