Automation Technician

POSTED ON 1/12/2023 AVAILABLE BEFORE 7/18/2023
Wabash Hired Organization Address Harrison, AR Full Time
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Position Description:

This position provides automation technical support for manufacturing and maintenance to meet existing and expanded quality and business objectives.

Position Responsibilities:

· Design, build, integrate and maintain control panels.

· Provide programming for new and existing automated equipment.

· Assist maintenance / manufacturing in hands-on troubleshooting equipment.

· Develop and maintain all control panel electrical schematics using CAD software.

· Provide technical support to manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance.

· Assist with external equipment designers and component suppliers to determine automation control requirements.

· Execute tactical items

· Support OPM, capture OPM findings, and inspection findings.

· Follow up with operators to ensure new procedures are understood and followed.

· Track metrics, resolve gaps in yield, uptime, and speed attainment.

· Coordinate planned and unplanned outages (PMs, punch lists, time estimates, changeovers).

· Ensure known potential hazards are communicated and the emergency action plan is understood and followed.


  • Associates Degree in Automation preferred.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Auto CAD, Hydraulics, pneumatic controls, PLC, electrical and automation control.
  • Installing and programming AC drives.


· Associates degree in Automation or equivalent

· Excellent technical aptitude and skills, computer literacy, experience with control hardware, programmable controllers and material handing systems.

· Ability to read, analyze and apply complex technical data

· Ability to effectively interact and communicate with internal and external customers.

· Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and consistently meet deadlines and schedules.

· Ability to continually upgrade technical skills and remain current with industry trends

· Willingness to work varied schedules to meet business needs.


· Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

· Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

· Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

· Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

· Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

· Ability to navigate stairs and high ladders.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $25.50 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Required)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Required)
  • Programmable logic controllers: 1 year (Required)
  • Hydraulics: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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