Job Details

Job Title: Automation Technician - Yakima, WA

Posted on January 04, 2018

Employer: Graphic Label

Job Description:
Automation Technician
Graphic Label - Yakima, WA 98902
Job Summary: Must safely and efficiently handle customer issues. This position will install, maintain, and troubleshoot GLI systems at customer locations. Must have a high technical aptitude and be able to work independently and as a team member. Must be able to take direction from coworkers/supervisor. In addition, the ideal person in this position will have a high degree of mechanical/technical aptitude and be able to use various tools to install and repair conveyors, motors, gearboxes, photo eyes, printers, etc.

Duties/Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions):
Equipment and Software Support
Troubleshoot software and hardware remotely and onsite with customer
Responsible for install and repair of photo eyes, scanners, PLC’s, ink jet systems, thermal printers and inline scales
Keep accurate and current records of inspection, maintenance, repair, and service calls
Provide maintenance of all installed machinery; following a PM schedule
Support sales in both software and equipment areas
Have or gain Windows modern communication knowledge, networking connectivity
Communicate well with staff and a customers, making sure information is disseminated thoroughly through efficient use of email and verbal communication
Able to give excellent tech support
Knowledge Skills Abilities for Success:

Must understand safety protocol and practice good safety at all times
Must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP)/Food Safety Rules of customer locations
Communicate well with coworkers and Management
Must be a self-starter and able to maintain motivation with very little supervision; must be able to prioritize tasks as needed
Computer literate with PC programs, Microsoft Office, XP, 7
Adaptable, able to learn new concepts and able to solve problems
Skilled at troubleshooting, fixing problems both equipment hardware and software based.
Must have strong mechanical aptitude
Understands customer service and is willing to go the extra mile to give excellent customer service.
Able to work well under pressure
Understands and can respond with a sense of urgency
Must be able to safely lift up to 50 pounds from ground to at least waist
Able to procure passport for possible travel to Canada and Mexico

Programmable logic controller knowledge a plus
Preferred mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment
Must be able to pass a criminal history background check and urinalysis drug test
Have valid driver’s license, personal insurance and pass company insurance approval. Occasional out of state travel

Able to work hours outside standard business hours of 8-5 M-F, as needed, especially during harvest and peak times. There is an on-call schedule that rotates the responsible employee for answering on call requests.
Willing to schedule vacation time into non-busy season
Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:
Yakima, WA 98902
Required experience:
Automation: 1 year
Required license or certification:
Driver's License

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, Wa
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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