The technician is responsible for performing a wide variety of functions associated with all manufacturing operations including production of parts, components, electronic or electro-mechanical assembly operations on subassemblies and final assemblies per established standard workmanship and operating procedures. Also, this position is responsible for working with engineers in layout design and electrical schematic specification the production of parts, components, subassemblies and final assemblies. The technician is responsible for performing the physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distributing of materials, parts, supplies and equipment. The technician will be primarily responsible for the mechanical hardware mounting and wiring per electrical schematics for, but not limited to, PLC, MCC and VFD applications in an ETO environment.
Determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation and harnessing on assembly units.
Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to blueprint specifications.
Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans.
Reviews Bill of Material (BOM) in conjunction with Shortage Report in order to develop productive manufacturing build plan within budgeted hours.
Able to identify part number/description discrepancies between BOM and Schematics and work with Engineering and Operations Team stakeholders to reconcile.
Performs adjustments and rework as needed to meet functional design, quality and customer specifications.
Performs visual and mechanical inspection of units.
Sets up, adjusts, and operates machine tools for various types of machine shop equipment, including jig saw, band saw, miter saw, drill press, banding tool, drills, overhead crane and hoists, etc.
Works from blueprints, process sheets, and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions.
May communicate directly with engineers to understand the purpose of a part assembly.
Performs the physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distributing of materials, parts, supplies and equipment.
Facilitates inventory control including receiving and shipping of material.
Reviews production schedule to ensure materials are kitted and available by the assembly start date.
Monitors shortages and responsible for proactively communicating shortages to Management and the Operations Team.
Kits materials in packages for assembly production and escalates material shortages based on the manufacturing start date to Management and operations team.
Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of received goods and rejects unsatisfactory items.
Prepares and maintains records of goods shipped.
Posts weights and prepares goods for final shipment.
Accountable for ensuring the finished goods are packaged according to specification and shipped in a timely manner.
Examines stock and distributes materials to inventory, production areas, etc. as required.
Physically return or scrap project material as requested.
Assists, monitors, and strictly adheres to company safety/security programs and policies.
Ensures compliance with government health and safety regulations including participation in employee training in emergency response, lift safety, industrial hygiene, and chemical and fire hazards, conducting safety surveys and recommending corrective action where occupational hazards exist, responding to emergencies and investigating accidents and recommends corrective action and maintaining safe and clean housekeeping practices within assigned work areas.
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2 year technical school degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Technology plus a minimum of 1 year related experience in electrical and mechanical manufacturing assembly, and wiring of electro-mechanical assemblies of control systems and drive systems. OR High school diploma required plus a minimum of 2 years related experience in electrical and mechanical manufacturing assembly, and wiring of electro-mechanical assemblies of control systems and drive systems.
Ability to read and understand complex electrical wiring schematics, assembly layout drawings, and ladder diagrams.
Must be able to use hand tools and power tools.
Ability to assemble and wire electro-mechanical devices, components, and subassemblies from schematics and layout drawings.
1 year prior experience using material handling equipment.
Rockwell Automation will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. No visa sponsorship now, or in the future, is available with this role. Desired Qualifications
Knowledge of National Electric Code and Standard Industrial Assembly Workmanship Standards is a plus.
Lifts heavy items up to 35 pounds.
Must have the ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is a plus.
Familiarity with electrical power and safety practices.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Previous experience with inventory management business systems such as IFS and SAP is preferred.
Experience within an Engineered-to-Order (ETO) Environment.
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Engineering and Technicians
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Houston - Texas
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