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Automation Technician

Company: Kelly
Location: Riverdale
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Kelly Engineering has a Direct Hire opportunity for an Automation Technician in Chicago, IL (just North of Midway) 2nd Shift, Incredible benefits! Job Description Position: 2nd Shift Automation Technician Job Purpose & Scope Support production and other departments by troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, upgrading, and building machinery as directed by preventative maintenance (PM) plans, work orders, and calls. Continuously improve methods, techniques, machinery, and other as needed to positively impact the organization. The Automation Technician troubleshoots and repairs robotics, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems, electro-mechanical control systems, and supports the PLC based control systems. Key Responsibilities & Job Content

  • Focus on our highly automated production lines including metal forming, vision systems, robotics, state of the art packaging systems, etc.
  • Install, maintain, and repair production machinery and equipment.
  • Plan maintenance and repair procedures. This will include power, electric, and electronic control. Diagnose problems. Determine what repairs are required and what equipment, supplies, and skills are needed to complete the repairs.
  • Plan sequences of operations for fabricating & installing new machinery.
  • Submit purchase requisitions or make components for assigned repairs.
  • Operate machine tools as required to install and repair equipment (for example, torches, welders, drill presses, parts cleaning, band saws, forklifts, jib hoists/cranes, high lifts, and rigging equipment).
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment. Closure of maintenance work orders in a timely manner with a high level of quality. Experience using a CMMS system to manage work orders and PM tasks is a plus.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area for all employees. Maintain compliance with all safety policies and standards.
  • Train new/current employee in basic machine operations to increase machine knowledge to maximize utilization; relieve operators and setup personnel, as necessary.
  • Recommend & execute cost saving improvements, safety, and ergonomic improvements.
  • Ensure comprehensive and complete communication with oncoming shift.
  • Work with outside contractors and maintain positive, long-term relationships with suppliers. Utilize a variety of communication tools including cell phone, email, text, Zoom, Teams, Skype, etc in an international setting.
  • Document all work in a neat and legible manner. Ensure that all documents are maintained within the CMMS system.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by management or as the situation requires. What you have:
    • Minimum of 5 years of automation maintenance experience required.
    • Minimum of 5 years of troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems experience required.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding in troubleshooting electro-mechanical control systems and PLC based control systems, relay ladder logic, and PLC troubleshooting.
    • Experienced in general mechanical maintenance of production machinery to include reading blueprints, pneumatics, hydraulics, and ordering machine parts.
    • Possess knowledge of electrical wiring repairs and installation, AC/DC controls, blueprints, schematic diagrams, pneumatics, and hydraulics diagrams. Must have the ability to document control circuits and keep track of changes to PLC programs.
    • Ability to use a variety of small hand tools, power tools, hoists, and material handling equipment.
    • Self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and ability to communicate with all level of employees and suppliers.
    • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong PC skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and troubleshooting software.
    • Must provide own hand tools.
    • Ability to stand much of the time, able to lift 50 lbs, and availability to work overtime when necessary. Why Kelly -- ? Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly-- Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we're here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job. About Kelly -- At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.]]

Keywords: Kelly, Hammond , Automation Technician, Professions , Riverdale, Indiana

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