Automation Technician/ Engineer


Manufacturing and Production

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Hanover - York County

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Branch Information

York, PA - (USA) 1550 Kenneth Road PA York , PA - 17408 Phone : 717-764-7841



Job Description

Our client, a successful and growing manufacturing facility in Hanover PA, has a one year contract available for an Automation Technician/ Engineer to design, build, install and maintain complex machinery and machining system projects from conception to final completion. This role may work with robotics-related automated production systems and must be able to follow general machine shop practices while working under minimal supervision. This requires a strong background in hardware, electronics, and circuitry.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

* Design, build, install, and repair a complete automation package (electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical and gage systems) for control of machine or process that will provide desired operation from verbal or written description of how machine or system should operate. Works closely with manufacturing management and engineering to create machinery and machine

* Order all machine components, checks all parts when received to ensure all are on hand in time to complete project by required date

* Knowledge of manufacturing equipment repair methods and technology

* Complex control programming skills

* Ability to plan and complete complex assignments and integrations

* Design all circuits (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, communication) by using a computer-aided drafting equipment

* Recommend operating software or write simple programs for devices used, i.e. relay ladder logic, stepper motor commands, analog scaling, etc.


* Bachelor's degree in Process or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent experience.

* Five years automation technician experience, including moderate to complex repairs on various types of manufacturing equipment & use of CAD software

* Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instructions

* PC, analytical and problem solving skills

* Ability to lift items up to 50lbs without assistance

* Ability to convey electrical, electronic and mechanical logic as well as complex drawings, specifications and formulas

* Comprehensive knowledge, experience, and troubleshooting with machine automation (design and programming)

* Understanding of electrical/electronic schematic diagrams, blueprints, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems

* Experience with PLC's and other automation equipment

* Able to set up I/O structure and various fieldbus networks with no supervision

Apply now for consideration!