Automation Technician-Night Shift

  • location: Buffalo Grove, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $60,000 per year

job description

Automation Technician-Night Shift

job summary:
The Automation Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and technical support of highly automated manufacturing solutions for a high-volume medical device application. These are direct hire opportunities offering full benefit packages, competitive salaries and ongoing opportunities for growth.

location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $50,000 - 60,000 per year
work hours: 9pm to 7am
education: High School
  • Analyze reject, downtime, vision data and operator input to actively identify causes of yield/productivity loss
  • Perform complex/precise mechanical adjustments and troubleshoot precision mechanisms/devices to maintain optimal line performance
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair complex systems, including precision mechanical cam driven motions, rotary & linear servos, pneumatic actuators and a wide variety of sensors/measuring devices
  • Respond to machine alarms as they occur, identify the root cause, correct as needed
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and vacuum systems and return to serviceability
  • Repair and maintain electrical controls on molding, assembly and packaging machines
  • Repair pick and place tooling, mechanical systems, and controls, calibrate and adjust pick/place points
  • Read and interpret electrical and pneumatic schematics, mechanical drawings and flow charts
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance actions on all subsystems and related components
  • Rebuild and repair critical devices and components
  • Assist automation team in validation and Measurement System Analysis of automated systems
  • Assists with customer presentations and interfaces with customers
  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method
  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components
  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working up to 5 hrs of overtime per week
  • working weekends
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Education: High School
  • Maintenance (2 years of experience is required)
  • PLC (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • troubleshooting (2 years of experience is required)
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Maintenance
  • Automation

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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