Automation Technician

Engineering - Automation · Anderson , South Carolina
Department Engineering - Automation
Employment Type Permanent FT
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who are we?

At Mergon, we mould ideas for a sustainable future. We work with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox, and Abbott to design, manufacture, and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment of the future. 


We care deeply about our colleagues, customers, and our community and we have a curiosity that constantly pushes us to innovate and improve. We are competent, capable, and we invest in our people and in our processes to ensure we continue to grow and do our best work every day. 


What's the job? 

We are currently recruiting an Automation Technician for 1st shift (8am-4pm) who will maintain production times running with minimum downtime. Perform changeovers, minor repairs, and preventative maintenance on automation equipment along with troubleshooting automation related issues.  


Role and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure the safety of PLC and robotics equipment
  • Consistently maintain company safety and cleanliness standards in the production environment
  • Develop and install secondary finishing equipment for blow molded components
  • Carry out electrical and/or mechanical repairs and inspections as required to ensure equipment runs reliably in production
  • Perform set-up and change overs of robotic equipment for production needs
  • Programming and maintenance of PLC equipment and programs including Siemens (S5 & S7), Omron, and Allan Bradley
  • Robotics maintenance and programming for ABB robots
  • Assist maintenance personnel with plant maintenance as needed
  • Liaise with outside contractors as necessary
  • Develop and assist in developing new secondary finishing equipment.
  • Carry out repair and preventative maintenance activities for PLCs and robotic applications minimizing production downtime.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Certification or degree in robot programming, automation and/or mechatronics is a plus
  • Must have basic mechanical skills and understanding of how equipment works
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience with robotics is a plus
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Strong communication skills


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  • Location
    Anderson , South Carolina
  • Department
    Engineering - Automation
  • Employment Type
    Permanent FT
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level