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Engineering Technician - Maintenance Job
AGCO | Assumption, Illinois
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Job Description

Job Title:  Engineering Technician

Department:  Maintenance                                        

Classification:  Non-exempt                                    

Reports to:  Maintenance Manager

 

Job Summary

This position requires a very strong aptitude in industrial automation controls and processes.  These involve:  PLC’s, various electronic automation control systems, hydraulic, and pneumatic controls, gear box, drive train experience. The responsibilities include performing highly diversified duties such as installing, troubleshooting, and repairing mechanical, electrical, electronic controls, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment including CNC press brakes, lasers, punch presses, and other automated equipment. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Display proficiency at mechanical/electrical/fluid power troubleshooting on production equipment to include:  roll-formers, lasers, turret punches, brake presses, motion control systems, CNC machinery, robotic welders, mechanical stamping/punching presses, and custom machinery.
  • Daily duties can include some of the following:  Utilizing hand tools, climbing ladders, lifting up to 50lbs on an occasional basis, standing for varying periods.
  • Be experienced in mechanical/electrical production line installations, and have discipline to meet timelines that are established.
  • Exhibit self-motivation and strong communication skills with internal customers and peers.  Must have clear technical reporting ability to peers, shift team leaders, and managers.
  • Be familiar with PM/TPM standards and theory, and have the aptitude to follow PM/TPM established guidelines.
  • Follow OSHA safety standards and exhibit an attention to detail on safety protocol.

 

 

 

 

Safety Responsibilities

Employees are responsible for individual compliance with all safety rules, policies and procedures.  Associate responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and report any defective PPE.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage.
  • Participation in the site Safety and Health Program.

 

Essential skills

Education

  • ASS Degree in an Electrical / Technical Field with 7+ year’s technical or electrical maintenance experience in an industrial, manufacturing environment, experience with sheet metal manufacturing (ie. metal-working or roll-forming) a plus.  Or, 10+ years in electrical controls maintenance role working directly with automation controls.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Extensive experience/ proficiency in troubleshooting Allen-Bradley and OMRON PLC’s (ControlLogix, Compact Logix), HMI/Touch Panel Displays, Allen-Bradley variable speed drives, AS-I, Modbus, Ethernet/IP, Device-Net, and servo driven motion systems.
  • Extensive experience with automation supporting software.  RS Logix (500/5000), Panel View, Device Ware, and Wonderware.
  • Industrial maintenance experience including general mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems.
  • Experience in electrical installation per NEC code and preventative maintenance standards for electrical systems ranging in voltage from 5VDC to 480VAC.
  • Experience in mechanical installation per OSHA safety regulations and preventative maintenance standards for mechanical production systems.
  • Capable of reading, troubleshooting from, and complete installation based off of electrical schematics and mechanical prints.
  • Extensive experience with, and proficient in, installation and troubleshooting photo eyes, limit switches, proximity switches, and other sensing devices.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works with and near large machinery and equipment daily. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions including temperatures ranging from 40°F to 105°F.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or craw, and frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee must be able to stand for up to twelve hours per day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

The employee must wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves, etc.)

 

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None

 

AAP/EEO Statement

GSI is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About AGCO

AGCO Corporation (AGCO) manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO sells a range of agricultural equipment, including tractors, combines, self-propelled sprayers, hay tools, forage equipment and implements, and a line of diesel engines. Its products are marketed under a number of brand names, including AGCO, Challenger, Fendt, Gleaner, Hesston, Massey Ferguson, RoGator, Spra-Coupe, Sunflower, Terra-Gator, Valtra and White Planters. AGCO distributes most of its products through a combination of approximately 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries. In addition, the Company provides retail financing in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and Austria through its finance joint ventures with Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank). On September 10, 2007, the Company acquired Industria Agricola Fortaleza Limitada (SFIL). (Source: 10-K)

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