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Automation Technician/Machinist - Automation Department

Principal Manufacturing
Broadview, IL
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Title: Automation Technician/Machinist - Manufacturing

Principal Manufacturing is seeking a Automation Technician/Machinist to join our team in Broadview, IL. As a leader in fineblanking, conventional stamping and plastic injection molding, Principal Manufacturing sets itself above the competition.

The Automation Technician/Machinist will be responsible to install, assemble, maintain, and replace automation systems throughout the production process. Troubleshoot component parts, including sensors and other vital technology. Machine/manufacture automation or gage components as necessary, per provided documentation or reverse engineering process

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, assemble, maintain, and replace automation systems at key production or inspection systems.
  • Troubleshoot non-functioning components including servos, sensors and simple control components.
  • Log equipment usage, parts replacement, and scheduled maintenance to ensure maximum functionality.
  • Periodically report to leadership regarding automation capabilities and status
  • Provide real-time information and reports to management.
  • Ability to lead as a constructive role model and encourage a positive work environment.
  • Work with Purchasing to order necessary supplies.
  • Follows all company safety rules and TS requirements and maintain work area clean and orderly within lean guidelines.


  • Experience in a production environment, particularly as it relates to automation technology.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong leadership ability.
  • Associate degree or equivalent experience in mechanical engineering, robotics, closely related technical field or equivalent, or 5 years' experience as a Journeyman Machinist.
  • Ability to maintain efficient quality output.


Principal Manufacturing

Broadview, IL
60155 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago
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