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Automation Engineer, Management, Engineering, Machinist, Production, Software Engineer
Title Field Service
Categories Automation Engineer
Salary 60-85K
Start Date 2017-07-03
Location Anywhere US
Job Information

Services existing equipment at customer sites to ensure that equipment is performing at optimal levels and according to machine specifications. Troubleshoot machines to isolate and resolve problems.

  • Effectively commissions new equipment at the customer site. Ensures that the equipment has been properly installed for start-up — both mechanically and electrically.
  • Produces Service Reports, Start-Up Documentation, expense reports, and other reports pertaining to requirements of the position in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensures that AX database and “Customer Profile Reports” are current with industry and customer intelligence.
  • Performs warrantee service calls in order to troubleshoot and resolve equipment problems.
  • Performs courtesy calls to current customers in order to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.
  • Checks stock on customers’ spare parts for capital equipment and uses suggestive selling techniques to increase spare parts sales.
  • Seeks equipment upgrades and new equipment business opportunities and promotes the advantages of purchasing Performance Partnership Contracts (PPC’s).
  • Develops and provides ideas to Engineering to improve equipment design and eliminate reoccurring manufacturing and design flaws.
  • Trains other Field Service Engineers when needed.
  • Performs technical support via phone as scheduled.

 

Required Education:

  • BS Engineering, Engineering Technology or equivalent experience
  • Technical course work covering the following: mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic principles
  • Coursework and demonstrated ability to work with PLC’s and HMIs.

 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 – 7 years in an industrial environment with responsibility for industrial machine maintenance and commissioning
  • Previous successful employment where direct customer contact required
  • Previous successful employment where over 50% travel was required
    Previous experience in a foundry environment preferred

 

Required Skills:
Strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to read mechanical drawings
Strong electrical skills/aptitude and the ability to read electrical schematics
Proven knowledge of pneumatic principles
The ability to read PLC diagram/schematics and troubleshoot such equipment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, training skills
The proven ability to work independently in the field while interdependent with headquarters
Knowledge and operating ability of PC’s and PC applications such as Excel and Word
The ability to travel extensively (50% – 80%) via auto and air throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia

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Title 3rd Shift Production Supervisor
Categories Automation Engineer, Management
Salary 45K+
Start Date 2017-03-17
Location Hinckley, OH
Job Information

 

A fantastic machining and grinding company is looking for Production Supervisors on 2nd and 3rd shift.   Fantastic benefits 100% health coverage for families paid by the employer.

Duties:

Oversee the production operations of associates by ensuring customer needs, safety requirements and corporate policies, procedures and operation goals are met.

Manage the hourly associates and the scheduled production at established efficiency and utilization standards and complete  shift audits.  Manage the material flow, inventory control, ISO quality program, scrap, safety and cleanliness of the production areas.

Manage the continuous improvement, costs reductions, and team oriented actions to ensure high morale and a pleasant working environment.

Conduct performance appraisals, coaching and disciplinary actions as appropriate.

Required Skills

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.  Ability to create a good working relationship with direct reports, as well as the management team.

CNC machinist or grinding experience a huge plus

Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal direct oversight.

Computer proficiency.

Required Experience

Two to five years supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting strongly preferred

 

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Title Diesel Mechanic Multiple Locations
Categories Automation Engineer, Engineering
Salary Negotiable
Start Date 2017-03-12
End Date 2017-04-11
Location Armada, MI
Job Information

Diesel Mechanic – level 4

Aberdeen, MD Annapolis Junction, MD |Armada, MI |Baltimore, MD |Binghamton, NY |Glen Burnie, MD |Hilo, HI |Jessup, MD |Landover, MD |Newington, VA |Tonawanda, NY | Winchester, VA

This position performs major and technically difficult diagnostics, repairs, and overhauls/rebuilds in a timely manner; ensuring quality, time standards, customer expectations, cost guidelines and reliability goals are met. The T4 works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and mentor other technicians on a regular basis.

TheTechnician IV provides the highest level of experience and expertise in vehicle diagnostics and repair. The position also plays a key role in the leadership, development and training of other grade technicians. The T4 may specialize in areas such as: refrigeration, electronics, exhaust systems, etc., and should possess a combination of extensive vehicle transportation experience, ASE certifications, and/or multiple Qualifications.

 

Post-secondary vocational education strongly preferred

Must have minimum tool requirement

Must have a valid driver’s license

Valid CDL (license A) is highly desired; mandatory in some locations

Must possess state license as required

Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment

Knowledge of and the ability to apply knowledge of computer skills: PC, Windows, mouse, etc.

This position requires for you to drive vehicles.

