Automation Tech II
North Smithfield, RI US
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Job Title
Automation Tech II
Job Type
High School
North Smithfield, RI 2876 US (Primary)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Manufacturing and Production
Date Needed By
Shift Type
Second Shift
Job Description

This position works as a team member to support automation installation, setup, repair, and maintenance in a fast paced injection molding environment. Automation Technician II is expected to understand the operation, repair and maintenance of robotics, secondary automated operations and any support equipment assigned.


Install new or existing automation equipment to a cell or standalone operation.

Setup and change over automation in cells or standalone.

Repair and troubleshooting -advanced knowledge of electrical and electronics for component level diagnostics of machine trouble areas. Complete understanding of multi-meter, electrical testing devices and thermal testing equipment. Ability to understand inputs, outputs, and PLC logic both sourcing and syncing. Basic understanding of vision systems.

Job Requirements
  • Strong Mechanical , Electronic and Electrical Skills

  • Troubleshooting to root cause - mechanical, electrical and electronic

  • Utilize power and shop tools along witha variety of equipment including but not limited to: hand-held, vertical and band saws, milling machines, lathes and assorted grinders. Have the ability to work with shears and breaks.

  • Fabrication competency with Lexan

  • Machining Skillsa plus

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Second Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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