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Automation Service Technician

Spark Packaging
Mason, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Title: Automation Service Technician
Location: Mason, MI

If you’re looking for a CHALLENGING plus rewarding position where you can TRAVEL across the country and enjoy working in a collaborative environment where your ideas are valued, team members are treated with respect, trust, and integrity -- then you’ve found your fit!
 
We are searching for an Automation Technician, to troubleshoot, assemble, disassemble, repair, and test equipment that improves safety, capacity, quality, and profitability.
 
Day-to-Day Role:
  • Up to 75% domestic and international travel. At times, critical business needs may require more travel.
  • Provide service and support to production facilities to help maintain production startups and corporate service goals
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding equipment and process commissioned in production facilities
  • Assemble, disassemble, install, set-up, operate, test and troubleshoot moderately complex equipment and control systems
  • Identify machine failure trends and work with engineers and designers to develop, document and implement solutions that improve the throughput of finished goods manufacturing
  • Read and interpret drawings, schematics, wire lists, bills of material, and various technical manuals
  • Troubleshoot and repair moderately complex electrical and mechanical equipment, electronic controls, and systems including non-routine issues
  • Perform modifications and retrofits to existing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment
  • Develop knowledge of automated production equipment, electrical and hardware schematics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and controls software
  • Recommend preventative maintenance requirements
  • Provide technical support to production plants and Engineering to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Recommend continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Order parts for new installation or replacement
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures (SOPs) for equipment processes
 
Core Skills and Qualifications: 
Requires one of the following:
  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in automation, electrical, or mechanical program and three (3) years of automation or electrical and mechanical experience, OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of automation or electrical and mechanical experience.
  • Familiar with electrical and safety standards
  • Ability to understand, identify, and protect against electrical hazards
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Prior experience using testing equipment
  • Experience working with machine shop tools such as a drill press, grinder, mill and lathe
  • Working knowledge of MIG and TIG welding
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Ability to solve basic algebraic equations and electrical formulas, and understand decimals and fractions
  • Experience reading and understanding blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogs, schematics, prints or wire lists
  • Experience understanding automated production equipment, electrical and hardware schematics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and controls software
  • Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics and electrical wiring
  • Ability to understand production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a fork truck license
 
 

Spark Packaging

Address

Mason, MI
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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