Must be able to obtain CDL within 6 months after hire

Pass a Drug Test

Pass a DOT physical

Pass a road test

Pass a Background and Motor vehicle check including Drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years

 

Important Note:  Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.

 

Performs vehicle maintenance and repair duties including:

Performs standard vehicle maintenance

Performs preventive maintenance

Diagnoses complex mechanical and electronic problems utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable

Completes complex and detailed mechanical inspections & repairs with minimal supervision

Replaces defective components as instructed

Works unsupervised on most tasks

Performs facility maintenance duties

Interacts with customers/drivers to properly determine nature of complaint once assigned a task.

Utilizes key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available.

Works in accordance with all federal/ provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT).

Acts as mentor for Tech 1 and Tech 2 levels.

Demonstrate the ability to access and use internal and external maintenance documents.

Other support duties as required to support operations. These could include but are not limited to Service Island support

SBTIII trained within 180 days (SBT220)

Complete 2 of the OEM On-Line diagnostic scan tool software courses as required by location fleet mi. (predominant OEM of fleet mix completed within 365days)

 

Skill Area: Tire and Wheel Maintenance: Tire & Wheel safety trained within 90 days (TW220)

Repair and replace tire and wheel assemblies

Perform nail hole repairs

Verify, diagnose and repair tire related ride quality complaints

 

Skill Area: Preventive Maintenance: PM trained and qualified within 90 days (PM230&PM298)

Mentor T1 & T2s in complete and efficient PMs

Conduct Quality Inspections on PMs

 

Skill Area: Brakes-Air: Brake Air trained and qualified within 90 days (BA220&BA298)

Measure lining thickness

Adjust Brakes

Perform air brake sections of P.M.

Perform brake overhaul

Measure drums, rotors, cam bushings

Replace S cams, and bushings, slack adjusters and shims

Replace foot and relay valves, air dryers, air tanks, air lines, and other similar components

Must meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25)

 

Skill Area: Brakes-Hydraulic Brake Hydraulic trained and qualified within 90 days (BH220&BH298)* where appropriate

Measure lining thickness

Adjust service brakes

Adjust park brakes

Repair or replace minor parts such as lines

Bleed brake systems

Perform brake shoe replacement

Measure rotors and drums

Inspects and replace wheel cylinders, master cylinders and boosters

Must meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25)

 

Skill Area: A/C, Heater & Refrigeration: A/C recycling and recovery certified within 90 days (CF609) & A/C trained and qualified within 180 days (AC220&AC298)

Perform basic system checks such as power to compressor, condenser obstructions, belt tension, etc.

Identify refrigerant and oil leaks

Operate charging and recovery equipment

Attach manifold gauges

Charge the system according to manufacturer’s specification

Meet Federal Refrigeration/AC qualifications

Flush system contaminants

Run OEM performance tests and verify performance

Utilize electrical schematics and Diagnostic procedures to identify correct related problems

Diagnose and repair all systems and related problems

 

Skill Area: Cargo Handling/Transfer, Liftgates

Identify make and mode

Add fluid to bring to proper level

Make adjustments to lift platform and its controls

Identify basic malfunctions

Diagnose most mechanical and electrical problems

Replace rail cables or cylinders

Repair and replace motor and cylinder

 

Skill Area: Charging Systems (electrical) : HD electrical trained within 90 days (DR208)

Perform charging system diagnostics and repairs

 

Skill Area: Cranking system (electrical)

Inspect and test batteries

Visually inspect cables and cranking motor

Clean the battery cables, connections and starter

Replace batteries

Charge & Check batteries

Replace or repair defective cables

Diagnose and repair cranking system, including replacement of components

 

Skill Area: Lighting System and Electrical Accessories

Diagnose, isolate, and repair lighting system problems, such as shorted and open circuits

 

Skill Area: Clutch:

Identify proper clutch operation

Identify proper clutch brake operation and adjust

Adjust hydraulic or mechanical clutches

Remove and replace clutch, throw out bearing, pilot bearing, flywheel, clutch brake, etc.

 

Skill Area: Cooling Systems

Flush and refill systems

Diagnose overheating problems

Rebuild fan hubs, idlers, and replace fan clutches

Diagnose and repair all cooling system components

 

Skill Area: Drive Axles

Inspect housings for leaks

Change oil and filter, if required, and clean breathers

Diagnose and repair or replace rear axle assemblies

 

Skill Area: Drive line:

Perform diagnostics and repairs as required

 

Skill Area: Diesel & Gas Engines- all engines

Identify unusual noises, and oil leaks

Diagnose, overhaul, replace all assemblies and components with guidance from T4 or Shop

Supervisor

 

Skill Area: Fuel Systems:

Diagnose and repair gasoline and diesel fuel system components

 

