Automation Controls Technician

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Posted: 05/09/2024 Category: Manufacturing Job Number: 96403

Job Description

Title: Automation Controls Technician

Location: Canton, MI

Rate: $28/hr

Schedule: 2nd shift, 2:00PM – 10:00PM

Contract: 6-month contract-to-hire

Automation Controls Technician will maintain machines for efficient operating conditions and with minimum downtime, repair machines, equipment and facilities as required and maintain and adhere to TS14001 requirements.

This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

The Automation Controls Technician will:

∙ Perform initial checkout and startup of automated equipment.
∙ Troubleshoot a variety of electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems. Troubleshoot and perform equipment repairs and preventative maintenance.
∙ Modify or update existing equipment as well as perform occasional equipment installation.
∙ Have basic computer skills with MS Office.
∙ Have the ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics.
∙ Provide required maintenance documentation reports in a timely and accurate manner.
∙ Have basic Robot and PLC programming skills.
∙ Work safely and use all available safety equipment.
∙ Troubleshoot equipment using PLC.
∙ Diagnose problems and determine the extent of repairs necessary. Obtain assistance if required.
∙ Have the ability to work with management on a professional level.
∙ Follow required work instructions and procedures.
∙ Maintain backups of all programs for PLC and robots.
∙ Maintain electrical prints and ladder logic.
∙ Manage downtime situations to completion.
∙ Operate all machinery and equipment in a safe manner.
∙ Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by supervision.

Qualified candidates will possess:

∙ Associates degree in Manufacturing preferred.
∙ Automation, monitoring, and repair background preferred.
∙ Functional and applicable knowledge of electrical and electronic principals.
∙ Thorough knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic control systems and standards, failsafe design standards, and how various transducers operate, as well as various electro-mechanical devices
∙ Strong knowledge of Mechanical transfer lines in both pneumatic and hydraulic application.
∙ Computer literacy, familiar with Windows operating system and Exceptional troubleshooting skills.

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