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Production Engineering Technician

Zeeland, MI 49464

Posted: 09/13/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 14586710

Job Description

Production Engineering Technician
  • Job Description
Job  Production  Description
An entry level engineering position responsible for supporting the manufacturing process, engineering teams, and product launch teams
  • Automation and controls support for the manufacturing process
  • Eliminate equipment downtime by tracking problems to their root cause and correcting them
  • Support the engineering teams with automation and controls related projects
  • New product programming and launch
  • Troubleshoot product issues and apply corrective actions
  • Develop and apply software and mechanical solutions to the manufacturing equipment
  • Develop and maintain training and support documentation
  • Support engineering staff in the development of new processes for manufacturing
  • Assist with equipment programming and setup
  • Specify and/or develop software to complement new equipment
  • Occasionally work with outside vendors to procure new equipment and/or software to improve the production process
  • 2 - 4 year Engineering or Technical degree, or extensive experience in related field
  • 2+ years programming experience in structured text or ladder logic, or equivalent coursework
  • 2+ years robotics and automation experience, or equivalent coursework
  • Ability to learn and troubleshoot programmable logic controllers
  • Ability to troubleshoot and program within multiple programming environments and languages  
  • Ability to learn 2D and 3D CAD and CAM software
  • Assertiveness while making unsupervised on-the-fly decisions pertaining to equipment and product issues
  • Must effectively communicate with the manufacturing teams, engineering teams, maintenance and management
  • Intense personal commitment to continuous improvement
  • Good troubleshooting skills and mechanical inclination
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as necessary
  • Additional Job Description
Additional Job Description
  • Must possess above average interpersonal skills and be a team player.
  • Must work well with production teams to solve problems.
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision.
  • Predisposition and willingness to get involved directly on the production floor.
  • This position reports to the specified technician supervisor.
  • Works closely with all supervisors, engineering staff and research & development personnel.

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