Automation Technician

Libertyville, IL 60048

Posted: 07/17/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 238792 Pay Rate: 25.00 - 31.00

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 - $31 per hour, based on experience.

Kara Hansen
Direct Hire Account Manager

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