Autoquip Inc., in Menomonee Falls, WI is looking for an Automation Technician to join our team. Autoquip provides automation equipment for liquid spray-painting applications, engineering of custom robotic manufacturing cells, and technical resources to the industrial market.

Job Description

  1. Respond to service calls at customer locations
  2. Assist salesman/GM in customer demonstrations
  3. Robotic troubleshooting and robotic painting programs
  4. Troubleshooting of paint peripheral equipment
  5. Modifying PLC and HMI applications to meet customer requirements
  6. Supervision of contractors or plant personnel during equipment installation and start up
  7. Control Panel Assembly
  8. Assist selecting and integrating sensors, PLCs, Drives
  9. Working with project managers, mechanical engineers, and Controls and Automation to meet project timelines

Successful candidates should have the following skills & experience:

  • Prefer Engineering/Technical degree
  • 2 or more years’ experience programming PLCs (AB, Factory Talk Studio, C-more preferred)
  • 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
  • Understanding of industrial network infrastructures, including Ethernet and DeviceNet
  • Exposure to technologies such as RFID, vision systems, and robots
  • 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 25 – 50%. Some international travel (Mexico) may be required.


$55,000 -$60,000 annual salary, depending on experience.

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