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Automation Technician
at Dover Corporation
South Chesterfield, VA

Automation Technician
at Dover Corporation
South Chesterfield, VA

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Dover Food Retail is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of DRFE.

Dover Food Retail is part of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services under brands such as Hillphoenix and Anthony.

Overview:

This position enhances productivity by improving machine efficiency through technology improvements, troubleshooting and supporting Continuous Improvement. Primarily interfaces with Maintenance, Continuous Improvement and Operations to lead and support Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Observes functioning of installed equipment to detect hazards, problems, and the need for service, repair and/or replacement of electrical, electronic and mechanical components.
  • Reads and understands electronic and electrical schematics; draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electrical units.
  • Maintains backups of programs from all electronic devices.
  • Support Wireless networks for machine control
  • Trouble-shoot / repair both hardware and software for variable frequency drives, controllers, Programmable Logic Controllers, etc.
  • Analyzes and interprets programs from drives and controllers, PLC’s to improve performance and assist troubleshooting.
  • Identify and implement downtime, quality, or efficiency improvement projects in automated systems
  • Support startup or add new product/process in automated systems
  • Work cross-functionally to improve overall automated system OEE
  • Keeps work area clean, orderly, and free of hazards.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Electronics Technology AND minimum two (2) years’ experience within electrical or electronics field OR minimum five (5) years of experience within electrical or electronics field.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC’s; ability to use AB software to perform root cause analysis, troubleshoot, writing or re-writing code (Ladder Logic, Function Block, Statement List, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of Fanuc robotics; ability to use Fanuc software to perform root cause analysis, troubleshoot, writing or re-writing code (Motion Pro, Teach Pendant, IR Vision, etc.)

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Completion of a trade apprenticeship (journeyman electrical, etc).
  • Able to work other shifts and overtime to complete work as needed; willing to be on call to support production needs.
  • AutoCAD and Solidworks experience
  • Basic proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to prepare technical reports for documenting issues/changes to equipment.
  • Able to manage projects for implementing changes and improvements.
  • Responsible for their own work, and must exercise care and compliance of all established safety procedures.
  • Adhere to company safety policies (LOTO, Arc Flash, Confined Space, Fall protection, etc).
  • Willing to work occasionally in conditions that may include dirt, fumes, lubricants, etc.
  • Able to handle physical heavy lifting of materials/tools up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Able to work on aerial lift platforms up to 50 feet on a limited basis, 30 feet on average.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Virginia : South Chesterfield

Sub Division : Hillphoenix Case

Job Requisition ID : 32274

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