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Automation and Controls Technician

Company: KHS USA INC
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Benefits Offered:401K, Dental, Life, Medical, VisionEmployment Type: Full-TimeWhy Work Here?: Our company has competitive wages, full benefits package, and excellent training and development opportunities.Summary: The Automation and Controls Technician works on a specified product line of KHS filling and packaging machines to assure technical functionality of the machine, final Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and may participate in installation in the field. The Automation and Controls Technician may perform mechanical or electrical assembly duties as required. The Automation and Controls Technician interacts with multiple departments to assure a successful Factory Acceptance Test (FAT).ESSENTIAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES:Reviews mechanical and/or electrical specifications for wiring and controls to document changes from original specifications during the build process; works with engineering management to ensure drawings are accurate and complete.Lead Assembly personnel to complete I/O check.Works with manufacturing team to complete KHS and/or customer supplied commissioning documents; uses ISO quality procedures; tests Human Machine Interface functions; conducts pre-FAT to test customer product; works with Production and Engineering teams to troubleshoot any machine problems.Works closely with project management personnel to deliver a successful Factory Acceptance Test (FAT); acts as technical specialist during Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) on shop floor, operates machine to demonstrate machine functions; working with other departments, is responsible to close action item list identified during Factory Acceptance Test (FAT).Works with Quality Assurance and Production to review and complete commissioning documents for Project Managers and installation team.When not working on commissioning, assists in the assembly of KHS machines.As directed for specific projects, the Commissioner may have travel to customer site to assist with installation or lead installation for smaller machines; may work on assignment for the Field Service Department during installations; train and mentor Service Technicians.Flexibility in daily and weekly schedule. This includes the ability to work unplanned weekends and unplanned extended hours as required to meet Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) deadlinesAbility to read and understand various types of electrical schematicsQUALIFICATIONS:Willingness to travel up to 30 percent of the time to either domestic or international locations using various forms of public transportation including airlines. Background in automated factory maintenance with demonstrated knowledge of both mechanical and electrical systems.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Associates Degree; five years of experience in assembly or maintenance of complex electro-mechanical equipment involving motion; three years of experience working on filling and packaging machinery and three years of experience with troubleshooting HMI and PLC functionality; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Keywords: KHS USA INC, Waukesha , Automation and Controls Technician, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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