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Automation Engineer Mechanic

Mukwonago, WI 53149

Posted: 07/05/2024 Job Number: 737995 Pay Rate: 31.00 Industry: Metals / Machine Shop

Job Description

Position Title: Automation Engineer Mechanic

Wage: $31-$41/hour

Shift: 1st

Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

QPS Employment Group is hiring for Automation Engineer Mechanics at a company in Mukwonago, WI. If you're looking for a great company to learn and grow with, this is your opportunity. Apply now! Up to $5,000 POTENTIAL RETENTION BONUS.

Automation Engineer Mechanic Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Conduct routine preventive maintenance on automated palletizing, box handling, and robotic extraction systems; including robotic arms/EOAT, conveyors, discrete devices, and control systems, following established maintenance schedules and procedures
- Perform daily systems checks to verify all quality checks are working properly
- Perform required housekeeping, keeping all storage areas organized
- Perform troubleshooting and diagnostic tests to identify and resolve issues with palletizing and product handling systems, such as jams, misalignments, and mechanical failures
- Dismantle, inspect, and overhaul equipment, as required by preventive maintenance program and production schedules
- Respond promptly to equipment breakdowns or malfunctions, implementing corrective actions and repairs to restore operations in a timely manner
- Document maintenance activities, equipment configurations, and troubleshooting procedures accurately in maintenance logs and electronic systems
- Collaborate with automation engineers and production teams to optimize product handling processes, improve system efficiency, and address performance bottlenecks
- Participate in new equipment design
- Assist in the installation, commissioning, and testing of new equipment and systems, ensuring proper functionality and integration with existing systems
- Train personnel on proper operation and maintenance procedures for equipment, promoting a culture of safety and reliability
- Continuously maintain and advance skill level by attending seminars and vendor training, keeping up with current and future automation technologies
- Coordinate with external vendors and contractors for specialized repairs, parts procurement, and technical support as needed
- Adhere to safety protocols and regulations while performing maintenance activities, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry standards
- Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, providing feedback and suggestions for optimizing palletizing processes, reducing waste, and increasing efficiency
- All other job duties as assigned

Automation Engineer Mechanic Requirements:
- Must enroll in/or have completed an Associate Degree or Technical Certification in Mechatronics, Automation Technology, or related field; Bachelor's degree is a plus
- Ability to work alone with minimal direct supervision
- Extensive knowledge of electronics, programmable logic controllers, pneumatics, and vision systems through technical college level courses and supplier seminars
- Proficiency in machining and fabrication, including proficiency in MIG and TIG welding and drill press, lathe, milling machine, and surface grinder operation
- Ability to work from mechanical prints and electrical schematics
- Ability to collaborate with associates from all levels of the organization
- Completion of fork truck training and the ability to operate fork trucks safely
- Minimum review score of 70 points (any scores under 70 will be reviewed by Management)
- Strong mechanical aptitude
- Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
- Basic computer operation skills with current software operating systems and programs

QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
- Over 30 years of staffing experience

Best of all, our services are 100% free to job seekers!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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About Mukwonago, WI

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