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Automation Technician

Madison Heights, MI 48071

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Manufacturing Pay Rate Range: $25 - $33 Per Hour

Job Description

We are searching for multiple Automation Technicians for direct hire opportunities in the Madison Heights, MI area.  You will be responsible for providing technical support, maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.  
  • Troubleshoot automated equipment failures to determine necessary upgrades and repairs
  • Read and understand equipment manuals, blueprints, and electrical schematics
  • Documentation of the activities carried out and the results of the work
  • Work with Controls and Manufacturing Engineers to develop equipment and controls for new products and improve existing equipment (cycle time, scrap reduction, improved quality, etc.)
  • Perform preventive maintenance as assigned which includes but is not limited to repairing, diagnosing, cleaning, lubricating, upgrading manufacturing and glue dispensing equipment, plasma treat equipment, slide actuators, hoist, conveyors, etc.
  • Provide support to troubleshoot and recover any problem with robots on the production line

Job Requirements

  • Completed vocational training or Associate's degree in electrical engineering, mechatronics, or comparable training preferred
  • At least five (5) years of related experience preferred
  • Professional experience in maintenance and with automated systems, focusing on assembly technology
  • Working knowledge of tools, and devices such as torque guns, volts meters, etc.
  • Experience with basic electrical systems (e.g., PLC, sensors, fuses, contacts, relays) and the ability to read and use mechanical and electrical schematics for repairs and troubleshooting
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic system components, such as pumps, valves, cylinders, motors, and solenoids.
  • Experience with basic handling of robots from pendant (KUKA preferably)
  • Experience troubleshooting controls circuitry (AC/DC power supplies, relays, motors/servos) is required
  • PLC experience is a plus
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends, and holidays with on-call availability
  • Familiar with Lock Out Tag Out
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Additional Information

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance

M-Team Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, M-Team Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Meet Your Recruiter

Bryce Watts
Recruiter, Marketing Specialist

Working within a dual role as Marketing Manager and Technical Recruiter at M-Team Solutions, Bryce Watts deploys marketing campaigns that drive qualified candidates to apply to our client’s open positions. Watts is also responsible for recruiting, recruitment marketing, communications, business development, graphic design, branding, and website development.

Soon after graduating with a B.B.A. in Marketing and high honors from the University of Michigan-Flint, Bryce began working full-time at the Genesee Intermediate School District as a Marketing and Video Specialist. During his time at GISD, Bryce received multiple awards for his video work, including the 41st Annual Telly Awards’ Silver Award in their General—Non-Broadcast division and Genesee County Education Foundation’s Everyday Hero Award.

Watts has also worked as Magnum Consulting’s Business Development and Marketing Specialist since March 2019. When joining the team, Bryce was tasked with increasing Magnum Consulting’s social media presence, creating consistency within branding, and rebuilding from the ground up. Bryce implemented SEO tactics, increasing user flows to the company’s contact, projects, and careers sections.

Bryce lives in Davison, Michigan, with his wife Kaelee, and dog Kessel. Outside of work, Bryce loves working out at the Davison Athletic Club, playing volleyball with his wife, and researching all things blockchain-related.

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