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Automation Technician

Apply Job ID REF3444D Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 60 East 48th Street, Holland, MI Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Offering a unique approach to deep draw stamping, ITW Drawform is a globally recognized contract manufacturer. ITW Drawform is a leader in the automotive industry as well as the communication, fire protection, defense, lock hardware and plumbing industries.

Position Objective:

To ensure the proper installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, programming and qualification of ITW Drawform’s computer-controlled systems and robotic devices while also troubleshooting any issues that might occur. Knowledge of PLCs, controls, pneumatics, mechanical actuators and computers are used to maintain and repair automation equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist engineering and plant staff with the specification, installation and modification of systems.
  • Inspect and review manufacturing equipment installations for design and troubleshooting purposes.
  • Ensure machines are properly calibrated.
  • Perform routine, preventative maintenance on equipment including mechanical & electrical.
  • Assess the condition of the device through documentation, inspection and testing in order to maintain the device's performance and determine the need for any repairs.
  • Troubleshoot non-functioning components including servos, sensors, conveyance systems, and control components to maintain proper functionality of the equipment.
  • Maintain washer system as needed.
  • Log equipment usage, parts replacement, and scheduled maintenance to ensure maximum functionality.
  • Periodically report to leadership regarding automation capabilities and equipment status.
  • Maintain applicable knowledge of all essential automation functions.
  • Assist in acquiring and maintaining essential and consumable maintenance supplies and inventories.
  • Assist other maintenance personnel with their duties as directed.
  • Operate all equipment safely.
  • Perform other duties as directed or assigned


  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to work without immediate supervision.
  • General mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical diagrams.
  • Technical Schooling Preferred – Automation, Electrical, Robotics, Machine Shop.
  • PLC troubleshooting experience.
  • Ability to work at heights safely, using approved methods.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a respirator fit test

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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