Lead Automation Technician - Jeffersonville, IN OR Louisville, KY

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Jeffersonville , IN 47131

Posted 2 months ago

Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

The Sr. Automation Equipment Maintenance Technician provides electrical / mechanical support in response to operational changes resulting from the malfunction, breakdown, relocation, replacement or other existing mechanical systems and / or equipment. Conduct Preventative / Corrective Maintenance on all automation equipment essential to the automated processes within the Mail Order Pharmacy. The Sr. Automation Equipment Maintenance Technician is also an instrumental part of the planning team during the installation or modification of new or existing equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventative maintenance, inspections, and repairs electrical and mechanical equipment, devices and components.

  • Troubleshoots, routinely inspect equipment and electro - pneumatic control as necessary on automated equipment.

  • Install new equipment including electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and computer systems.

  • Mechanical expertise to include, but not limited to precision alignment, tensioning fastener and belts, lubrication, lacing and tracking of belt system.

  • Performs data entry to generate work orders for repair, replacement parts, PM program, inventory data and machine history.

  • Optimizes equipment readiness through planned Preventative / Predictive / Corrective maintenance program.

  • Assists Supervisor and Operators in resolving process problem that affect the quality of the product.

  • Must possess a sense of urgency on troubleshooting and repairing equipment for minimal downtime. Communicates to upper management on status of equipment downtime.

  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedules by thoroughly documenting all issues, repairs, parts used, recommendations etc.

  • Act as first responder for all operation needs relating to production and application issues.

  • Reduce machine down time, improve throughput and overall performance of machines.

  • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed equipment parts, and supplies, placing and expediting orders using CMMS system.

  • Performs machine ownership responsibilities on assigned equipment in an effort to exceed expectation of ensuring equipment is in proper working condition to meet safety, quality and productivity expectation.

  • Performs all assigned planned and unplanned maintenance to Mail Order Pharmacy automation equipment.

  • Records all completed work order and parts used within the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Answers trouble calls throughout the day should any equipment breakdown or malfunction.

  • Subject Mater Expert of electrical / mechanical troubleshooting procedures and equipment installations within the Automation Maintenance group.

  • Work in tandem with IT, Engineering as necessary to solve difficult technical issues.

  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending scheduled educational workshops, reviewing technical publications.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Ability to use / operate power and hand tools.

  • Ability to work independently and / or part of a team.

  • Any other tasks assigned by management.

  • Takes part in project teams spanning more than own function.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Engineering with PLCs, Industrial Maintenance, or 3 to 5 years of work experience in a similar role

  • 5 years of experience in the repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of an automated manufacturing or distribution line

  • 2 years of experience with maintenance troubleshooting using PLC tool and data sets.

  • 3 - 5 years Experience in the use of measuring and testing instruments

  • Must be able to troubleshoot electrical / mechanical/pneumatic issues when they occur on the line including, but not limited to, installation, diagnostic, calibration, maintenance / repair of equipment and electronic devices

  • 3 - 5 years Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Electrical: 3 - phase 480 volts circuit, motor starter and controls Mechanical: Align bearing and drive shafts, replace motors and gear boxes, troubleshoot belt drives, and motors Pneumatic: Connect circuit, determine and correct failures of solenoids, cylinders, and switches Sensor: Troubleshoot photo - eyes, proximity switches and other sensing devices

  • 3 to 5 years Experience with PLC, automation control, electrical, mechanical

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (the ability to create documents in MS Word and spreadsheets in MS Excel)

  • Has to have the ability to work an 8 hr. shift between the hours of 5a

  • 11p Mon

  • Fri with the ability to work nights and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four years degree in Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical

  • 7 years with electromechanical maintenance experience within industrial, manufacturing, or automated fulfillment center industries

  • 3 years of experiences with CMMS. eMaint CMMS is a plus

  • Training in Mechanical or Electronic Systems such as: Automated Pharmacy System, Automation, TwinCat, Programmable Logic Controllers, Robotics, and Conveying System

  • Experience with 3 - phase 480 volts industrial electrical systems, electrical wiring, electrical conduit and motor control circuits

  • AC / DC motors and motor controls

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance program, policies / procedures

Soft Skills:

  • Analytical and problem solver

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

OptumRx is an empowering place for people with the flexibility to help create change. Innovation is part of the job description. And passion for improving the lives of our customers is a motivating factor in everything we do.

If you're ready to talk about groundbreaking interactions, let's talk about what happens when a firm that touches millions of lives decides to gather results from millions of prescriptions every month and analyze their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable healthcare solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SM

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Automation, Mechanical Engineer, Technician


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Lead Automation Technician - Jeffersonville, IN OR Louisville, KY

Unitedhealth Group Inc.