• Manufacturing Electronic Technician

    Job Locations US-TN-Elizabethton
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    Position Summary:  Responsible for supporting and maintaining facility, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.  Perform a wide variety of repair, maintenance, Preventive Maintenance and installation tasks.  Perform work based on verbal instructions, sketches, diagrams from service manuals, and blueprints.  Must perform inspection of machinery, analyze the problem, and make the necessary repairs to enable the machine to be placed back into production.



    • Maintain a safe and clean working environment including safe tools and work practices, maintaining and installing guarding, and electrical safety.
    • Perform Lock-out Tag-out procedures.
    • Comply with all environmental policies and procedures.
    • Perform Work-Orders, Preventative Maintenance, and Predictive Maintenance tasks.
    • Perform repairs consistent with the customer’s expectations (production) and the Maintenance Supervisor’s expectations while continuously striving to improve our position as a World-Class Manufacturer.
    • Utilize PC’s and laptops to input, monitor, and complete work orders.
    • Utilize the LAN/Internet to read technical documents and research components.
    • Initiate and implement continuous improvement projects including cycle-time, flow, scrap, and set-up improvements.
    • Initiate improvements to increase equipment OEE and uptime.
    • Facilitate the installation of new equipment
    • Participation in various plant improvement programs, including but not limited to:
      • 6s Workshops
      • PM Workshops
      • Kaizen
      • Shingijutsu
      • RCI Lean Events
      • Health and Safety Events
    • Work with various teams to rebuild and improve existing equipment and processes.



    • Ability to interact with various departments on numerous coexisting projects.
    • Must be self-motivated and perform under well stressful conditions.
    • Must possess interpersonal skills allowing for interaction with management and shop-floor employees.
    • Must attend work on a daily basis and perform heavy bending, lifting, and twisting.



    • 2 Year Associate Degree in Electronics or equivalent.
    • 3 to 5 years experience, preferably in a machining and maintenance environment.
    • Blueprint reading including hydraulic and pneumatic prints.
    • Computer literate with skills in spreadsheets, word-processing, presentation, and E-mail software.
    • Responsible for supporting and maintaining software driven controls including but not limited to:
      • Programmable Logic Controllers
      • Operator interfaces
      • Computer Numeric Controllers
      • Servo and Stepper Drive systems
      • Robotics: Adept, Motoman
      • Process control systems including temperature, position, and force control.
    • Fluent in troubleshooting and repair of electrical controls and electrical distribution.
    • Perform repairs utilizing electrical and mechanical blueprints.
    • Perform PLC troubleshooting of Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Koyo controls.
    • Perform pipe and conduit runs, wire pulling, and equipment connections.
    • Verify and update electrical prints and equipment software
    • Understand axis control systems, force and distance monitoring, burner control systems, and robotic systems.
    • Understand pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.



    • Allen Bradley software including PLC2, RSLogix, and Panelbuilder
    • Siemens Software including TI, Step 5, and Step 7
    • Fanuc Software including FAPT Ladder
    • Koyo software including DirectSoft and C-More
    • Motor and Drive software including Drive Explorer, PACSCI, and IBS
    • Communication software including ProComm, PCIN, and RSLinx
    • CNC equipment experience: Mazak, Haas, Mori Seiki, Okuma
    • Machining experience including CNC programming
    • AutoCAD design work
    • Microsoft Office packaged including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook, and Project.


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