Automation Technician - 2nd Shift (818981)

Roseville, MN

Our client, a medical device manufacturer in the heart of the Twin Cities, is seeking an Automation Technician to join their second shift team. This position will work Monday through Thursday (4 days a week/10 hours per day) and will be responsible for the maintenance, support, development and implementation of automated works cells. The goal of this DIRECT HIRE position is to minimize machine down-time and optimize productivity with an ISO Class 7 certified cleanroom. The ideal candidate will have experience focusing on continuous improvement for current systems and methods to identify new technologies or automated processes.  

This is a direct hire position. Since this role is fully on site, only candidates local to the Twin Cities, MN area will be considered.

  • Respond promptly and efficiently to production downtime situations to maximize machine “up-time”
  • Drive continuous improvement to enhance work cell productivity through use of identifying and developing new methods, subsystems, or new automation processes
  • Pick and place devices, fiber optic sensors, and vibratory systems (tracks and bowls) with programming PLC knowledge
  • Troubleshoot equipment to repair or replace defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, servomotors, or valves
  • Understand and execute the Preventative Maintenance system
  • Understand and utilize instructions, drawings, schematics, blueprints, specifications, and instruction manuals regarding use and maintaining proper function of manufacturing systems, equipment, and subcomponents
  • Design and fabricate small fixtures for equipment
  • Support process validation plans designed by engineers (IQ, PQ, OQ)
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on machines and tools as needed or required
  • Adhere to all safety regulations
  • Demonstrate support of company core values
  • Other duties as assigned to meet business needs


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Some college education in manufacturing systems/technology or related; Associates degree or higher strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in applicable maintenance or automation position
  • Strong Electrical Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge
  • Demonstrated use of PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) and I/Os (Allen Bradley is a plus)
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Prompt responder with a sense of urgency and high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts
  • Familiarity with solid modeling CAD software (Pro-E or CREO preferred)
  • Experience running a lathe and mill
  • Cognix vision systems
  • Ability to work fully on site for FOUR 10-hours shifts


Post Date: 07.02.2024

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications

Shift: 2nd

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