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Automation Technician

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12701Z Date posted 02/01/2024 Address 1700 1st Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.1 billion in 2019. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s approximately 45,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company’s decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. www.itw.com

Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $260M in revenues. Units include:  Frankfort, IL;  Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI. 

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Deltar Fasteners enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in NA.
  • Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value

Position Summary:

The Automation Technician – Deltar Fasteners will report to the Maintenance Supervisor – Deltar Fasteners and will be responsible to perform duties to install, maintain, modify, and repair a wide variety of automation projects, assembly devices, and other production equipment. Responsible for project management on new production equipment, robotic and automation projects, robotic programming, and PLC controls for new equipment developments. Work with builders, designers, engineers, and vendors to design, develop and install automated equipment to meet production improvements and our customer’s needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Following blueprints or engineering specifications for installation and repairs.
  • Programming of automation equipment.
  • Participate in Design Review meetings that require assemblies or automation discussion.
  • Detecting errors/troubleshooting equipment based on its mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic condition.
  • Coordinating on-site installation by examining building and equipment layouts and anticipating difficulties and challenges.
  • Work with manufacturing on continuous improvement projects.
  • Provide training and technical support to maintenance staff.
  • Comply with OSHA and other regulatory agencies in the design, repair, and installation of all automated equipment.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance functions per schedule.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair a variety of molding and automated machinery using available technology.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum two-year degree in Industrial Technology or equivalent certification.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of work experience in the automation/robotics field, preferred.
  • CAD design capability, preferred.
  • Computer, electrical, electronic, and mechanical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent organization and human relations skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with computers (VS, .net, etc.), PLC operations and programming, robotics programming, vision system design and programming, a plus.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Hands on experience with ABB, Sepro, Epson, Hahn, and Fanuc equipment, preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with Allen-Bradley PLC equipment, preferred.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.