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AUTOMATION CONTROLS MANAGER

  •         This position is responsible for the supervision of skilled robotic/controls technicians in a multi-shift environment.
  •         Duties consist of guiding technicians on a daily basis with maintaining, repairing, and installation of all automated equipment, including heavy ton stamping presses, transfer presses, automation, robotic lines and standard / complex machinery.
  •         Responsible for implementing and managing automation asset inventory, spare parts management, program change logs, program back up data base and safety precautions as it pertains to automation.
  •         Other duties include assisting plant operations with engineering solutions, commissioning of new production equipment, and product launches.
  •         Minimum 7-10 years industrial automation experience focused on automation controls and robotics.
  •         3-5 years supervision experience in a heavy manufacturing environment is preferred.
  •         A degree in a related technical field such as Engineering or trade designation is preferred.
  •         Extensive experience in programming, editing, and troubleshooting programmable controllers, primarily Allen Bradley.
  •         Ability to troubleshoot multiple types of communication platforms (Ethernet, Control Net, Device Net, etc.).
  •         Ability to program and manipulate operator interfaces.
  •         Extensive knowledge of motor controls for both AC and DC equipment.
  •         Qualified candidate must be able to interpret electrical schematics for troubleshooting control cabinets and general electrical circuits.
  •         Experience with programming and troubleshooting six axis robots. (Kawasaki, Nachi, Motoman, etc.).
  •         Experience with Medar Controls for Medium Frequency DC welding is a plus.
  •         Candidate must have leadership ability and the ability to work well in a team environment.

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