Automation Technician

The Automation Technician provides industrial maintenance and automation support to ensure the safe and effective operation of automation projects. Serves as the technical expert in the maintenance work activities related to automation of customer equipment. Key responsibilities include setup, teardown, troubleshooting and repair of automated, electrical and mechanical systems.

The Automation Technician provides industrial maintenance and automation support to ensure the safe and effective operation of automation projects. Serves as the technical expert in the maintenance work activities related to automation of customer equipment. Key responsibilities include setup, teardown, troubleshooting and repair of automated, electrical and mechanical systems.

Keys to success will be the individual's knowledge of automated manufacturing systems, the skills needed to maintain, repair and troubleshoot those systems, and the ability to effectively interact with fellow team members and internal customers.

Position Specific Accountabilities:

• Ability to troubleshooting and repair of the following production systems:
• Automation systems - Allen Bradley PLC systems Proficient in PLC5, Control Logix, SLC
• Electrical systems - motor controls, electrical wiring, AC inverters, DC controllers
• Mechanical systems - pneumatics, bearings, seals, gears, chains and sprockets. Work in this area can range from 25% to 75% of work week. Driven by mechanical priorities, staffing and work orders.
• Proficiently utilize automation skills in the following areas:
• Developing and modifying screens RSView and/or PanelView.
• Working knowledge of programming for PLC's, HMI software and SCADA
• Managing industrial networks - EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet or Data Highway
• Understanding of analog signals (4-20mA and 0-10VDC)
• Technical expert on shift in the area of automation
• Functional ability to use shop machinery and normal industrial tools to support repair needs
• Carry out work orders/plans for maintenance needs and coordinate assigned activities with affected work groups. Completed work should meet all human and food safety requirements.
• Understands Predictive Maintenance concepts and can interpret PdM findings to ensure appropriate repair are planned and executed
• Ability to train others related to the use and maintenance of automated equipment
• Actively participate as a team member on the facility Emergency Response Team
• Safely perform several tasks at once as it relates to this position
• Perform safety sensitive functions and identify, correct and improve potential safety items; both human and food
• Report safety violations, hazards or near misses that you see or become aware of
• Understand quality standards, follow those standards and know what to do and who to contact when some process is not functioning correctly
• Maintain a clean, organized and sanitized work area/equipment/tools in a manner that meets food safety requirements of internal/external customers and regulatory agencies
• Understand and comply with Bama's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including head covering, facial hair requirements, gloves, shoes, etc.
• Understand and utilize measurement systems and tools specific to this position
• Participate in all team activities and training (e.g., continuous improvement projects, plant safety initiatives, crossovers, stretching, etc.)
• Understand manufacturing processes and drive continuous improvement
• Provide written and oral communication to effectively communicate with all work groups
• Ensure all paperwork is filled in legibly and correctly for area of responsibility
• Perform the essential functions and physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
• Regularly attend work on time and for the entire shift at the office or plant where you are scheduled
• Complete job tasks and responsibilities as directed or required
• Complete all required assessments and testing specific to this position
• Work overtime as needed
• Available for occasional travel to support technical development or other company needs
• On call availability to support 24/7 operations

Competiteve Pay, Relocation, Benefits for those qualified candidates

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CONTACT

807 S.E. 83rd St.,

Oklahoma City, OK 73149
Phone: 405-634-3603 

1701 N. Indianwood Ave,

Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: 918-294-8889

WORKING HOURS

Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

​​Saturday: Closed

​Sunday: Closed

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