Automation Technician - Molding, Night Shift

Flex Buffalo Grove , IL 60089

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people's lives.

Job Summary

Support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we're looking to add a Automation Technician

  • Molding Night shift located in US Illinois Buffalo Grove Reporting to the Process Engineer Manager , the Automation Technician

  • Molding Night involves

12 hour shifts: Rotating 2-2-3 yearly shift calendar: Night shift 6:00pm to 6:30am

What a typical day looks like:

  • Injection Molding and/or high-volume assembly experience

  • Working knowledge of PLC control systems, able to connect to PLCs using RS Logix or other PLC programming software for the purpose of troubleshooting and error tracing

  • Solid mechanical aptitude, have the ability to use basic hand tools

  • Understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics

  • Able to read blueprints and electrical schematics

  • Robot programming skills desired

  • Cognex Vision Pro experience desired

Other duties & responsibilities:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and follow detailed written and oral instructions in English.

  • Must have basic written and oral communication skills and ability to learn and comply with current Good Manufacturing Processes (cGMP) regulations.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.

  • A self-starter with a positive attitude and good time management skills.

  • Ability to remain professional at all times.

  • Meet the deadlines of individual production tasks during shift.

  • Follow the company's safety and quality requirements.

The experience we're looking to add to our team:

  • Typically requires A high school diploma or GED

  • Plus 2+ years of related experience or AA degree or higher with no prior experience required.

  • Must be able to work on multiple shifts, including weekends and holidays, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation as needed.

  • Must be able to work non-traditional work hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed.

What you'll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

WC18

Job Category

Production Engineering

Is Sponsorship Available?

No

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com.


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