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Automation Technician – Manufacturing

  • Waukesha, WI
  • 2023-05-23

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Manufacturer of automotive components needs Automation Technicians in the Milwaukee, WI area. This is a fully-automated manufacturing facility of automotive components and is temperature-controlled.

Why work here?:

  • Stable growing global company with over 60 years in business!
  • Fast-paced cutting-edge technology in this fully-automated facility!
  • Work with robotics, vision systems, laser systems, and PLC/HMI controls
  • Clean, bright, and temperature-controlled working environment
  • Competitive compensation and full benefits!
  • 2 weeks paid vacation plus paid time off during year-end shut-down(1.5 wks)!
  • Much room for growth!
  • First Shift – 7am – 3 pm and Flexible 2nd shift hours – 3-11pm or as early as 12pm-8pm


  • Minimize Machine Downtime and Maximize Parts per Hour on the Line: Utilize strong automation background and problem-solving skills to debug existing and new equipment.
  • Determine root cause of equipment problems and improve process performance: Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, automation, software, and hydraulic systems.
  • Collaborate with Engineers to Implement Improvement Ideas for Better Line Performance: Work closely with the Manufacturing Engineers to provide feedback on design ideas and solutions for permanent corrective actions for line issues.
  • Facilitate Tool and Fixture Purchases: Assist in identifying spare parts or repair parts needed for the assembly lines and creating purchase requisitions for ordering them.


  • AS Degree or equivalent Military or Industrial Automation Technology training in Electrical, Mechanical or Electronics
  • Experience in an automated industrial manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to machine troubleshooting, process control, CAD
  • Proficient use of hand tools
  • Authorized to work in the United States