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Lead Automation Technician

Req ID: J2287763

  • Location
    Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing
  • Posted Friday, September 24, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Job Summary

Working under general supervision and instruction, performs a variety of moderately difficult assignments requiring judgment to resolve.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 Applies substantial understanding of the job, knowledge and skill to complete a wide range of tasks. Receives little work instruction on daily work and general instructions on newly introduced assignments:

  • Troubleshoot to determine problems in non-functioning electro-mechanical or injection molding equipment used in the manufacturing process.
  • Dismantle, adjusts, repairs and assembles equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manual, rough sketches or drawings/schematics.
  • Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts.
  • Rebuilds manufacturing equipment as required.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance. Document maintenance as per program designation.
  • Calibrate equipment using general and special purpose test equipment.
  • Communicates with equipment suppliers regarding the repair of equipment.
  • Maintain sufficient data to develop process improvement initiatives.
  • May assist in the development of work procedures.
  • May be required to source and purchase equipment parts.
  • May maintain and store backup information for all critical production equipment software systems.
  • May make recommendations regarding new or replacement equipment.
  • May train employees in operation of machinery.
  • May be required to work overtime or be on-call.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Associates degree in mechanical, industrial, electrical, or mechatronics engineering or equivalent work experience or training in related field.
  • 5 - 8 years prior work experience in electro-mechanical or injection molding equipment in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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