Automation Technician - All shifts available
Company: HUSCO International
Posted on: June 6, 2021
This position is located in Waukesha, WI and is 1st, 2nd or 3rd
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 develop their professional talents,
skills, and knowledge
- Create a product for our customers that serves a greater
purpose to communities around the world
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Associate Degree or equivalent military or formal training in
Industrial Automation Technology, Electrical/Mechanical or
- Exposure to machine troubleshooting, process control, CAD
- Ability to use electronic hand tools proficiently.
- Authorized to work in the United States.
(HUSCO IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.)
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