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Automation Tech

System One

This is a Contract position in Richton Park, IL posted November 17, 2020.

System One is currently seeking an Automation Tech for an industry-leading client in the Richton Park, IL area.

Summary: This position requires the knowledge of robotics automation, electrical and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation by performing the following duties.


• Work on a variety of machinery, devices, motor controls and electrical circuits as directed.
• Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.
• Able to read and create schematic diagrams and troubleshoot problems with or without the aid of a diagram.
• Trouble-shoots automation equipment problems, repairs in efficient/timely manner to maximized utilization
• Diagnose problems, wire or re-wire machines, replace or repair parts, detect and replace defective control modules, test and make adjustments.
• Assists in the diagnosis of problems and determination of the extent of automation repairs necessary.
• Make, or replace parts utilizing mill or lathe to bring equipment to the desired level of functionality.
• Trains operators to increase knowledge and maximize production
• Ability to move machines with overhead crane or forklift for in house needs.
• Follow all safety rules and maintain a clean work area by regularly addressing spilt/drained fluids, trash, empty pallets, etc., utilizing absorbent pads, broom, shovel and waste receptacle.
• Assist with disassembling over-sized machines for shipping purpose if necessary.
• Performs preventative maintenance on automated equipment including 6 axis robots
• Industrial Electrical repairs as needed in facility
• Accurately record the use of spare parts, to insure proper inventory is maintained
• Starts/Restarts and repairs assembly equipment as necessary
• Other duties may be assigned.

Material Tools & Equipment Used/Repaired: Overhead Crane, mill, lathe, hand tools, multi-meter, hand and lift trucks, forklift, grinders, scales and drying equipment.


• 7+ years of related experience factory machine maintenance including the ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum related problems to factory equipment.

Physical Demands:
• Must have excellent near vision for accessing functionality of equipment
• Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, climb, crawl, get on and off machines, stand for entire shift
• Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds
• Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
• Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds