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Automation Technician
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Job Description


Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position
Design, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, program and modification of automated equipment such as (but not limited to) programmable controllers, sensors, computers, measuring devices, scanners and related automation equipment and associated machinery.  This is an off shift position.

Responsibilities
  • Recommends changes and corrections in circuitry, programs, controllers, sensors and so forth to simplify or improve processes, procedures or safety.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical devices.
  • Analyzes and interprets test data. Adjust, calibrates, aligns, and modifies automated equipment.
  • Installs and removed related primary components and assemblies, makes necessary electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical hookups to controls, panels and reltaed devices and equipment. 
  • Coordinates with other skilled trades to assure safe installation and operation.
  • Writes technical reports, develops charts and diagrams schematics to describe and illustrate operating characteristics.
  • Will be responsible for the preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on all robots.
  • Will be required to work on all aspects of automation, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical.
  • Recommends changes and corrections in circuitry, programs, controllers, sensors and so forth to simplify or improve processes, procedures or safety.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical devices.
 

Qualifications
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and program PLC logic.
  • Must be familiar with electrical codes and procedures.
  • High School and/or GED required.
  • Minimum 2 years of  vocational/technical trade school highly preferred.
  • Experience with 6-axis robots required.
  • Injection molding processing experience highly preferred.
  • 5+ years of industrial maintenance experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work any shift and overtime as required as needed.  
 

Benefits
• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales
Education High School
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2019-5597
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Automation Technician


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