Automation Technician - Plant 3 in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/14/2019

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Job Description

This opening is with Arconic – Whitehall Operations, a division of Arconic Engines – a world leader in the investment casting of superalloys, performance coatings, and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets.
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This Automation Technician position will be on an off-shift and will be located in our Plant 3, Whitehall Casting Operation. 
Primary responsibilities include:
•         Providing manufacturing support of robotic finishing and robotic wax manufacturing equipment.
•         Key emphasis on maintaining and improving reliability and productivity of robotic equipment.
•         Programming and documenting code for manufacturing robots. 
•         Act in leadership role as SPA for robotic equipment and process operations. 
•         Complies with all EHS rules required for the work environment.


Basic Requirements: 
•         High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
•         Minimum of one year working in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
•         Successfully meet the standardized PreVisor testing requirements. If applicant possesses a minimum of an associate degree, testing is not required.
•         Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
•         This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
Preferred Qualifications: 
•         Associate Degree in a technical discipline.
•         Hands-on relevant experience evaluating automated equipment and processes and solving automated equipment issues.
•         Robotic programming skills to refine movement using various controllers.
•         Good oral and written communication skills.
•         Must be PC literate in Microsoft Word and Excel.
•         Good mechanical and/or electrical aptitude.
•         Experience using industrial controllers.
•         Ability to read mechanical prints and electrical prints.
•         Good methodical aptitude for troubleshooting equipment and related issues.
•         Must be organized with the discipline to solve problems with permanent solutions.