175 Pioneer Dr, Leominster, MA 01453, USA
The Automation Technician plans, maps, sequences and performs assembly of complex electrical, mechanical and pneumatic robotic equipment from verbal and written instructions. Performs layout of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical schematics.
Essential Job Functions
Perform a variety of diagnostic troubleshooting activities on automation equipment.
Perform mechanical, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic repairs to automation equipment
Perform equipment failure analysis, repairs, and scheduled preventative maintenance on robotic and automated equipment. ·
Set up manual and semi-automatic automation equipment and assists in operating pre-production runs.
Assist in installing new automated equipment and in moving equipment to new locations.
Performs layout of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical schematics.
Create new robot programs and edit existing robot programs.
Update manuals and programs for automated equipment.
Keeps accurate reports of all activities performed on each piece of equipment.
Provide input to on areas for machine design and/or improvements.
Program automation through use of PLC’s from conception to implementation
Optimize performance on automated equipment, inspection equipment and robotic work cells
Plan and implement dedicated fully automated manufacturing cells.
Train plant personnel on use of automation May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Associates degree or Trade school with a focus in electro/mechanical or combined equivalent of education and experience
Prior experience in automation systems fabrication utilizing Bridgeport, lathe, and other equipment.
Familiar with pick and place robot programming, and end of arm tooling fabrication
Proficiency with PLC programming
Proficient at welding
Familiar with Microsoft word and Excel
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience in injection molding a plus
Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude
Creative thinking to drive innovation of existing processes and equipment
Ability to communicate well with other functions
Excellent equipment troubleshooting skills
Prior experience programming PLC’s