Automation Technician

Company: ITW Automotive
Job type: Full-time

Job Description
POSITION OBJECTIVE:
To ensure the proper installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, programming and qualification of ITW Drawforms computer-controlled systems and robotic devices while also troubleshooting any issues that might occur. Knowledge of PLCs, controls, pneumatics, mechanical actuators and computers are used to maintain and repair automation equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Assist engineering and plant staff with the specification, installation and modification of systems.
* Inspect and review manufacturing equipment installations for design and troubleshooting purposes.
* Ensure machines are properly calibrated.
* Perform routine, preventative maintenance on equipment including mechanical & electrical.
* Assess the condition of the device through documentation, inspection and testing in order to maintain the devices performance and determine the need for any repairs.
* Troubleshoot non-functioning components including servos, sensors, conveyance systems, and control components to maintain proper functionality of the equipment.
* Maintain washer system as needed.
* Log equipment usage, parts replacement, and scheduled maintenance to ensure maximum functionality.
* Periodically report to leadership regarding automation capabilities and equipment status.
* Maintain applicable knowledge of all essential automation functions.
* Assist in acquiring and maintaining essential and consumable maintenance supplies and inventories.
* Assist other maintenance personnel with their duties as directed.
* Operate all equipment safely.
* Perform other duties as directed or assigned

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