Skill Area: Steering and Non driven Axles and Alignment

Perform alignment procedures and adjust as necessary

Diagnose and repair all steering components for wear and/or damage

Check and adjust trailer axle alignment

Adjust wheel bearings

 

Skill Area: Suspension-Chassis and Cab:

Diagnose and repair air leaks

Diagnose and repair suspension and chassis components

 

Skill Area: Vehicle Coupling System (PM)

Repair and/or replace 5th wheels

Diagnose and repair vehicle coupling components for wear and/or damage

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Title Automation Technician
Categories Automation Engineer, Engineering, Machinist, Production
Salary 20-24 an hour
Start Date 2017-04-18
Location New Albany, OH
Job Information

Automation Technician (Robotics)

  • JOB SUMMARY

    This production floor position is responsible for maintaining continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing or modifying system components on automated process equipment.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Perform machine changeovers from part-to-part/job-to-job.
    • Clear machine jams as needed.
    • Clean machine as needed.
    • Troubleshoot machine product issues (metal and plastic) making adjustments where necessary.
    • Troubleshoot machine related mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic issues making adjustments where necessary.
      • Able to adjust and fabricate items needed to adapt bowl feeding systems, tracks, fixtures, and tooling to make a good product at designated rates. Providing feedback or receive guidance from the Lead Automation Technician or Manufacturing Engineer as needed.
      • Able to diagnose and repair electrical issues including sensors, relays, servo systems, motor controls, and PLCs.
    • Able to adjust robot positions, coordinate types, jog, and troubleshoot errors.
    • Document all changes made to machines, fixtures or tooling made through installation, debug or normal operation as required by Manufacturing Engineering.
    • Maintain inventory for spare parts
    • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance actions on all machine systems and machine subsystems as needed.
    • Document equipment history through Syteline and PMxpert.
    •  Communicate with the production shift personnel, Lead Automation Technician on the current shift and off shifts.  Communication to include, but not be limited to the shift status on issues and performance for all machines

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong knowledge of 120VAC control circuits, 24VDC control circuit, Industrial Power 3 Phase 480V and industry accepted electrical safety practices for testing energized circuits
    • Strong knowledge of PLC’s and VFD controlled machinery
    • Proficient in maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical components
    • Able to read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings
    • Proper use of power tools and measuring equipment–must have and maintain all hand and test tools required to maintain automated equipment.
    • Computer proficient–Microsoft Windows based computer operation.
    • Experience with Robotics
    • Experience welding with stick or MIG a plus.
    • Knowledge of ABB/SEW drive technology a plus.
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Title SR. Process Engineer
Categories Automation Engineer, Engineering, Management, Production
Salary 100K+
Start Date 2017-04-11
Location Quincy, IL
Job Information

Improve plant capacity and efficiency for all GCC Plants though capital projects and process optimization. Capital Project responsibilities will include all aspects of capital project execution from PFD and scope development to startup and personnel training. Process optimization responsibilities will include troubleshooting existing processes to improve throughput, quality and efficiency.

 

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop processes and equipment with safety and environmental performance and compliance in mind
  • Develop and implement engineering standards for all GCC plants
  • Directs contractor activates during project execution
  • Evaluates new processing and milling technologies
  • Manages projects and supervises sub-contractors and maintenance crews
  • Designs and conducts test programs for new or modified products
  • Provides Engineering support to GCC customers

 

Major Challenges:

  • Optimize existing processes and implement alternative improved technologies without affecting ongoing production
  • Communicating project needs and requirements to management
  • Project execution that ensures a timely and efficient manner use of capital funds
  • Project execution that ensures a minimum loss of production

 

Decision Making Authority:

  • Works on projects that are identified and prioritized by the GCC Management team
  • Evaluating processing equipment
  • Identifies plant process improvements
  • Designs the layout of processes and processing equipment
  • Accurately determines the cost of capital and makes recommendations on expenditures based on the analysis of several alternatives

 

Specialized Technical Knowledge/Skills: (The knowledge/skills required to perform the job’s basic responsibilities.  Include education, experience and any licenses required.)

 

  • A minimum of a 4-year engineering degree at an accredited university with at least 10 years experience in manufacturing.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD design
  • Experience which includes evaluating the performance of existing and new processes, making recommendations based on these evaluations, and successfully implementing process improvements
  • Must have the ability to manage time and priorities in order to effectively handle multiple competing projects with tight deadlines and budget requirements
  • Ability to practice good management skills required to direct and supervise contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, plan, organize, and document project requirements
  • Good communication skills and team skills
  • Experience in mineral processing is preferred
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time from base location to support other GCC Plants
  • Must be able to read and comprehend company safety manual policies, SOP’s, MSDS, and various production schedules/ reports and engineering drawings.
 
