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Automation Technician

Company: Eaton
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's Vehicle Group, Royal Power Solutions business is currently seeking a Lead Technician - Automation to join our team. This position is based at our Carol Stream, IL manufacturing facility.We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people's lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.Preparing for the electrified future of mobility takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.Our team is collaborating with companies to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, higher and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.Position Overview:Automation Technician responsibilities include set up, troubleshooting, repair, and performs preventative maintenance tasks to prevent equipment failures.In this role you will:

  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Perform tooling changeovers to automatic assembly machines and verify function, machine capabilities and conformance.
  • Must be able to interpret blueprints in order to verify conformance of parts to prints using measuring instruments
  • Must be able to interpret electrical schematics with strong troubleshooting skills with PLC controlled equipment.
  • Experience with photo-electric, laser and proximity sensors. Set up and operate metalworking machines such as vertical mills, lathes, and surface grinders to fabricate or modify parts
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with coworkers and management.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision. High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Mechanical / Electrical training. Certification or equivalent work experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
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    RQualificationsRequired (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Minimum of one (1) year of automation experience within a manufacturing environment
    • Minimum of one (1) year of PLC Programming, machine controls, or other industrial automation tools
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
    • No relocation is available for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Carol Stream, IL facility will be considered
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Associates degree in automation technology, automated machinery systems or similar vocational training
      • Three (3) years' experience working on automation equipment
      • Knowledge in PLC controlled machinery
      • Experience with photo-electric, laser and proximity sensors
      • Experience working with automated vision inspection systems
      • Experience working as a programming integrator
        Position Criteria:
        • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand
        • The employee is moderately required to walk.
        • The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds.
        • Noise level in plant is moderate. Hearing protection is required in posted areas.
        • Safety Glasses required in the manufacturing area's
        • Ability to comply with all safety protocolsEaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 412-893-3600 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number. All other inquiries related to your job search will not be supported by this phone number.Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.Job: Manufacturing & Operations
          Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico
          Organization: VEH Vehicle Group
          Job Level: Individual Contributor
          Schedule: Full-time
          Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
          Does this position offer relocation?: No
          Travel: No

Keywords: Eaton, Carol Stream , Automation Technician, Engineering , Carol Stream, Illinois

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