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Automation Maintenance Technician Specialist

Company: Hunter Industries, Inc.
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

About This Role:

The Automation Maintenance Technician Specialist performs root cause analysis of equipment, part, and process issues to recommend and implement solutions. S/he improves equipment reliability and machine performance by implementing effective preventive maintenance procedures and performing systems upgrades.

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social Responsibility.

Essential Functions:

* Leads efforts in resolving manufacturing floor issues related to equipment readiness, part quality, and process compatibility to meet production goals.
* Implements effective preventive maintenance procedures and improves machine performance. Redesigns and produces new parts and replace outdated components. Edits PLC program and servo, robotic, and motor control parameters.
* Coordinates with other departments for evaluation and implementation of new machinery purchases and installations, special projects, and process and machinery improvements. Prioritizes maintenance work activities consistent with production goals.
* Performs advance troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance on molding and assembly machines and related equipment. Implements systems upgrade utilizing advanced technology.
* Trains Automation Maintenance Technicians in all areas of equipment repair and maintenance. Provides feedback on their technical abilities and performance.
* Seeks to improve own skill level by participating in a training program and attending technical seminars.
* Generates and implements equipment maintenance procedures.
* Evaluates needs and generates part requisitions to ensure replacement parts are stocked in inventory.
* May be required to work overtime and/or varying hours, as necessary.

Education/Training Required and Preferred:

* High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required and Preferred:

* 7+ years of experience in automation maintenance or related field.

What You Bring:

* Excellent mechanical skills with knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic, and electrical theory.
* Strong proficiency in the use of power and hand tools, and precision measuring instruments.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
* Excellent computer knowledge, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
* Ability to read ladder logic and PLC ladder diagrams and to upload/download PLC programs.
* Ability to interpret engineering drawings, schematics, and associated engineering documentation.
* Ability to purchase own handtools and some electrical troubleshooting devices, if necessary.
* Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to work with members across the organization and to train and mentor other team members.

What We Offer:

* Amazing corporate culture - we walk the walk when it comes to our values!
* Beautiful 20 acre park like campus with creek and walking trails
* On site wellness center with personal training, fitness classes and massage
* FUN company events!
* Annual performance reviews and profit sharing bonus

Follow us on LinkedIn, check out our rave reviews on Glassdoor, and learn more about our company culture on our career site:

Hunter is a global leader in the irrigation, outdoor lighting, dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing industries. Driving our continued success is the combined energy and talents of the nearly 3,000 people on our team. Together, we create a diverse array of products that can be seen all over the world, from residential landscapes to national landmarks, stadiums, parks, hotels, and municipal buildings. Although we're global, we're family owned, and our casual, fun, and caring company culture is what makes this a special place to work.

Hunter Industries and its Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

Keywords: Hunter Industries, Inc., San Marcos , Automation Maintenance Technician Specialist, Professions , San Marcos, California

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