Automation Technician - Day Shift

Flex Buffalo Grove , IL 60089

Posted 2 months 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

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we're looking to add a/an Automation Technician Day Shift located in Buffalo Grove, IL.

Offering a $3,000 sign on bonus

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Automation Technician Day Shift role involves

What a typical day looks like:

  • Analyze reject, downtime, vision data and operator input to actively identify causes of yield/productivity loss.

  • Perform complex/precise mechanical adjustments and troubleshoot precision mechanisms/devices to maintain optimal line performance

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair complex systems, including precision mechanical cam driven motions, rotary & linear servos, pneumatic actuators, and a wide variety of sensors/measuring devices

  • Respond to machine alarms as they occur, identify the root cause, correct as needed

  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and vacuum systems and return to serviceability

  • Repair and maintain electrical controls on molding, assembly, and packaging machines

  • Repair pick and place tooling, mechanical systems, and controls, calibrate and adjust pick/place points

  • Read and interpret electrical and pneumatic schematics, mechanical drawings, and flow charts

  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance actions on all subsystems and related components

  • Rebuild and repair critical devices and components

  • Assist automation team in validation and Measurement System Analysis of automated systems

  • Assists with customer presentations and interfaces with customers

  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method

  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components

  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications.

  • Highly skilled with ability to move between projects.

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

  • Strong experience in preventive maintenance

  • Minimum 2-year experience working in manufacturing operations as an automation technician/ field service technician/ Equipment maintenance technician or related experience

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and demonstrated understanding of mechanical systems/devices.

  • Working knowledge of electrical and control systems/devices

  • Understanding of PLCs, I/O, and logic

  • Understanding of automated manufacturing principles and techniques

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interface with customers, management, peers, and direct reports

  • Strong awareness of safety

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations

  • Microsoft Office

  • Automated troubleshooting process experience.

  • Ability to walk, sit, and stand for extended periods

Here are a few of our preferred experiences

  • Experience with high-volume manufacturing of medical device, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, automotive, or electronics applications

  • Knowledge of electrical and control systems

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

K83

Job Category

Production Engineering

Relocation:Not eligible

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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