Automation Production Technician


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD40000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435 Phone : 612-630-1200



Job Description

A client o ours is hiring an Automation Production Technician !!!

Job Summary:

Monitor and support production runs on multiple automated devices and perform routine diagnostic checks on automated systems. Isolate problems and perform necessary small repairs. Perform production control, quality inspections and raw material management as required. Prepare reports and recommend upgrades or changes to equipment or processes. Manage multiple devices and prioritize actions in support of manufacturing objectives. Assist with installation, integration, and programming efforts during commissioning phase for new automation equipment.

Responsibilities and Duties:

1 Efficiently support daily production objectives by providing troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, upgrades, and improvement modifications on automation equipment.

2 Ensure the machines are properly calibrated, the equipment works at proper parameters and analyze the results to ensure they meet company standards.

3 Troubleshoot production issues and determine the issue type (mechanical, electrical or software/controls).

4 Troubleshoot problems and perform repairs, preferably while processes continue to run.

5 Provide troubleshooting and maintenance support for all assigned automated systems.

6 Perform tooling changeovers, calibrations, repairs, adjustments, and replacement of components.

7 Maintain correct, timely and complete manufacturing documentation.

8 Support manufacturing quality assurance activities.

9 Install, maintain, and inspect workstation installations throughout the facility.

10 Provide system operation training on the assigned automation systems.

11 Provide expertise to continue advancement of automated systems throughout the Production site.

12 Assist Engineering and Production personnel with the specification, installation, and modification of systems.

13 Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per specifications.

14 Provide technical guidance and mentoring for Production Manufacturing personnel.

15 Install and service a variety of systems including safety and security, energy delivery (hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical), communication, and process control systems.

16 Perform other duties as assigned.


* Associates degree in a relevant discipline such as Electronics, Robotics, or Technical field or equivalent work experience.

* 1-5 years of manufacturing automation experience.

* 1-5 years of experience with electrical wiring, electrical controls, and HMIs.

* Familiarity with PLC controlled devices (Allen Bradley and Siemens) and PLC controls, protocols, and platforms

* MS Office Suite experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.

* Ability to diagnose problems, disassemble equipment, and reassemble in a proficient manner.

* Highly proficient working knowledge of a variety of electronic controls.

* Experience installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing robotics.

* Experience inspecting work for conformance to specifications and standards.

* Previous experience assisting in development and implementation of preventive maintenance plans based on equipment documentation and experience for automation equipment.

* Understanding of safety rules and regulations to prevent unsafe set-ups, operations, or acts, which might cause injury to self, others, or the environment.

* Knowledge and practical experience with pneumatics, sensors and hydraulics.