Automation Technician - Electrical

Alexandria, MN
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Nov 02, 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Job Title: Automation Technician - Electrical Department: Assembly Position Objective:

• Through the practice of servant leadership; enhance people's lives; assemble components to build packaging equipment and safely deliver quality, best value products and services, on time, to internal and external customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assemble electrical components to Engineering specifications to meets customer's requirements
• Test/cycle equipment to verify performance and identify potential design issues

• Maintain build quality by verifying part and assembly to print
• Record issues in SharePoint to ensure proper workflow of corrective action
• Accurately record data in ERP system to capture part movement and cost

• Follow safe work practices and perform housekeeping tasks
• Maintain tools and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements

• Assist with training other team members
• Recommend and implement up-to-date manufacturing methods to increase productivity and reduce costs

• Communicate openly, share knowledge, build positive collaboration between departments and team members
• Support and contribute to department and company metrics

• Be actively engaged in continuous improvement projects and culture Machine Lead Additional Requirements and Expectations:

• Lead team members in the assembly and testing of assigned machine
• Be first point of contact for team members and floor support Engineer for assigned machine
• Maintain machine schedules and notify appropriate personnel of issues that arise during the project

• Attend all scheduled status meetings and have a list of missing parts with part numbers prepared in advance
• Perform quality checks throughout build process to ensure adherence to specifications

• Suggest design modifications to Engineering.
• Track open issues

• Maintain a positive attitude throughout the entire project
• Ability to train and direct the work of others

• Ability to work independently on complex projects
• Ability to start-up and install Aagard equipment

General Responsibilities:

• Adhere to, support and promote the Aagard vision and culture statements

• Demonstrate professional, respectful interaction with other team members
• Accurately and professionally represent Aagard to customers and vendors
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• Minimum High School diploma, Associate degree in related field plus assembly experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
• Ability to read and understand the proper use of measuring instruments

• Ability to operate small hand tools
• Ability to follow customer specifications

• Basic shop math skills as rounding, positive/negative numbers, metric system
• Knowledge of electrical assembly terminology
• Knowledge of blueprint reading, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electronics

• Knowledge of high voltage and 24 Volt DC
• Ability to read electrical CAD drawings and operate CAD software
• Experience or training with computers and ability to learn and use Aagard specific software

• Observant with attention to detail
• Ability to communicate with a variety of people

• Ability to operate or be trained to operate a forklift
• Valid driver's license required

• Ability to walk or stand up to 100 percent of the time
• Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs
• Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or climb

• Must be highly safety conscious
• Ability to prioritize tasks

• Ability to take action and be proactive
• Strong time management and organizational skills

• Passion for excellence
• Value and build a culture of measurement

• Ability to perform service responsibilities at customer sites
• Ability to travel up to 30% if required

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