Automation Technician

Mukwonago, WI 53149

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: PR456444116 Compensation: 50000

Job Description

Title: Automation Technician

Location: Mukwonago, WI



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Hire Type:  Direct hire -$41-$52k per year depending on experience


Job Summary

For the purpose of this job description, equipment is defined as all secondary operations equipment, including
assembly and lining equipment, closing machines, Vision Systems and related conveyors, including any new
equipment introduced to the manufacturing process.

Job Duties:

  Maintain, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair equipment and
systems, resolving all problems.
 Design and implement basic modifications to resolve machine
 Dismantle, inspect and overhaul equipment, as required by
preventative maintenance program and production schedules.
 Document repair and maintenance activities and quality checks.
 Participate in new equipment design.
 Train others on job duties, including outside molders.
 Perform daily systems checks to verify all quality checks are
working properly.
 Perform required housekeeping, keeping all automation storage
areas organized.
 Continuously maintain and advance skill level by attending
seminars and vendor training, keep up with the current and
future automation technologies.
 Set up new equipment.
 Calculate and maintain rates.
 Build crates for equipment relocation.
 Perform daily vision checks on all equipment
 Do conversions on assembly, lining, C.M.


  Education

o Mechatronics degree or experience preferred
 Experience:
o Background in plastic processing would be helpful in
diagnosing process related defects that cause problems
with the secondary equipment.

 Skills
o Ability to work from mechanical prints and electrical
o Ability to work with associates from all levels of the
o Ability to work alone with minimal direct supervision.
o Strong mechanical aptitude.
o Knowledge of machining and fabrication, including
proficiency in MIG and TIG welding and drill press, lathe,
milling machine, and surface grinder operation.
o Knowledge of Pneumatics, Electronics, Programmable
Logic Controllers, Welding, Machining, and Vision
Systems, or 3-5 years of equivalent on-the-job training.
o Knowledge of measuring instruments such as a scale,
micrometer, and caliper.
o Completion of Fork Truck (Safety/Operations) Training.


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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