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
  • Office environment – will require extensive use of a computer including keyboard, mouse and other electronic tools which will require the use both hands.
  • While working in the plants, will be exposed to extreme heat, cold, humidity, dusty environment, vibrations, noise, etc.
  • Must be able to climb stairs/ladders, stoop, bend, and kneel while looking at equipment.
  • Must be able to be able to work at computer for several hours using both hands (taking intermittent breaks as needed) in preparation of required reports, capital project documents, completing drawings, etc
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to speak and hear to use Smart phone (talk, text and email) as needed and use a 2-way radio as needed.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel by plane and/or automobile as business requires.
  • Must not be color blind (electrical requirements)
  • Must be able to don required PPE – hardhat, safety glasses, steel toed shoes, hearing protection, high visibility clothing (or vest), gloves or other specialized PPE depending on the job or circumstances.
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Title Mechanical Design Engineer
Categories Automation Engineer, Engineering, Machinist, Production, Software Engineer
Salary 60-80K
Start Date 2017-04-03
Location Exton, PA
Job Information

Responsibilities:

  • Design and document electronic and electro-mechanical parts and assemblies used in avionics products, including machined aluminum, sheet metal, and cast aluminum components.
  • Evaluate and refine designs to meet thermal and structural performance requirements.
  • Review designs for manufacturability as it relates to in-house assembly processes and methods as well as external supplier capabilities.
  • Support Program Management and Business Development staff with cost and schedule estimates.
  • Evaluate feasibility of modifying existing products, taking into consideration cost, aircraft integration, performance requirements, and schedule.
  • Work with design and manufacturing staff to resolve design and/or documentation issues, initiating Engineering Change Requests and processing Engineering Change Orders as necessary.
  • Work with manufacturing and purchasing staff to refine designs and documentation for volume production.
  • Prepare procurement drawings for COTS and printed circuit board components, (connectors, IC’s, inductors, etc…).
  • Compile Bill of Material data for mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies for entry into MRP system.
  • Define printed circuit board size, mounting, and clearance constraints for ECAD designers. Import finished printed circuit board assembly definition data files generated by circuit board layout tools and incorporate them into ProE/CREO solid models.
  • Perform interference and fit checks of components within assemblies.
  • Administer PTC Pro/Intralink/Windchill engineering data management system.

Professional Requirements:

  • AS degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent technical training school.
  • 3+ years experience in the use of Computer Aided Design tools.
  • Previous experience working on cross-functional product development teams.
  • Successful applicant will have seven  (7)  years of mechanical design experience with a solid track record of accomplishment.
  • Proficiency in Pro Engineer Wildfire 2.0
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Title Automation Technician
Categories Automation Engineer, Engineering
Salary 45-60K
Start Date 2017-02-13
End Date 2017-03-14
Location New Albany, OH
Job Information

Automation Technician 

This production floor position is responsible for maintaining continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing or modifying system components on automated process equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform machine changeovers from part-to-part/job-to-job.
  • Clear machine jams as needed.
  • Clean machine as needed.
  • Troubleshoot machine product issues (metal and plastic) making adjustments where necessary.
  • Troubleshoot machine related mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic issues making adjustments where necessary.
    • Able to adjust and fabricate items needed to adapt bowl feeding systems, tracks, fixtures, and tooling to make a good product at designated rates. Providing feedback or receive guidance from the Lead Automation Technician or Manufacturing Engineer as needed.
    • Able to diagnose and repair electrical issues including sensors, relays, servo systems, motor controls, and PLCs.
  • Able to adjust robot positions, coordinate types, jog, and troubleshoot errors.
  • Document all changes made to machines, fixtures or tooling made through installation, debug or normal operation as required by Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Maintain inventory for spare parts
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance actions on all machine systems and machine subsystems as needed.
  • Document equipment history through Syteline and PMxpert.
  •  Communicate with the production shift personnel, Lead Automation Technician on the current shift and off shifts.  Communication to include, but not be limited to the shift status on issues and performance for all machines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge of 120VAC control circuits, 24VDC control circuit, Industrial Power 3 Phase 480V and industry accepted electrical safety practices for testing energized circuits
  • Strong knowledge of PLC’s and VFD controlled machinery
  • Proficient in maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical components
  • Able to read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings
  • Proper use of power tools and measuring equipment–must have and maintain all hand and test tools required to maintain automated equipment.
  • Computer proficient–Microsoft Windows based computer operation.
  • Experience with Robotics
  • Experience welding with stick or MIG a plus.
  • Knowledge of ABB/SEW drive technology a plus.
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