Automation Technician in LaGrange, GA at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: LaGrange Plastic

Requisition ID:005408--Plant


Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Position Summary

The Automation Technician is responsible for automation and control systems design, specifications, programming and simulation of production equipment. The position collects task data, creates project schedules, tracks progress and prepares updates relative to installation or continuous improvement of existing production equipment.

 Responsibilities:

  • Develops plans for testing and debugging automation equipment while applying knowledge of engineering technology as necessary. 
  • Programs, troubleshoots and evaluates any design considerations on new and existing systems and equipment.
  • Leads or participates in engineering design reviews as required and requested by Management. 
  • Applies mechanical theory, mechanical testing procedures and related knowledge to layout, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify developmental and production equipment. 
  • Replaces or repairs parts on machines such as bearings, filters, wiring, valves, gauges and switches.
  • Replaces electrical parts and equipment.
  • Observes and listens to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of trouble.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Start devices to test their performance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Follows all safety rules and procedures and observes the operations to insure a safe environment.

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a maintenance of Automation equipment within a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Ability to interpret documents such as procedure manuals, blue prints, schematics, charts, diagrams, etc.
  • Ability to use precision measuring devices including amp meters, electric meters, and hydraulic gauges
  • Basic understanding of systems, equipment and schematics
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Good troubleshooting skills
  • Basic mathematical skills used to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and use decimals and fractions
  • Ability to perform work in a mature and professional manner, demonstrate personal responsibility, and perform all assigned duties

EOE

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