Job Listing Description

Automation Technician

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Automation Technician for an opening in Fairport, NY.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the general supervision of the Manager – Automation Engineering, the primary responsibility of this position is to support manufacturing with respect to automated and semi-automated post-molding equipment. This includes a variety of automated material handling, assembly, decorating and packaging systems.

Responsible for detailed communication with Supervisors & Maintenance about current state of automation related concerns. This also includes detailed communication with Automation Engineering on future department needs.

· Determines root cause of failures and problems with automation equipment.

· Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a broad manufacturing base

· Troubleshoot & support:

o Various PLC formats with heavy emphasis on Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI hardware and software: SLC, PLC, ContolLogix, Panelview

o A wide variety of automation technologies, including: Robots, Printing (Pad/Screen/Offset/InkJet), Ultrasonic Welders, Vision Systems, Leak Testers, Labelers, Capping Equipment, reamers & other finishing equipment.

· Works with equipment vendors to solve automation problems & increase self-knowledge.

· Interacts with molding setups & process engineering to solve component related issues & their effect on the automation process.

· Support Automation Engineering with installation of improvements & new Automation.

· Coaches Automation Associates in work centers supporting root cause troubleshooting.

· Develop / modify procedures & training guidelines as needed for automation processes.

· Read & modify electrical schematics as needed for automation equipment.

· Designs, sketches & dimensions improvements to existing automation systems

· Tracks & helps maintain automation data (stops, scrap, etc…) to support continuous improvement process. Uses PPI tools and Lean techniques to analyze data and improve processes.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
· 5+ years related automated equipment experience.

· Must have a very broad electrical and mechanical background, including hands on experience with PLC’s, robots, motion controls and associated programming software.

· Must have excellent troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.

· Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Associate’s degree in Engineering or a technical discipline. Equivalent experience may be considered, but only with a demonstrated record of self-development and continuous learning.

WORK HOURS:
2nd Shift
Full-Time

 
Job Number: 188151
Job Location: Fairport, NY
Rate: Up to $28.00 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: tharrell@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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