Automation Technician in Mukwonago, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Description

This is a 2nd shift position, Monday - Friday 3p-11p.


The Automation Technician B supports the vial department by setting up, monitoring, and adjusting equipment, as necessary, displaying efforts towards process improvements to reduce or eliminate scrap, improve productivity, maintain specified quality standards, and add value to the product.


This job description lists major areas of responsibility and additional job activities may be added at any time.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up and start-up automated production equipment
  • Unjam and restart automated assembly processes
  • Maintain production standards as needed
  • Perform and record routine inspections
  • Record pertinent data for inter-shift communication
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of department
  • May assist in the material handling as necessary
  • Other duties and projects as determined by business needs and production
  • Responsible for sustaining quality standards of in-process and fully-assembled products
  • Maintain Total Productive Maintenance list
  • Troubleshoot and resolve automated assembly problems
  • Responsible for training and mentoring other automation technician Cs to safely and properly operate equipment through a positive and supporting demeanor
  • Perform modifications and repairs to existing equipment related to productivity enhancement, continuous improvements, and engineering changes
  • Conduct product sampling under the direction of Engineering or higher level Automation Technicians, as necessary


Education, Skills, and Experience

  • Knowledge of LOTO practices and proper machine guarding
  • Currently in school for Automation Certification or equivalent Apprentice program
  • Working knowledge of the proper use of hand tools used to repair and set-up automated assembly equipment
  • Proficient communication skills with multiple levels of employees
  • Strong math skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Forklift certification required
  • 1 -- 2 years of previous manufacturing with automation assembly experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of automated machines
  • Comprehension of metrology and the use of measuring equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair low voltage electronic components in a safe manner
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