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Automation Controls Technician in Auburn at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a multi national automotive industry manufacturing company, is currently looking for an experienced Controls Technician to join their team in a permanent, direct hire role. They have opportunities on both their second and third shift at their facility in De Kalb County, Indiana. This company is looking for someone with a strong background in troubleshooting of automation and making programming changes to PLC, HMI & robots.

Automation Controls Technician


  • Lead projects inclusive of activities involving process additions to machines, addition and revision of poke yoke methodologies, and other continuous improvement on existing inhouse equipment and processes.
  • Assists with launches of new equipment and verifying safety assessments prior to equipment shipment.
  • Mentors Control Technicians in the troubleshooting process of existing equipment.
  • Trains and develops Control Technicians in their understanding of existing processes and the troubleshooting methodology.
  • Troubleshoot and repair various types of electrical controls, drives, communications, plant power, wiring, circuits, robot paths and etc.
  • Use laptop and various software programs and network interfaces to communicate with equipment.
  • Ability to make programming changes to PLC, HMI & robots
  • Assist technical services in machine repair, change over, set up and operation as required
  • Perform all preventative maintenance requirements as scheduled
  • Have mechanical aptitude that compliments electrical capabilities.
  • Ability to schedule time, materials and equipment required to perform tasks, and to properly use and complete required documentation
  • Support of Production as and when required.
  • Assist in keeping a spare parts inventory
  • Have a professional customer service attitude and ability to communicate with all levels of associates
  • Additional responsibilities may be added when necessary


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