Job Listing Description

Automation Technician

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Automation Technician for an opening in Austin, TX.

SUMMARY:
As a Third Shift Automation Technician, the primary responsibility of this position is to support manufacturing with respect to automated and semi-automated equipment. This includes a variety of automated material handling, assembly, liquid dispensing, and packaging systems. Responsible for detailed communication with leaders about current state of automation related concerns. This also includes detailed communication with Engineering on future department needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Determines root cause of failures and problems with automation equipment.Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a broad manufacturing base. Troubleshoot & support various pieces of automation, some of which include: robots, printing (Pad/Screen/Offset/InkJet), vision systems, labelers, fluid dispensing system, and capping equipment. Works with equipment vendors to solve automation problems & increase self-knowledge. Works alongside engineering to solve component related issues and determine their long term effects on the automation process. Support engineering with installation of improvements and new automation. Coaches production associates and supports 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 and helps maintain automation data (downtime, stops, scrap, etc) to support continuous improvement process. Uses PPI tools and Lean techniques to analyze data and improve processes. Willingness and ability to support on weekends, as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:
Equivalent experience may be considered, but only with a demonstrated record of self-development and continuous learning. 5+ years related automated equipment experience. Must have a very broad electrical and mechanical background, including hands on experience with PLCs, robots, motion controls and associated programming software.

Professional Characteristics:
Must have excellent troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to convert to full time technician with right fit.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Associate’s degree in Engineering or a technical discipline.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
Third shift (10pm - 6am)
 
Job Number: 193960
Job Location: Austin, TX
Rate: Up to $32.20 DOE
Duration: 12 mos
Input Date: 09/11/2021
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Richard Barrett
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: rbarrett@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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