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Automation Engineer

Wagner Service Solutions Inc • Macon, GA

Posted 28 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 3 to 5 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree


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Job Description


    • Repair, modify and maintain Automation equipment
    • Repair and maintain injection molding equipment and related auxiliary equipment
    • Assist Manufacturing Engineering Manager with new equipment modifications and projects.
    • Would need to be available to work nights, weekends, holidays, and on call basis.


    • Preventive and Corrective maintenance of automation equipment (i.e. molding machine robotics, assembly equipment, End-of-Arm Tooling, packaging and conveying equipment, vision inspection systems).
    • Preventive and Corrective maintenance of injection molding and support equipment.
    • Perform actual P.M. duties.
    • Record data electronically or manually (MS Office).
    • Assist in the design and build End-of-Arm Tooling.
    • Have the ability to analyze data to determine possible trouble areas.
    • Maintain spare parts inventory and supplies required for P.M. program and daily operation.
    • The ability to analyze, repair, modify and maintain Automation equipment. This machinery includes large Automatic Assembly cells with 6 axis robots, vision inspection systems, programmable logic controllers with HMI interfaces, Pneumatic pick & place equipment, electrical servo actuators, load cells, thermal transfer printers, laser engravers and packaging equipment.
    • The ability to troubleshoot pneumatic and industrial electrical problems. Use of multi-meter required.

    • Seek continuous improvement methods to improve efficiency, quality and reduction of scrap

    • The ability to set-up, troubleshoot, and modify End-of-Arm tooling and robots used in injection molding machines for parts handling.
    • Other tasks assigned by the Manufacturing Engineering Mgr. (i.e. cleaning machines, screw and barrel maintenance, building maintenance etc.).

Job Requirements


  • 3 years’ experience in injection molding processing and automation; B.S. in Plastics or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on plastics processing desirable.
  • Computer literate; Automation and basic machining skills required
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Technology degree preferred
  • Mechanically inclined, self-motivated
  • Electrical, hydraulic and mechanical knowledge of injection molding and assembly environments
  • AutoCAD proficient a plus
  • Ability to read and follow prints/schematics/ladder logic
  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints (hydraulic, PLC and electrical)
  • Working knowledge of robotic automation, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, able to work with minimal amount of direct Supervision; dependable
  • Must have safety conscience work ethic
Able to work overtime and be on call status
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