Automation Technician – New Richmond, WI

A plastic injection molding contract manufacturing company wants to hire an Automation Technician to support the manufacturing operations to ensure equipment and processes are operating at high efficiencies.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Troubleshoot and maintain custom electromechanical equipment, automated work cells, vision systems and multi axis robotics.
• Create and de-bug PLC programs with varying levels of complexity.
• Initiate and complete technical activities leading to new improved production processes, as well as manage several small and large scale projects simultaneously.
• Troubleshoot and maintain custom electromechanical equipment, automated work cells, vision systems and multi axis robotics.
• Create and de-bug PLC programs with varying levels of complexity.
• Initiate and complete technical activities leading to new improved production processes, as well as manage several small and large scale projects simultaneously.
• Must be able to program and operate robotic cell and train accordingly.
• Will provide technical assistance and guidance to other robotic operators.
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associates Degree or equivalent in one of the following: controls, electronics, mechatronics or automation, with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience.
• A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
• Knowledge of PLC programming, set-up of Cartesian, 6 axis, and SCARA robots.
• Self-motivated to adapt to changes in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
• Ability to exercise strong judgment in analyzing, evaluating and solving problems.
• Good technical communication and interpersonal skills.
• The ability to work effectively with a team as well as the ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort.
• Computer proficiency.
• Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

In addition to an hourly rate in $25 to $30 range the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.



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