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Automation Technician

Requisition Number: P12260

Region: US
State: Massachusetts
City: Clinton


  • Improve equipment efficiency, utilization and yields through continuous improvement techniques
  • Assist with installation and set-up of all production automation equipment
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance of all production automation equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctions through use of proper test equipment
  • Properly document repairs through use of Maintenance Work Order System
  • Strong ability to think outside of box, and assist others in doing so
  • Evaluate functionality of fixtures and secondary processes and make recommendations for modifications or production readiness
  • Provide technical expertise and training for production; investigate and troubleshoot production problems; determine root cause and initiate corrective action as required
  • Perform troubleshooting and minor repairs of all data collecting and label printing equipment
  • Ability to work in a team environment to assure automation responsibilities are covered
  • Assist with work cell layouts and ergonomic improvements
  • May require being on call during weekends
  • Ensure adherence to all OSHA and Phillips-Medisize safety regulations and guidelines, and reinforce these requirements to peers including lock-out/tag-out and machine guarding requirements
  • Some travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Associates Degree in electro-mechanical technology or related field with 3-5 years of related experience

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong skills in continuous improvement and process facilitation
  • Proven troubleshooting/problem solving experience of automated processing equipment
  • Strong ability to interpret electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, ladder logic diagrams and schematics
  • PLC monitoring and programming experience
  • Competence with MS Word, MS Excel, CAD or similar drawing package
  • Understand and working knowledge of Lockout/Tagout
  • Ability to create technical documents
  • Good communication and written skills
  • Leadership and self-motivation skills


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