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Automation Technician - 12 Hour Rotation Nights (7pm - 7am)

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Posted: 02/21/2021

Automation Technician - 12 Hour Rotation Nights (7pm - 7am)

Full-time RegularHourly
Requisition ID: 2156

Job Summary:   To support the manufacturing environment to ensure equipment and processes are operating at high efficiencies.     

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and maintain custom electromechanical equipment, automated work cells, vision systems and multi axis robotics.
  • Review and analyze PLC programs to aid in troubleshooting complex systems.
  • Initiate and complete technical activities leading to improved production processes. 
  • Manage daily tasks and communicate progress to impacted groups.
  • Write robotic programs to ensure operational efficiencies of operating equipment for production.
  • Cross-train other technical staff as needed on specialty robotic work stations.  
  • Provide technical assistance to others as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Essential Qualifications:

  • A two-year post high school diploma / certificate in a technical trade and 2 years experience; OR a high school diploma / GED with six years of related automation experience.
  • Proficient PC skills in a Windows environment.
  • Understanding in reading electrical and pneumatic schematics. 
  • Knowledgeable of PLC programs.  
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes of mechanical systems. 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Associates degree / certificate.
  • Robotic programming experience.
  • Metal fabrication experience.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing concepts.

ADA Requirements:

  • Stand, walk, bend, squat, twist, reach or otherwise move frequently
  • Occasional repetitive motion and grasping
  • Occasional climbing to reach areas on machines or racks
  • Lift, move or otherwise transfer up to 50 lbs. occasionally, >20 lbs. frequently
  • Typically sits, grasps items or performs keyboarding for occasional operation of a computer
  • Exposure to typical machine shop physical hazards which may require respiratory protection


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  SMC Ltd. will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the ADAAA.


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