Automation Technician

With over 75 years of industry experience, Autoquip Automation has positioned itself within a niche market. Autoquip is an industrial machine/robotics integrator and supplier of custom and semi-custom high precision fluid metering systems to finishing companies worldwide. Autoquip Automation has found success tackling challenges where off the shelf solutions fall short. Employees find pride working in a dynamic company where they are able to make a direct and immediate impact in customer production processes. The small business culture at Autoquip allows for easy and effective collaboration among the international team to support members as we explore solutions to meet customer production process needs. We are a small, dynamic, tight-knit team seeking passionate, dedicated and experienced team members due to growth in market share.

Role Opportunities

• Modifying existing PLC and HMI applications to meet customer requirements (C-more, PVP+, FT Studio)
• Assembly of control panels and electrical sub-assemblies
• Assist with startup and debug of electrical / mechanical equipment
• Respond to service calls at customer locations
• Assist in selecting and integrating sensors, PLCs, Drives, HMIs, etc.
• Complete CAD markups / Redline
• Design / modification of small systems with support of Controls Engineer.
• Robotic troubleshooting and robotic painting programs
• Modify existing robot programs (Fanuc, ABB)
• Troubleshooting of paint peripheral equipment
• Respond to service calls at customer locations
• Working with project managers, mechanical engineers, and Controls and Automation to meet project timelines

Skills And Experience

• Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering / Automation Systems Preferred
• 2 or more years’ experience programming PLCs (Allen Bradley)
• 2 or more years’ experience troubleshooting electrical systems
• 2 or more years’ experience with low voltage and high voltage 3 phase systems
• Ability to read and modify electrical prints using AutoCAD
• Basic understanding of industrial network infrastructures, Ethernet/IP
• Good interpersonal skills
• Competent in various PC related skills including MS Excel, MS Word, email, and the Internet
• Possess the ability to interact in a team environment with customers, other employees, and groups
• Robot (Fanuc, ABB) troubleshooting and programming a plus.
• Strong Mechanical aptitude
• Possess a minimum of 2 years of experience
• Willingness to travel up to 15 - 30 %. Some international travel (Mexico) may be required.

Additional Information

• A competitive benefits package that includes, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Life insurance, 401K, paid holidays, Vacation/PTO
• Autoquip is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

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