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Automation Technician

Kelly Services
Richmond, VA 23274
**Your next good thing is right here.** At Kelly Professional & Industrial, were all about helping you discover whats next in your career. Our Manufacturing Client in **Richmond, VA** is seeking an **Automation Technician** to work at their facility. If this sounds like the right fit for you, read on and apply!


**Pay:** $32-35 Per Hour


+ Medical, Dental, and Vision

+ 401k Retirement Plan

+ Flexible Spending

+ Paid Holidays


**Shift:** **First Shift 8am-5:30pm**


**Assignment Duration: DIRECT HIRE**


**Whats a typical day as an Automation Technician? Youll be:**


**What were looking for:**


The Automation Technician will be responsible improving machine efficiency through technology improvements, troubleshooting and supporting Continuous Improvement. Primarily interfacing with Maintenance, Continuous Improvement and Operations to lead and support Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE).


**What youll be responsible for in this role:**


+ Monitors installed equipment to detect hazards, problems, and the need for service, repair and/or replacement of electrical, electronic and mechanical components.

+ Reads and understands electronic and electrical schematics; draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electrical units.

+ Maintains backups of programs from all electronic devices.

+ Support Wireless networks for machine control

+ Trouble-shoot / repair both hardware and software for variable frequency drives, controllers, Programmable Logic Controllers, etc.

+ Analyzes and interprets programs from drives and controllers, PLCs to improve performance and assist troubleshooting.

+ Identify and implement downtime, quality, or efficiency improvement projects in automated systems

+ Support startup or add new product/process in automated systems

+ Work cross-functionally to improve overall automated system OEE

+ Keeps work area clean, orderly, and free of hazards.


**What are the basic qualifications?**


+ Associates degree in Electronics Technology

+ Two (2) years experiences within electrical or electronics field


**What are the preferred qualifications?**


+ Five (5) years of experience within electrical or electronics field.

+ Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs; ability to use AB software to perform root cause analysis, troubleshoot, writing or re-writing code (Ladder Logic, Function Block, Statement List, etc.)

+ Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of Fanuc robotics; ability to use Fanuc software to perform root cause analysis, troubleshoot, writing or re-writing code (Motion Pro, Teach Pendant, IR Vision, etc.)


**To be a great fit for the role:**


+ Completion of a trade apprenticeship (journeyman electrical, etc).

+ Able to work other shifts and overtime to complete work as needed; willing to be on call to support production needs.

+ AutoCAD and Solidworks experience

+ Basic proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

+ Able to prepare technical reports for documenting issues/changes to equipment.

+ Able to manage projects for implementing changes and improvements.

+ Responsible for their own work and must exercise care and compliance of all established safety procedures.

+ Adhere to company safety policies (LOTO, Arc Flash, Confined Space, Fall protection, etc).

+ Willing to work occasionally in conditions that may include dirt, fumes, lubricants, etc.

+ Able to handle physical heavy lifting of materials/tools up to 50 pounds unassisted.

+ Able to work on aerial lift platforms up to 50 feet on a limited basis, 30 feet on average.


**What happens next**


+ Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still part of our network. That means all our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

+ Helping you discover whats next in your career is what were all about, so lets get to work. Apply to be an Automation Technician today!


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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