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AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Company: McWane
Location: Corona
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ANACO a Division of McWane – is a leading manufacturer of plumbing joining systems and couplings products located in Corona, CA. We are currently seeking a skilled AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR with a STRONG Machining background. i.e., mills and lathes. 

 

The successful Automation Equipment Operator will have prior industrial maintenance experience and extensive knowledge around mechanical equipment including PLC controlled automation, vision inspection systems, pneumatics, robotics, etc. The candidate must be self-motivated and have the ability to work well under pressure. This position has significant latitude and works with sophisticated custom automation.  This position reports to the Plant Manager


  • The Automation Maintenance/Engineering Technician is responsible for the more complex maintenance, modification, installation, and overhaul of industrial, electrical and electronic systems and related equipment containing PLCs, solid state devices or is automatic in nature.  
  • Works to maintain and repair assembly equipment including custom automated assembly equipment. Will also perform a variety of specialized tasks which may include machine station design, development of safety/security procedures, preventative maintenance and other general maintenance activities.  
  • Performs troubleshooting and debugging of equipment and assemblies resulting in an improvement in the robustness of the equipment. May do set-ups and changeovers and assist production as needed. Trains machine operators. Required skills include machining capability and/or skills in using PLC ladder logic to diagnose and repair equipment. 
  • Performs daily and routine maintenance on all mechanical equipment. 
  • Keeps accurate and up to date records of all maintenance performed on equipment. 
  • Assures equipment is in good running order at all time.  
  • Maintains, adjusts, makes minor and major repairs to equipment, and operates equipment for testing. 
  • Helps maintain a preventative maintenance program to identify potential failures before they occur. 
  • Must be proficient at installing galvanized, copper and black pipe. 
  • Minimizes maintenance costs on equipment while maximizing run time and throughput. 
  • Completes appropriate documentation and paperwork for all maintenance activities performed. 
  • Reports all excessive downtime to appropriate people. 
  • Helps out in other areas of the business as needed, such as machining. 
  • Safe work practices. 
  • Self Starter
  • MUST BE MECHANICALLY INCLINED 
  • Other duties as assigned

  • 5+ years in Robotics, Automation, Maintenance Mechanic preferred.  
  • Requires a high school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years  
  • of education and production maintenance experience; 
  • An AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus; 
  • PLC exp a MUST. 
  • Available to work off hours shift as needed. 
  • Technical edu/certifications with specialization in electrical, pneumatics, ladder logic, motors, etc. 
  • Ability to manage workload, follow through and see projects to completion. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Initiative, dependability and detail oriented performance. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently. 
  • Clear communication is a requirement. 
  • Hands on exp with Robotics, PLC, Automation.   
  • Must be able to work long periods while continuously twisting, bending, reaching, standing, stooping, lifting up to 60 pounds, and push-pull up to 70 pounds. The environment is dusty and noisy.
  • Must be able to work in plant environment with extreme seasonal temperatures.
  • Must be able to safely walk and work around machinery. Must be able to work any shift and work overtime with short notice.
  • Must be able to visually identify quality issues and concerns with the product line.
  • Must be able to use hand tools and some power tools. 

Keywords: McWane, Corona , AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, Other , Corona, California

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