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Automated Engineering Technician

CooperVision, Inc
Rochester, NY 14614
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Job Summary

Focus on improving site automated process flows, supporting site engineering with large scale initiatives, and conducting smaller scale, individual based improvements. Continues to perform, return to standard activities, including, the repair & preventive maintenance of specialized manufacturing processes, while seeking opportunities to develop others within the maintenance department.

  • Continuous Improvement Initiatives / Activities

    • Understands site Key Business Metrics to drive focused improvements. Applies statistical problem solving tools to implement robust solutions that are verified and validated.

    • Define, Plan, & Execute individual based improvement initiatives within the site and within SOP guidelines. Adherence to verification/validation (IQ, OQ, PQ) protocols is required.

    • Design & dimension components for automation machine systems, in CAD, including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical details.

    • Continuously works with external vendors, site Engineers & other CooperVision sites to improve Scottsville manufacturing process.

    • Fabricate specialized tooling utilizing various machine shop functions, supporting manufacturing needs.

    • Effectively able to understand automated process flows and facilitates improvements to automated logic control systems.

  • Troubleshoot, Repair, and Maintenance for all production equipment.

  • Diagnose and resolve Electrical, Mechanical, & Process issues on various complex manufacturing cells.

  • Functional knowledge of various Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) equipment.

  • Interpret and apply written specifications, schematic drawings, parts lists, prints and sketches, to installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment.

  • Effectively communicate, both verbal and written, technical system problems with management and other support groups.

  • Minimize lost time incidents by engaging support groups, both internal & external.

  • Perform preventative maintenance for all production equipment.
    • Inspect, repair, and maintain site equipment in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

    • Document completion of preventative maintenance tasks in accordance of SOP procedures.

    • Develops preventive maintenance procedures, for site manufacturing equipment.

  • Maintain documentation according to internal and external regulations.
    • Support periodic review and approval of Preventive Maintenance, and other SOP procedures / Work Instructions.

    • Record activities for all equipment interactions, Preventive Maintenance, breakdowns, other, into Blue Mountain.

    • Provide updates for electrical and mechanical drawings as needed to sustain accurate prints, supporting various automated equipment cells.

  • Provide next level of support for other individuals within the Scottsville manufacturing site.
    • Provide coaching & training within the maintenance and engineering team.

    • Provides coaching to operators on automation process function and associated best practices.

    • As business needs dictate, works extended hours, including phone support, for complex issues, to meet daily Business Unit goals.

    • Support Engineering on improvements and initiatives facilitating the achievement of site goals.

    • Provides leadership support, for facility related issues, during normal working hours, to sustain, or return flow to key manufacturing processes. (ex. Power Outage, Water leaks, Weather, other)

  • Perform other duties as directed by department manager.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers), experience required, Allen Bradley preferred.

  • Industrial Robots & CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) experience preferred.

  • Functional knowledge of Vision Systems & Laser Marking Systems

  • MS Office, hand and power tools, machine shop machines, building equipment.

  • Exhibits excellent communication skills verbal, written, and comprehension of the English language.

  • Adheres to Standard Operating Procedures and Regulatory requirements.

Work Environment

  • Work near moving mechanical parts

  • Exposure to chemicals or solvents

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, Walking - 50-75%

  • Sitting, Climbing, Bending, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Twisting, Reading overhead - <25%

  • Finger/wrist dexterity, Hand/eye coordination, Grasping/pinching - >75%

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. - <25%


  • 7 - 10 years maintenance experience in PLC (controls), electrical, mechanical and/or related fields.


  • Associate degree or equivalent two year technical school required.

  • Completion of an apprenticeship program, military program or trade school with 7 years of experience.

Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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