Automation Tech

Rochester, NY

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Description

Looking for an Automation Tech for a plastics company in Rochester! This is a 2nd shift position with opportunities for OT on nights and weekends. Hours are Sunday-Thursday 2:30pm-11pm. 

Previous experience or applicable education required.

  • Determines root cause of failures and problems with automation equipment.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a broad manufacturing base
  • Troubleshoot & support:
    • Various PLC formats with heavy emphasis on Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI hardware and software: SLC, PLC, ContolLogix, Panelview
    • A wide variety of automation technologies, including: Robots, Printing (Pad/Screen/Offset/InkJet), Ultrasonic Welders, Vision Systems, Leak Testers, Labelers, Capping Equipment, reamers & other finishing equipment.
  • Works with equipment vendors to solve automation problems & increase self-knowledge.
  • Interacts with molding setups & process engineering to solve component related issues & their effect on the automation process.
  • Support Automation Engineering with installation of improvements & new Automation.
  • Coaches Automation Associates in work centers supporting root cause troubleshooting.
  • Develop / modify procedures & training guidelines as needed for automation processes.
  • Read & modify electrical schematics as needed for automation equipment.
  • Designs, sketches & dimensions improvements to existing automation systems
  • Tracks & helps maintain automation data (stops, scrap, etc…) to support continuous improvement process. Uses PPI tools and Lean techniques to analyze data and improve processes.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Prefer Associate’s Degree in Engineering or a Technical Discipline. High School Diploma/GED minimum plus Equivalent experience may be consider

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

    • Prefer Associate’s Degree in Engineering or a Technical Discipline. High School Diploma/GED minimum plus Equivalent experience may be considered with a demonstrated record of self-development and continuous learning.
    • 5+ years related automated equipment experience.
    • Must have a very broad electrical and mechanical background, including hands on experience with PLC’s, robots, motion controls and associated programming software.

     

    Professional Characteristics:

    • Must have excellent troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

     

    Benefits:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment
    • Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date
    • 10 Paid Holidays
    • 401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%
    • Referral Bonus’
    • Annual Incentive Program
    • Shift Premium for night shift employees
    ed with a demonstrated record of self-development and continuous learning.
  • 5+ years related automated equipment experience.
  • Must have a very broad electrical and mechanical background, including hands on experience with PLC’s, robots, motion controls and associated programming software.

 

Professional Characteristics:

  • Must have excellent troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

 

What Thermo Fisher Offers to Employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment
  • Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%
  • Referral Bonus’
  • Annual Incentive Program
  • Shift Premium for night shift employees
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