Automation Technician

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

RAININ is hiring for an Automated Equipment Maintenance Technician

Hours for day shift are 6:45 am to 3:15 pm M- F

Job Summary:
  • Troubleshoots and services injection-molding machines to maintain the production of pipette tips and other products at the highest efficiency and quality levels. 
  • Also to perform equipment set-up, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting of both Molding and automated equipment. 
  • Reports to the Manager or Supervisor- Technical Operation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
  • Install molds into the injection molding machine.
  • Changeover equipment between the different Automation configurations.
  • Start and maintains existing mold processes.
  • Troubleshoot; make adjustments and repairs in order to optimize the performance of equipment including molding and automation.
  • Recommend process improvement on both molding and automation.
  • Improves Automation and Molding equipment by documenting changes and maintain a daily record of process parameters.
  • Monitors equipment status and performance metrics relying on electronic data collection and close communication with equipment operators.
  • Consistently maintain a positive attitude, volunteer for additional assignments, and assist other team members as needed.
  • Review of daily production schedule and preparation of all necessary supplies to minimize downtime at the changeover.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and performing visual inspections, routine maintenance, modifications, and retrofits on electro-mechanical production equipment.
  • Ensure that 5S housekeeping and work area are clean and orderly for a safe environment.
  • Keep accurate maintenance and parts inventory records in a database to ensure efficiency.
  • Able to communicate closely with Leads or Supervisor.
  • Work closely with all departments to improve process improvement.
  • Able to use a respectful manner toward all team members.
  • Be able to work with or without supervision to ensure machines, equipment, and priorities are getting completed.
  • Availability to work different shifts including Weekdays and Weekends as required.

What You Need to Succeed

  • 4+ years of automated production equipment maintenance/preventative maintenance and servicing experience required.
  • Basic understanding and troubleshooting experience of Electrical, Mechanical, Vacuum, and Pneumatic system.
  • Proficient with total breakdown and build-up (change-over) of complete production lines.
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical schematics.
  • Experience with low and high voltage troubleshooting and testing of electrical systems.
  • Basic understanding and servicing experience of multiple types of PLC sensors.
  • Expertise in coordinating with engineers to fabricate, modify, and weld equipment when needed.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Computer Skills: Windows, MS Word, and MS Excel skills required.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire.
  • Tuition reimbursement, educational matching gift program, parental leave benefits as well as perks and discounts.
  • All the benefits you would expect from a global leader such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits.
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing.
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation.
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards.
  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment.

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We design, manufacture and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. Working with us means food products are free of contaminants and substances are measured to the highest accuracy requirements for use across the largest manufacturing and pharmaceutical firms.

Mettler Toledo Rainin manufactures pipettes, one of the most basic tools used in every type of chemistry laboratory and many kinds of biological laboratories. Rainin's pipettes consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.









Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC [Delaware]

7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

+1 (800) 472-4646