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Automation Technician - (WD)

Job Description


Accurate Personnel is hiring immediately for an Automation Technician to join our client in Elk Grove Village, IL. This individual will be responsible for the setup of automation presses or assembly machines. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years of experience working with automation equipment in a manufacturing environment. Apply online and kick-start your career today!

Pay, Schedule, and Location

  • Starting at $30-$33.00/hour

  • All shifts available, Saturday & Sunday only

  • Located in Elk Grove Village, IL

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Setup of automation presses or assembly machines.

  • Set up and debug new automation as needed. Make samples for new items/customers.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various assembly, automation, and mold equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and fill out relevant paperwork. Cross train with molding technicians for mold machine maintenance.

  • Check and adjust parameters during changeovers and note changes for update.

  • Clean automation equipment and areas.

  • Replace worn equipment.

  • Look for methods of improving efficiency and ensure quality standards, as part of a team.

  • Assist QA with finding and implementing corrective actions from customer rejections.

  • Write order requests for replenishment of inventory.

  • Maintain a daily electronic log for each piece of equipment. Document equipment specifications.

  • Communicate with other shifts, operators, and technicians to give and receive updates on equipment status.

  • Assist with training new operators.

  • Assist mold techs with emptying runners, mold set ups, and setting up new cell production lines.

  • Support production with an on-call status, authorized for a rotating scheduled overtime on weekends.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED Required; Vocational Degree preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing setting.

  • Working knowledge of robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and electric systems; sonic welding and injection molding preferred.

  • Willingness/ability to attend formal training courses to learn PLC programming if needed (employee will be paid for his/her time).

  • Must possess good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, excellent visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment, above basic mathematical skills and reasoning ability.

  • Able to read electrical schematics.

  • Knowledge of OSHA Requirements to include Electrical Safety, Machine Guarding, and Authorized Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software, email, excel, word and internet.

  • Possess strong work ethic, is a self-starter, has good attendance and works successfully in team settings.

  • Ability to lift to 50 pounds sporadically.

  • Possess dexterity and flexibility to allow for work around various machines that require crawling, kneeling, reaching, bending, and standing.

  • Must be able to stand for a full shift (8 hours).


(Salary range based on experience)



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