Automation Technician I


Challlenge Manufacturing Company


Posted Under: Kansas City, Kansas jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 66101
Posted On: 2020-07-01 00:00:00

POSITION SUMMARY Provide production support by performing setup, troubleshooting and operations of automated welding cells within a production facility. Implements best practices and proactively assess welding/robotic applications. May mentor Auto Technician trainees. RESPONSIBILITIES & RESULTS - Follow all safety procedures and protocols while servicing or maintaining equipment. - Demonstrate proficiency while troubleshooting automated welding cells to effect permanent change in order to eliminate cell down time. - Ability to execute with proficiency all duties and responsibilities requirements of weld technician. - Prioritize tasks within the facility relating to weld troubleshooting, set-up and coordinate events with production. - Demonstrate basic level proficiency in troubleshooting using electrical / mechanical prints. - Perform and critique equipment preventative maintenance. - Troubleshoot low voltage electrical components and circuits (Connecting circuit breakers or other low voltage components in a junction box or panel) (Wiring harnesses, drive systems, relays, boards). - Make proper connections of the following communication protocols: Remote I/O, Ethernet, DeviceNet. - Modify and perform basic programming of robots in all robotic applications such as ABB and Fanuc. - Basic weld troubleshooting for all welding applications (drawn arc, GMAW, resistance welding, projection welding, Pneumatic systems, etc.). - Basic Troubleshooting and adjustment of weld fixtures. - Troubleshoot Poke Yoke systems and applications. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & JOB REQUIREMENTS - High school diploma or equivalent (required). - Two-year technical degree (preferred) - Experience with Microsoft applications, i.e., word, excel, outlook, etc. (required) - Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions. - Must be able to work up to 12 hours per day, including Saturday and Sunday. - Must be able to obtain hi-lo and aerial platform licenses. - Ability to obtain arc flash training certificate. - Excellent verbal communication skills (preferred). Internal Candidates - Successful completion of Weld Tech curriculum with passing grade. - Successful completion of Weld Tech trainee period. - Successful completion of Auto Technician curriculum with passing grade. - Successful completion of Auto Technician trainee period. - Minimum 2 years working as weld machine operator. - Minimum 2 years working as Weld Technician. - Minimum 1 year on the job training as Auto Technician Trainee. First Shift