This position is located in Waukesha, WI and is has 1st, 2nd
or 3rd shift.
Husco provides individuals the opportunity to pursue a career
within a fast-paced, industry leading and entrepreneurial
organization. The Automation Technician will be responsible for
supporting the development and installation of new manufacturing
equipment/processes, supporting and implementing continuous
improvement activities, and resolving equipment performance issues.
The key to success in this position is problem solving and
utilizing technical knowledge to get to the root cause of a problem
rather than simply identifying symptoms. The best Automation
Technician is self-motivated and a natural trouble-shooter who is
able to react quickly under pressure and prioritize and manage
several tasks concurrently.
Husco committed to building an diverse environment for employees
to be able:
* To have the flexibility of their own work and put a personal
'stamp' on their output * Continuously expand and development their
professional skills and knowledge * Create a product for our
customers that serves a greater purpose to communities around the
* Support Daily Production Operations. Prioritize multiple
projects and equipment/line needs to support optimal production
quality and volume levels. Collect and record accurate test and
process data for use in problem analysis and product verification.
Maintain manufacturing process and machine documentation. *
Minimize Machine Downtime and Maximize Parts per Hour on the Line.
Utilize strong automation background and problem solving skills to
design, modify and debug existing and new equipment. Determine root
cause of equipment problems and improve process performance.
Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, automation, software and
hydraulic systems. * Develop and Document Engineering Procedures
and Continuous Improvement Techniques. Work closely with quality
and engineering from program start-up through completion to analyze
machine performance and implement continuous improvement techniques
to maximize parts per hour on the line. Use working knowledge of
continuous improvement philosophies and techniques (5S, Kaizen,
TQM, change management, lean manufacturing and/or cellular
manufacturing) to assist engineers to develop, evaluate, qualify
and improve products, software programs or processes. When
improvements are made, assist in the documentation of new processes
and techniques utilizing CAD software. * Apply Lean Manufacturing
Methods. Analyze production techniques and machine performance.
This requires strong automation/mechanical/electrical knowledge and
will be accomplished through machine software and component
improvements, identification of weak processes (manual or
equipment), and troubleshooting ability to test and implement
improved manufacturing techniques. * Support Assembly and Testing
Processes from Concept through Prove-Out. Work closely with
mechanical and program engineers to design and repair assembly and
testing processes. Assist in identification of areas for
improvement, documentation and operator training. * Facilitate Tool
and Fixture Purchases. Develop the business justification for,
select, design, procure and assist in installation of tools and
fixtures utilized to maximize line performance.
* Associate Degree or equivalent military or formal training in
Industrial Automation Technology, Electrical/Mechanical or
Electronics * Exposure to machine troubleshooting, process control,
CAD * Ability to use electronic hand tools proficiently. *
Authorized to work in the United States.
* In a standard workday this person will be required to sit 5%,
stand or walk 45%, lift 25%, bend or kneel 25%. * This individual
will be required to lift materials purchased weighing up to 50 lb.
frequently. A hoist is provided for lifting projects greater than
50 lbs. * Repetitive use of the hands as to fine
manipulation/dexterity will be required. * Maximum 10% of any day:
May involve occasional data input, writing, manipulation of "mouse"
and phone dialing. Telephone duties require clear and audible
speech. * Visual requirements include excellent number and depth
perception, strong reading abilities, ability to read computer
screens, printouts and computer spreadsheet applications. * This
person may come in contact with office hazards. Temperature and
humidity are normal for this position and there are no unusual
atmospheric conditions. * Will be required to wear personal
protective equipment in posted areas of the plant, including safety
glasses, ear plugs, and safety shoes. * Total awareness of the
plant environment as it pertains to the safety of other employees,
operation of equipment, handling of equipment/materials, and
visitors is required.
(HUSCO IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.)