Automation Engineering Technician

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Automation Engineering Technician is responsible for supporting the manufacturing of precision instruments (pipettes and consumables) that meet our quality and performance standards. Sr. Automation Engineering Technician will participate in, design, development, and continuous improvement of in-house automation projects in a high-volume manufacturing environment. The position's key responsibilities include the following:
. Supports NextGen automation strategy by actively participating in the development of the concepts, justification, and prototyping. Plays a lead role in executing on chosen initiatives.
· As assigned supports automation engineering activities for the entire Oakland, California plant
Identifies opportunities for automation solutions - Designs provides concepts & leads design reviews of assigned projects.

· Actively participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives by executing automation projects
Generate cost savings by implementing improving existing or deploying cost-effective new automation into production

· Supports optimizing existing automation to increase efficiency and effectiveness

. As assigned, investigates and addresses quality issues that maybe have been caused by automation equipment and initiates appropriate corrective action.
. As assigned, develops, maintains, and troubleshooting (hardware & software) of robotic equipment in a production environment.

. Motion control optimizations via programming to improve robotic functions. PLC and HMI programming.

· Executes on the installation or equipment assembly & qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) of the new manufacturing equipment

. Provide 2nd level technical support to automation equipment technicians as needed

. Works a flexible schedule as required for executing the projects.

· Performs role with integrity, high sense of accountability, pursuing innovation, and delivering quality, driving continuous improvement & using resources wisely

What You Need to Succeed

. High school diploma. Additional vocational training or AS degree desirable.

. 10+ years industry experience
. Experience with Injection molding, assembly, and packaging in a cleanroom environment
. Advanced 3D CAD skills and proficiency with standard computer applications 
. Aptitude to design complex electro-mechanical systems and components
. At least 5 years of experience with relevant technologies such as sensors, electronics, controls, pneumatics, valves, and mechanisms
. Operate effectively in fast-paced team environment
. Ability to document and communicate technical details effectively
. Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills
. System integration and enclosure design
. Familiarity with manufacturing ERP systems, SAP preferred.

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, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits 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 manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here

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Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC [Delaware]

7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

+1 (800) 472-4646