60048 Libertyville, IL 60048
Do you have a background in PLC programming & troubleshooting? Bring your mechanical & technical skills to an industry-leading manufacturer. We're looking for someone to support and improve our client's current automation equipment. This is a direct-hire opportunity. Accurate Personnel is assisting with recruiting & screening candidates. The selected candidate will be employed directly by our client.
What the Automation Technician does:
* Design, test, and maintain automated manufacturing equipment and systems.
* Analyze the products to be manufactured and design the automated equipment to produce the products in the most efficient manner possible
* Acts as the technical point-person in projects
* Program & design PLC controls for new equipment
* Produce engineering reports documenting the design and testing process
* Research, select, or apply sensors, communication technologies, or control devices for motion control, position sensing, pressure sensing, or electronic communication.
* Support the production team by troubleshooting and/or programming automation equipment
Skills & Experience needed:
* PLC programming & troubleshooting (minimum 1 year)
* Troubleshooting equipment problems & performing system tests
* Understanding of AC and DC motors and servo systems
* Ability to read technical & electrical prints and diagrams
* Ability to wire industrial control systems including 480V/120V/24V power, drives, motors, I/O and sensors
* Robotics - Basic understanding of robot operations; Understanding of I/O and interfacing, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting experience
* MMIs - Understanding of basic concepts, familiar with PanelView Plus and PanelView hardware. Ability to use RSView Studio and PanelBuilder software (preferred)
* Plastic injection molding experience (preferred)
The Automation Tech works on a 12-hour rotating schedule: 6am - 6pm, 2 days on/2 days off. The average pay range is $25 - $28 per hour, based on experience.
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