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Automation Technician

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IA21-2700700

$28 to $30 Per Hour

Automation Technician (6:30am-5pm Sunday – Wednesday)

Minneapolis, MN

$28-30/hour

Our Minneapolis, MN food processing client is looking to hire an Automation Technician to their Sunday-Wednesday schedule (6:30am-5pm). The Automation Technician will safely and efficiently maintain, troubleshoot issues with and work to improve the electrical and automation subsystems within the production facility.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Provide technical leadership and support to the electrical and instrumentation technicians at the facility.

·       Use the appropriate tools (e.g. multimeter, software) to troubleshoot and diagnose the root cause of electrical issues in the facility.

·       Work with internal and external resources to resolve issues as quickly and effectively as possible.

·       Interpret electrical schematics and user manuals.

·  Troubleshoot process issues with automation software.

·  Troubleshoot hardware issues with PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and touchscreens.

·  Use advanced network troubleshooting to diagnose control networking issues.

·  Work with IT to troubleshoot and maintain automation servers.

·  Create user manuals and training documentation; train electrical techs as appropriate.

·  Identify and facilitate process and automation improvements.

·  Identify necessary program changes and work with Corporate Controls to implement.

·  Assist and consult with management/engineering on projects as needed.

·  Provide support and leadership to the electrical techs.

·  Manage, backup and organize all automation related documentation for the facility (programs, schematics, network information, manuals, etc.)

 

Job Qualifications:

·       Two year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

·  Five+ years strong industrial electrical background in a manufacturing environment (food processing plant preferred). Experience in mechanical systems, and pneumatics helpful.

·  Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as electrical schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations and procedure manuals in English.

·  Ability to write routine reports, procedural manuals and correspondence in English.

·  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in group situations. Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including management.

·  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

·  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

·  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

·  Electrical Apprentice or Journeyman’s license preferred (but not required).

·  Experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell automation required.

·  Shift/weekend work may be required.

 

 

Automation Technician (6:30am-5pm Sunday – Wednesday)

Minneapolis, MN

$28-30/hour

Our Minneapolis, MN food processing client is looking to hire an Automation Technician to their Sunday-Wednesday schedule (6:30am-5pm). The Automation Technician will safely and efficiently maintain, troubleshoot issues with and work to improve the electrical and automation subsystems within the production facility.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Provide technical leadership and support to the electrical and instrumentation technicians at the facility.

·       Use the appropriate tools (e.g. multimeter, software) to troubleshoot and diagnose the root cause of electrical issues in the facility.

·       Work with internal and external resources to resolve issues as quickly and effectively as possible.

·       Interpret electrical schematics and user manuals.

·  Troubleshoot process issues with automation software.

·  Troubleshoot hardware issues with PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and touchscreens.

·  Use advanced network troubleshooting to diagnose control networking issues.

·  Work with IT to troubleshoot and maintain automation servers.

·  Create user manuals and training documentation; train electrical techs as appropriate.

·  Identify and facilitate process and automation improvements.

·  Identify necessary program changes and work with Corporate Controls to implement.

·  Assist and consult with management/engineering on projects as needed.

·  Provide support and leadership to the electrical techs.

·  Manage, backup and organize all automation related documentation for the facility (programs, schematics, network information, manuals, etc.)

 

Job Qualifications:

·       Two year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

·  Five+ years strong industrial electrical background in a manufacturing environment (food processing plant preferred). Experience in mechanical systems, and pneumatics helpful.

·  Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as electrical schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations and procedure manuals in English.

·  Ability to write routine reports, procedural manuals and correspondence in English.

·  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in group situations. Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including management.

·  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

·  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

·  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

·  Electrical Apprentice or Journeyman’s license preferred (but not required).

·  Experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell automation required.

·  Shift/weekend work may be required.

 

 

 

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