189794 - Automation Technician
Industry
MAN
Region
NY-Upstate
City
Fairport
State
NY
Rate
Up to $27.99 DOE
Duration
12 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Automation Technician for an opening in Fairport, NY.

SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of the Manager – Automation Engineering, the primary responsibility of this position is to support manufacturing with respect to automated and semi-automated post-molding equipment. This includes a variety of automated material handling, assembly, decorating and packaging systems.

Responsible for detailed communication with Supervisors & Maintenance about current state of automation related concerns. This also includes detailed communication with Automation 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 PLC formats with heavy emphasis on Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI hardware and software: SLC, PLC, ContolLogix, Panelview. A wide variety of automation technologies, including: Robots, Printing (Pad/Screen/Offset/InkJet), Ultrasonic Welders, Vision Systems, Leak Testers, Labelers, Capping Equipment, reamers & other finishing equipment. Works with equipment vendors to solve automation problems & increase self-knowledge. Interacts with molding setups & process engineering to solve component related issues & their effect on the automation process. Support Automation Engineering with installation of improvements & new Automation. Coaches Automation Associates in work centers supporting 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 & helps maintain automation data (stops, scrap, etc…) to support continuous improvement process. Uses PPI tools and Lean techniques to analyze data and improve processes.

REQUIREMENTS:
5+ years related automated equipment experience. Must have a very broad electrical and mechanical background, including hands on experience with PLC’s, robots, motion controls and associated programming software. Must have excellent troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Associate’s degree in Engineering or a technical discipline. Equivalent experience may be considered, but only with a demonstrated record of self-development and continuous learning.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
2nd Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Christopher Conaway
cconaway@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x332 or (800) 927-9318 x332

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.