Entry level Automation Technician

  • location: Matthews, NC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $42,000 - $54,000 per year

job description

Entry level Automation Technician

job summary:
Matthews, NC area- Direct Hire- Automation Technician- Local customer is seeking entry-level Automation Tech's to join their team. PLC troubleshooting (0-3 years of experience), mechanical maintenance, hydraulics and pneumatics. Great entry-level position to start your career off in Manufacturing. Competitive hourly pay, tons of room for internal room for growth, full benefits, 401 K and solid work culture. Position is on 3rd shift.

 
location: Matthews, North Carolina
job type: Permanent
salary: $42,000 - 54,000 per year
work hours: 10pm to 7am
education: High School
 
responsibilities:
Troubleshoot, service and fix PLC controlled systems and robotic devices. The candidate will be part of a team that ensures equipment meets standards for quality and production rate at all times. The individual must be highly motivated, willing to perform hands-on applications involving electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Surveys all processes regular basis, following daily, monthly, and annual maintenance routines for major equipment.
  • Expedites work in response to equipment failures, performing inspections and determining corrective actions.
  • Repairs plant equipment in regards to all production machines, fixtures, tooling, and facility necessaries.
  • Fills out work orders and assists equipment vendors on-site as needed.
  • Packages parts for shipment to repair facilities.
  • Assists in assuring all equipment is safe for employees to operate. Replaces or repairs inoperative machine guards or malfunctioned equipment.
  • Performs monthly safety checks to stay in compliance with safety program.
  • Assists in training of employees in production and safety.
  • Uses micrometers, calipers, and other gauges required to inspect product.
  • Operates a forklift as needed to move and position components.
  • Expresses a willingness to assist in all operations of manufacturing products.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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The essential functions of this role include:

  • working in a smoke free environment
  • wearing steel toe shoes
  • working in a non-temperature controlled environment
  • working up to 4 hrs of overtime per week
  • working weekends
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Entry Level
  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Education: High School (required)
 
skills:
  • Maintenance (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • PLC (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • Hydraulics (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • PLC Troubleshooting
  • Mechanical Maintenance

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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