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Automation Technician

Flex

This is a Full-time position in Buffalo Grove, IL posted May 26, 2020.

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Job Description

The Automation Technician  will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. Supports automation engineering services activities such as hardware and software design and development (non-production).

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components and return to serviceability
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance actions on all subsystems and related components
  • Perform preventative maintenance of robotic and process support equipment
  • Understanding of PLCs
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings.
  • Proper use of power tools and measuring equipment
  • Strong awareness of safety
  • Analyzes engineering test results and implements changes to resolve problems.
  • Assist automation team in the qualification process of automated systems.
  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method.
  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications.
  • Assists engineers in developing and designing hardware and software required for all automation solutions per specifications.
  • Trains other technicians and operators on products, processes and equipment.

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):  

  • Typically requires an Associates degree, military training, equivalent vocational training, or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.
  • Has substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks.
  • Decision making/discretion
  • Can perform analyses/work using some independent judgement.  Decisions affect tasks and products.  May make decisions or recommendations for team
  • Supervision/Leadership

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Medical industry Background is a plus

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

OperationsFlex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: [email protected] Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.