• Automation Engineer Tech

    Job Locations US-OH-Circleville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/17/2018 7:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    This position is responsible for production support and maintenance of automated manufacturing equipment. Primary duties include troubleshooting and repair of production equipment and implementing improvements to existing equipment.


    • Respond to floor calls for production issues involving automated equipment
    • Troubleshoot equipment issues that cause production downtime
    • Preform preventative maintenance on automated equipment
    • Replace components and make adjustments to equipment as needed
    • Implement improvements to existing equipment as directed
    • Feedback information to engineering to improve new model equipment development
    • Maintain a clean and safe work area and report any unsafe working conditions
    • Must exemplify a positive, respectful and “can-do” attitude not only for one’s self but for how it will affect other associates
    • All associates are accountable for their own work, purposed changes and solutions that increase their work performance and the company’s business results

    Decision Making Authority

    • Authorized to lock-out equipment that is considered unsafe for operation, must notify production supervision


    • Familiar with PLC controlled automated equipment (Allen-Bradley a plus)
    • Programming experience with the following software:
      • RSLogix 500
      • Studio 5000
      • GP-Pro EX
      • Factory Talk
    • Experience with industrial robots
    • Ability to read and understand prints and drawings (Electrical, Pneumatic, Mechanical)
    • Understanding of low voltage controls wiring conventions

    Required Education/Qualifications for Hire or Promotion

    • 2-5 years experience in an industrial manufacturing facility or close equivalent
    • Must have good mechanical skills
    • Able to fabricate/install simple parts (brackets, linkages, etc.)
    • Good electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical troubleshooting skills
    • Willingness to learn to read and understand prints and drawings (Electrical, Pneumatic, Mechanical)
    • Willingness and ability to learn basic PLC and HMI programming
    • Able to work on own with direction


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • Employee must adhere to company safety policies, includes wearing required PPE
    • Occasional exposure to difficult working conditions (heat, dirt, fumes, lubricants, etc.)
    • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 40 lbs. overhead
    • Ability to stand for long periods on concrete floor
    • Attend scheduled work hours on a regular and timely basis, maintain good attendance
    • Requires occasional travel, work on an off-shift, and overtime


    The work environment and physical demands detailed above is representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Regular, predictable attendance is required for this position. Attendance is a prerequisite to other job functions.


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