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Automation Production Technician

Plymouth, MN 55441

Posted: 04/22/2022 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Category: Manufacturing Job Number: 62003 Pay Rate: 22.50

Job Description

Under limited supervision, the incumbent is responsible for their assigned work tasks and for working with Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance personnel in order to meet daily automation production requirements in an efficient and timely manner.  Be familiar with site specific manufacturing processes and systems.

Responsibilities of the Automation Production Technician:
  1. Efficiently support daily production objectives by providing troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, upgrades, and improvement modifications on automation equipment.
  2. Ensure the machines are properly calibrated, the equipment works at proper parameters and analyze the results to ensure they meet company standards.
  3. Troubleshoot production issues and determine the issue type (mechanical, electrical or software/controls).
  4. Troubleshoot problems and perform repairs, preferably while processes continue to run.
  5. Provide troubleshooting and maintenance support for all assigned automated systems.
  6. Perform tooling changeovers, calibrations, repairs, adjustments, and replacement of components.
  7. Maintain correct, timely and complete manufacturing documentation.
  8. Support manufacturing quality assurance activities.
  9. Install, maintain, and inspect workstation installations throughout the facility.
  10. Provide expertise to continue advancement of automated systems throughout the Production site.
  11. Assist Engineering and Production personnel with the specification, installation, and modification of systems.
  12. Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per specifications.
  13. Provide technical guidance and mentoring for Production Manufacturing personnel.
  14. Install and service a variety of systems including safety and security, energy delivery (hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical), communication, and process control systems.

Qualifications of Automation Production  Technician:
  • Associates degree in a relevant discipline such as Electronics, Robotics, or Technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-5 years of manufacturing automation experience.
  • 1-5 years of experience with electrical wiring, electrical controls, and HMIs.
  • Familiarity with PLC controlled devices (Allen Bradley and Siemens) and PLC controls, protocols, and platforms
  • Ability to diagnose problems, disassemble equipment, and reassemble in a proficient manner.
  • Previous experience assisting in development and implementation of preventive maintenance plans based on equipment documentation and experience for automation equipment.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with pneumatics, sensors and hydraulics.
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