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Machine and Maintenance Engineering Technician

Machine and Maintenance Engineering Technician
by Daniel Nenni on 08-02-2020 at 5:11 pm

Website Samtec

Samtec is looking for Machine and Maintenance Engineering Technician for our Wilsonville, OR location. This position will start on days M-F but will move to support weekend days in the future. Your schedule must be flexible. The Maintenance & Machine Engineering Technician will be responsible for service, repair and maintenance of cable manufacturing equipment and tooling.  Responsibilities also include machine assembly and integration testing and troubleshooting.  The Technician role supports Operations and Engineering teams to sustain existing manufacturing equipment and systems and develop new equipment.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Machine repair and maintenance
Troubleshooting of automated machinery both electrically and mechanically.
Assist in startup, assembly, and debug of mechanical and controls systems on newly built automated machines
Following equipment setup and adjustment procedures
Manage basic machine upgrades, potentially including some machine field wiring and mechanical subassembly
Wiring and installing automated machine hardware
Manage multiple concurrent tasks and work independently.
Basic machining for part modification and fabrication.
*The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities.*

Required Experience:

5+ Years of Experience in a Mechanical or Electrical Technician or Maintenance Technician role
Excellent observational skills. Able to recognize small discrepancies in the function of equipment. Able to use deductive reasoning to figure out the cause of a discrepancy.
Strong attention to detail with excellent organization and prioritization and follow-up skills. Able to maintain accurate records for maintenance and equipment logs and other engineering documentation as required.
Use of various mechanics tools including power tools for drilling, tapping, grinding, cutting etc.
Use of basic electrical instruments including various meters and Oscilloscope
Operational knowledge of control relays, pneumatic solenoids, PLC’s, servo motors, stepper motors, operator interfaces, etc.
Understanding of electrical schematics
Understanding of engineering drawings
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
Knowledge of PLC operation.
Ability to read “Basic” and IEC 61131-3 programming language.
Strong multi-tasking skills. Completes several concurrent tasks in an efficient and accurate manner.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to read and write in English.
Experience working in fast pace, dynamic environment, with limited supervision.
Possess leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to be led in a manner that is consistent with a collaborative and highly productive, fast paced work environment.
Must rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals in a variety of tasks.
Ability to be part of team and communicate effectively with all levels within the organization.
Lifting Requirements:
Light Work – must be able to lift up to 20 pounds regularly from floor to waist.
Must be willing to work with and around chemicals, machines and high-temperature process tooling and equipment. Must also be willing to follow all safety regulations and wear required protective gear (PPE).
Preferred Education:

High school diploma required.
AAS degree in technical discipline (Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, etc.) OR equivalent on-the-job training and experience.
Training Required:

On the job training as appropriate