• Direct Placement
  • Wisconsin



Position Type: Direct Placement

Title: Automation & Controls Technician

Location:  Wisconsin

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable




Position Summary:




The Test Technician is responsible for testing and validating equipment for company and customers specifications prior to release.

  • Conduct testing on equipment prior to release to customer.
  • Complete accurate electronic and written documentation as required by department.
  • Provide timely communication to Test Lead on any issues, concerns, or updates with project.
  • Answer technical questions regarding equipment.
  • Communicate any project issues or concerns to Test Lead.
  • Communicate pertinent information with other departments to keep project moving forward.
  • Work with Test Lead to establish standard testing processes and procedures for the validation of our equipment.
  • Wire machinery as per the electrical schematics.
  • Estimate the duration of task, given a defined scope of work.
  • Oversee test area is clean and 5-s processes are followed.
  • Interpret and manipulate electrical schematics and PLC logic to achieve machine functionality.
  • Function as a training resource regarding the testing and validation of our equipment.
  • Represent Company professionally and positively with external and internal customers.
  • Travel may be required to perform service work.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.



Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Key Characteristics:.




  • Strong PLC commissioning and troubleshooting skills.
  • Exceptional mechanical and electrical assembly and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand engineering specifications.
  • Proven professional written and personal communication skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work well on a team or independently.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel).
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and be dedicated to improving existing processes.



Required Experience, Education and Training:



  • AS or BS in Automation or Engineering Technology, or similar equivalent experience.
  • Prior experience performing similar duties required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


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