Automation Technician (6 Openings)

Application deadline:

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 2:01pm

Company: 

Flex-N-Gate Plastics

Description: 

Design, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, program and modification of automated equipment such as (but not limited to) programmable controllers, sensors, computers, measuring devices, scanners and related automation equipment and associated machinery.  

  • Recommends changes and corrections in circuitry, programs, controllers, sensors and so forth to simplify or improve processes, procedures or safety.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical devices.
  • Analyzes and interprets test data. Adjust, calibrates, aligns, and modifies automated equipment.
  • Installs and removed related primary components and assemblies, makes necessary electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical hookups to controls, panels and reltaed devices and equipment. 
  • Coordinates with other skilled trades to assure safe installation and operation.
  • Writes technical reports, develops charts and diagrams schematics to describe and illustrate operating characteristics.

  • Will be responsible for the preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on all robots.
  • Will be required to work on all aspects of automation, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical.
  • Recommends changes and corrections in circuitry, programs, controllers, sensors and so forth to simplify or improve processes, procedures or safety.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical devices.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be able to troubleshoot and program PLC logic.
  • Must be familiar with electrical codes and procedures.
  • High School and/or GED required.
  • Minimum 2 years of  vocational/technical trade school highly preferred.
  • Experience with 6-axis robots required.
  • Injection molding processing experience highly preferred.
  • 5+ years of industrial maintenance experience preferred.

  • Ability and willingness to work any shift and overtime as required as needed. 

 

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Other

Shift: 

1st
2nd
3rd

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Required degree level: 

  • High school
  • Other

Worksite Info: 

Application Instructions Use click on the link below to apply for this position and search by the location of Danville, IL. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you! https://jobs.flex-n-gate.com

Benefits: 

Benefits • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement • Paid holidays and vacation time What do our employees have to say? “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.” “Lots of growth opportunity.” “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.” Not just a job—a great place to work! Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled