Automation Technician

    Samtec Scottsburg
    Job Description

    Automation Technician

     Shift:  3rd Shift    9:30PM-6:00AM

    Summary/Objective: The Automation Technician will be responsible for servicing and maintaining all machines in connector manufacturing and hand fill. All work is to be completed with the highest levels of safety, quality, service, and cost as possible.

    Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

    1. Must have experience with machine repair and either machining or electrical troubleshooting.

    2. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and work independently.

    *The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position.
    *Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities.

    Preferred Experience:

    1. 5 – 10 Years of Experience in a Technician or Maintenance role.

    2. Knowledge of General die mechanics and bench work

    3. Blueprint reading/drafting

    4. Troubleshooting of Progressive Stamping Dies, Automated machines, mechanical & hydraulic ram presses

    5. Electrical (Proximity Sensors, Servo Motors, Production Cameras, PLCs)

    6. Pneumatics (Air Cylinders, Electric/Air Solenoid Switches, Flow Control Valves

    7. Lifting Requirements: Medium Work – Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist.

    8. Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions: Must adhere to all department safety rules and regulations.

    Preferred Education:

    1. High school diploma required.

    2. Tool & Die or Electrical Journeyman/Certification is a plus

    Training Required:

    1. On the job training as appropriate


    SAMTEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All employment decisions at Samtec are based in business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, pregnancy or parental status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity/expression, marital status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws.

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