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Jabil Automation Technician in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world – it’s our reason for being and the guiding force that’s driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet. Whether we’re serving one of the world’s biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.

Working under general supervision, plans, maps, sequences and performs assembly of complex electrical, mechanical and pneumatic robotic and equipment from verbal and written instructions. Performs layout of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical schematics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs a variety of diagnostic troubleshooting activities on assembly automation equipment.

  • Makes mechanical, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic repairs to assembly automation equipment

  • Performs equipment failure analysis, repairs, and scheduled preventative maintenance on robotic and automated equipment.

  • Sets up manual and semi-automatic assembly lines and assists in operating pre-production runs.

  • Assists in installing new automated equipment and in moving equipment to new locations.

  • Edits existing robot programs.

  • Updates manuals and programs for automated equipment.

  • Keeps accurate reports of all activities performed on each piece of equipment.

  • Provides input to engineering staff on areas for machine improvements.

  • Supports all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.

  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to use advanced trades mathematics together with use of complex drawings, specifications and charts.

  • Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments

  • Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC (programmable logic controllers) and ladder logic.

  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings and schematics.

​PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Lifting required up to 100 lbs.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED and 1 year technical certificate or 2 years experience in machine assembly including mechanical, electrical and pneumatic components

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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