Automation Technician at Molded Fiber Glass Company in Ashtabula, OH

Full Time
Experience: Three years relevant experience.
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Job Description

Positions available on 2nd and 3rd shift, 8 to 10 hour shifts with some weekend overtime.

Duties:  Responsible for maintaining clean and safe work area/equipment; Responsible for following lock-out tag-out and confined spaced policies/procedures; Communicates all key events and information to supervisor to assure continuity in safety, quality and productivity; Determine corrective actions based on troubleshooting and evaluation of equipment failures; Perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of production equipment involving electrical, mechanical pneumatic, and hydraulic systems; Perform adjustments to various machine systems, operational interlocks, sensors, energy systems isolations, and other ancillary inputs to machine controls; Repair and maintain machinery and electrical equipment including:  motors, variable frequency drives, soft starts, sensors; Safely operates floor cranes, lift trucks, man lifts as needed to complete assigned tasks; Complete facilities maintenance as required.

Upon completion of the 90-day introduction period a new teammate will earn all company benefits including medical, dental, prescriptions, vision, life insurance, monthly profit sharing and other incentives.

MFG CSC and MFG Corporate now use Kronos talent acquisition system.  When you click on “Apply Now” from MFG website you will be asked to create a personal account on the Kronos site.  Once you have an account, you can apply for open positions with our company.  You can also search for jobs and update your profile from your desktop or mobile device.

Job Requirements

Required:  Three years relevant experience (i.e. automated production equipment, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic); Must be able to read/understand equipment manuals, pneumatic and electrical schematics; Must possess strong critical thinking; An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery including motors, servos, vacuum pumps, 3 phase power, communication devices and industrial/electrical controls; Willingness and ability to attend training sessions both on and off site.

Desired:  Experience working with industrial robots – Yaskawa Motoman DX100/DX200 controllers, Fanuc; Experience with RSlogix 500 and RSloxic 5000, modify, troubleshoot, and install PLC  programs; Experience with MIG/Stick welding and fabrication of weldments; Basic machining experience with lathes, mills, grinders, etc.; Cognex and Keyence vision system programming and troubleshooting a plus.

Ability to show up to work everyday on time, follow direction and have a good attitude.  We will train you on the rest to do this position!  This job is at least 8 hours a day and there will be overtime on some Saturdays.

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