Automation Maintenance Technician


Key information

Means and equipment maintenance
Walton, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
High School diploma, A Level
More than 3 years
English Fluent

Job description

Responsibilities of Position:

  • • Lead support and training of maintenance personal to assure thorough understanding of control systems and requirements, and tools necessary to control and improve automation processes
  • • Assist production and maintenance in process automation
  • • Maintain process software applications
  • • Modify and update software applications
  • • Update and improve the software documentation
  • • Provide technical assistance to operations
  • • Failure mode analysis of control system
  • • Functional analysis of plant
  • • Analyze data and propose preventative and predictive task to improve equipment reliability and operation
  • • Submit idea to support continuous improvement in safety , quality, productivity, and cost
  • • Follow all procedures administered by safety , quality , maintenance management
  • • Perform other related duties as required

Complementary description

Physical/Environmental Scope of Position:

  • • May work in/near electro-magnetic fields created by high temperature induction furnaces
  • • May be subjected to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat and cold, atmospheric conditions, noise, vibration, oils, and other related industrial hazards
  • • May work in confined spaces and wear a respirator
  • • Vocal communication, hearing, and visual acuity are required for safety, direction, and the exchange of ideas in the industrial environment
  • • May be exposed to and handle hazardous wastes
  • • Must demonstrate the physical capacity to meet the demands of the "Heavy" Job Placement Assessment (JPA) as administered by St. Elizabeth Business Health Services

Job requirements

Required Attributes and Skills:

  • • Strong automation technical abilities and comprehension skills related to chemical, mechanical and electrical
  • • Ability to train maintenance and operations personnel
  • • Ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practice.
  • • Technical expertise in PLC , CNC , Robotic and microprocessor control systems
  • • Hands on approach to problem solving and troubleshooting
  • • An ambitious self-starter with strong decision making skills
  • • Good organizational skills-the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • • The ability to interact and communicate with all levels of education and experience , develop and maintain effective working relationship and function in a team oriented problem –solving environment

Experience/Education/Certification Required:

  • • Minimum of 3 years work experience in programming, maintaining, troubleshooting, and training of others in control systems required
  • • Expertise in ABB, PLC, ( Siemens Step 7 , Allen Bradley ,OPT022, Omron, Modicon). VFD's, Fanuc , Mazatrol , Okuma –machine controls

Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company works with 30 civil and military aircraft manufacturers and supports 27,800 aircraft that make 73,000 landings a day.

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