Automation Technician | Night Shift

Raeford, NC 28376

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: JS6317207124 Compensation: $64958.40 / year

Job Description

Title: Automation Technician- Night Shift

Location: Raeford, NC



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

Plan layout, fabricate, install, maintain, and repair a wide variety of complex electrical and electronic equipment. Develop small projects to improve equipment/ process safety, quality and efficiency, working with a wide variety of complex electrical and electronic equipment. Provide technical knowledge and training, troubleshooting ability and resident knowledge of advanced technology systems (PLC systems). Develop PLC programming and direct and organize project activities


Job Duties:

  •  Interpret data, identify problems, and formulate proper decisions 
  • Ability to understand the interaction of equipment and systems, and diagnose mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic problems 
  • Ability to understand the interaction of equipment and systems, and diagnose and repair electrical problems 
  • Express ideas clearly (verbal and written) and ability to work from verbal and written instructions, manuals, wiring diagrams, work orders and specification 
  • Ability to generate and analyze reports charts and KPIs dealing with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals 
  • Ability to change and develop PLC programs 
  • Implement Projects/Improvements (electrical project/ PLC programming) to accommodate new product and/ or improve safety, operational quality and productivity 
  • Diagnose/ test PLC and Instrumentation problems, Diagnose/test equipment to correct malfunctions and makes an improvement to accommodate new product and/or improve safety, operational quality, and productivity 
  • Perform Preventive, Corrective, Planned, or Breakdown Maintenance/Calibration on equipment 
  • Perform Breakdown Analysis or other Analysis tools to identify the root cause for repetitive breakdowns or other losses 
  • Train Maintenance team in new technology 


  • Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent; higher degree in related area is desirable
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a maintenance related position is required 
  • Working knowledge of PLCs is a must 
  • Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics 


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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