PLC Automation Technician

at Grede
Location Saint Cloud
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Full Time

Description

Are you ready to accelerate your career with a best-in-class organization that values innovation, dedication, and growth? Our employees at Grede are the key to our success and share our passion for teamwork, customer service, and operational excellence. If you want to join an industry-leading company that focuses on your professional growth and development, we d love to hear from you!

The PLC Automation Technician owns the process for preventive and breakdown maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting. You'll perform general diagnostic and programming of PLC s using an understanding of PLC operations. This position handles the installation, diagnostics, programming, and repair of robotic equipment as well as the safe and timely installation and maintenance of electrical control systems. You'll have the opportunity to work both independently and collaboratively with other departments to identify, define, and solve problems.

1st & 2nd shift positions are available.
What You'll Do:
Design, install, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical automation systems and equipment, drive systems, robotic systems, microprocessor-based (PLC) systems, electronic control systems/devices and vision/laser systems
Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, coordinating with manufacturers and field representatives as needed
Dismantle, adjust, repair, and assemble equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manual, rough sketches, or drawings
Use test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts
Rebuild manufacturing equipment as needed, assist in the movement and installation of equipment, and source equipment parts as needed
Calibrate instrumentation devices using specialized test equipment and software
Respond to trouble calls and emergencies, both during and outside normal work hours
Troubleshoot hydraulics, pneumatics, motors, pumps, control circuits, digital electronics, electrical, power supplies, computers, and power distribution as well as perform preventive maintenance on various Production and Automated systems
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy
Why You ll Love Working for Us:
Competitive wages plus incentives
401(k) with company match
Medical and Dental Insurance
Paid holidays and vacation
Company paid Short Term Disability
What We Need from You:
Associate (A.S.) degree in Electronics Technology (or closely related technical field), or a combination of education and experience which may include skilled trades programs or military training
4+ years of automation experience and/or industrial maintenance experience
Certifications in any technical field or techniques is a plus
Standard computer skills plus strong skills in document organization, the use of technical materials, and research techniques
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with team members
Function optimally in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of management and operations personnel
Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
To learn more about Grede, please visit our website at .

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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