If you're looking for a CHALLENGING plus rewarding position where you can TRAVEL across the country and enjoy working in a collaborative environment where your ideas are valued,team members are treated with respect, trust, and integrity -- then you've found your fit!
We are searching for an Automation Technician, to troubleshoot, assemble, disassemble, repair, andtest equipment that improves safety, capacity, quality, and profitability for Dart Container.
If you are a tech savvy, mechanically inclined person ready to travel to our different facilities -Apply today!
Up to 75% domestic and international travel. At times, critical business needs may require more travel.
Provide service and support to production facilities to help maintain production startups and corporate service goals
Act as a subject matter expert regarding equipment and process commissioned in production facilities
Assemble, disassemble, install, set-up, operate, test and troubleshoot moderately complex equipment and control systems
Identify machine failure trends and work with engineers and designers to develop, document and implement solutions that improve the throughput of finished goods manufacturing
Read and interpret drawings, schematics, wire lists, bills of material, and various technical manuals
Troubleshoot and repair moderately complex electrical and mechanical equipment, electronic controls, and systems including non-routine issues
Perform modifications and retrofits to existing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment
Develop knowledge of automated production equipment, electrical and hardware schematics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and controls software
Recommend preventative maintenance requirements
Provide technical support to production plants and Engineering to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information, draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
Recommend continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
Order parts for new installation or replacement
Develop and document standard operating procedures (SOPs) for equipment processes
Mentor and train lower-level technicians and other team members
Work with minimal supervision and with limited documentation
Core Skills and Qualifications:
Requires one of the following:
Associate's degree with an emphasis in automation, electrical, or mechanical program and three (3) years of automation or electrical and mechanical experience, OR
High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of automation or electrical and mechanical experience.
Familiar with electrical and safety standards
Ability to understand, identify, and protect against electrical hazards
Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
Prior experience using testing equipment
Experience working with machine shop tools such as a drill press, grinder, mill and lathe
Working knowledge of MIG and TIG welding
Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
Ability to solve basic algebraic equations and electrical formulas, and understand decimals and fractions
Experience reading and understanding blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogues, schematics, prints or wire lists
Experience understanding automated production equipment, electrical and hardware schematics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and controls software
Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
Working knowledge of pneumatics and electrical wiring
Ability to understand production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to obtain and maintain a fork truck license
Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart and Solo brand products,Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.
Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.
Dart Container is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.
*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.
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