Automation Technician, Weekend Night Shift

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

RAININ is currently hiring an Automation Technician to join our manufacturing operations in Oakland, California to take care of equipment set-up, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of automation equipment. In this role, your responsibilities would include: 
  • Changing over equipment between the different configurations. 
  • Monitoring performance of automation equipment and identify equipment that is under performing and requires attention. 
  • Troubleshooting; making adjustments and repairs to equipment. 
  • Performing ongoing scheduled preventative maintenance.
  • Keeping accurate maintenance and part inventory records. 
  • Ensuring that the automation laboratory and storage areas are clean and orderly.

What You Need to Succeed

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Operate effectively in a fast paced team environment 
  • 3 or more years of experience with automation equipment – designing, developing and sustaining complex electro-mechanical systems and components 
  • Ability to document and communicate technical details effectively 
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills 
  • 3D CAD skills and proficiency with standard computer applications 
  • Preferably, injection molding, assembly, and packaging in a clean room environment 
  • Preferably, experience with relevant technologies such as sensors, electronics, controls, pneumatics, valves, and mechanisms. 
  • Preferably, programming experience (PLCs, Visual Basic) 
  • Preferably, lean manufacturing knowledge Preferably, database maintenance (File Maker)

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.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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

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Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC [Delaware]

7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

+1 (800) 472-4646