PLC Automation Specialist (Engineering Technician I ) in Corona at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Recommend improvement initiatives to increase up time on equipment.
  • Resolve related problems, exercising good technical judgment in planning and organizing hands-on efforts.
  • Troubleshoot and lend technical support for automated manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Assess available options for technology and equipment throughout various areas of manufacturing operations.
  • Plan facility improvements for effective equipment utilization and product processing.
  • Support lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Participate on project teams as required.
  • Create and maintain hardware documentation for all automation equipment.
  • Evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and established guidelines.
  • Develop new programs, modify or edit existing programs for control processors and HMI's.
  • Maintain and control current back up programs for all control processors and HMI's for the plant.
  • Serve as a LAN administrator and/or provide back-up support.
  • Other duties as assigned.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge and experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years programming and troubleshooting experience with PLC automation and related controls
  • Knowledge of PLC systems and Systems Control Technologies, including in depth knowledge of Siemens,RSLogix , RSLinx, RSView, DeviceNet, Ethernet, and other network based I/O systems
  • Proficient in programming and modification of new and existing PLC's and HMI's
  • Ability to prioritize and interpret work requests and work orders
  • Ability to organize, plan and schedule preventative and ongoing maintenance work to avoid disruption of production operations
  • Ability to develop training material and provide training to management, maintenance technicians and users
  • Minimum intermediate computer skills required (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Manufacturing Safety knowledge a plus
  • Ability to work flexible schedules when required, which may include weekends and holidays.