Automation Technician

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Description/Job Summary


General Description
The automation technician supports all aspects of the front end automation equipment; including programming, general house cleaning, trouble shooting, and repair; he or she also maintains detailed reports of system problems and applied solutions.

Job Environment

Fast-paced and dynamic environment that demands a passion for the industry and attention to detail to produce results.  Coordinates with team leaders and supervisor aligning maximum cooperation with other areas of organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides manufacturing support for automation equipment and other machines as needed
• Maintains and improves reliability of equipment
• Trouble shoots and adjust manufacturing PLC (Schneider Programming knowledge is a plus)
Skills and Education
  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associate degree in a technical discipline preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years in an engineering or manufacturing environment including hands-on relevant experience evaluating automated equipment and processes and solving automated equipment issues.
  • Maintenance program (TPM preferred)
  • Robotic programming skills to refine movement using various controllers.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Robotic equipment programming knowledge.
  • PC literate in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Experience using industrial controllers.
  • Ability to read mechanical and electrical prints.
  • Good methodical aptitude for troubleshooting equipment and related issues.
  • Must be organized with the discipline to solve problems with permanent solutions
  • Experience with Automation Projects and Industry 4.0 is a plus
Main Evaluation Metrics
  • Safety incidents or accidents
  • MTBF and MTTR
  • Continuous improvement projects implementation

       Mersen Advantages:
  • Stability of 100+ years’ of existence with global expertise in Electrical Power and Advanced Materials
  • Comprehensive benefit plans, retirement savings plans; as well vacation and Holiday schedules
  • Team driven by a Collective Ambition around group values of Excellence, Collaboration, People-Conscious, Agility & Entrepreneurial Spirit, and Partnering with our Customers
  • Safety First – achieving excellence in health and safety is a constant goal

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