AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN

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Location
Inwood, West Virginia
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Salary
US$ 24.00 - US$ 30.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_33724
Contact
Horn, Jessica, Spherion
Phone
(304)-2679668
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Job Description

Assists with the efficient operation of the production area by ensuring automation equipment is in place and running properly.

Responsibilities:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

-Understands and troubleshoots complex servo driven systems, vacuum circuits, and PLC controlled machines with the use of a digital multi-meter and machine documentation, mechanical drawings, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics.
-Maintains and improves all existing automation equipment.
-Assists in production start-ups and changeovers as related to automation equipment. This may include but is not limited to: leveling and squaring automation and robot heads, centering mechanical components, moving automation from one press to another, making stroke adjustments, and changing robot heads and related mechanical components.
-Responsible for learning how to start automation, modify moving axes points, and make small programming changes on various types of robots and other equipment.
-Responsible for replacing or repairing mechanical and electrical components.
-Assists engineering and various departments with implementation and installation of new jobs.

Working hours: 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Skills:
High school diploma or GED. Must possess mechanical aptitude. Ability to learn injection molding equipment, assembly processes, auxiliary equipment, decorating equipment, robots, and automation equipment. Commitment to enroll in and/or completion of the Maintenance Apprenticeship Program . Must possess own tools for use on the job. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Basic computer experience. Must be able to troubleshoot complex servo driven systems, vacuum circuits, and PLC controlled machines; and read and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and mechanical drawings.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Ability to learn injection molding equipment, assembly processes, auxiliary equipment, decorating equipment, robots, and automation equipment. Commitment to enroll in and/or completion of the Maintenance Apprenticeship Program . Must possess own tools for use on the job. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Basic computer experience. Must be able to troubleshoot complex servo driven systems, vacuum circuits, and PLC controlled machines; and read and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and mechanical drawings.


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