21 days old

(SMT) Automation Technician (Night Shift)

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Flex is the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products that improve the world. Through the collective strength of a global workforce across 30 countries and responsible, sustainable operations, Flex delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to various industries and end markets. Create the extraordinatry: https://flex.com/careers.

  • Industry:Electrical / ElectronicManufacturing

  • Type:Public Company


  • Headquarters:2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:flex.com


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Job Description

The (SMT) Automation Technician (Night Shift) will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. The Automation Technician will provide technical assistance to process, development, and help with engineering and personnel.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what youll do

  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and components and return to serviceability
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance actions on all subsystems and related components
  • Ensure preventative maintenance of robotic and process support equipment are completed on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Understanding of PLCs
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings.
  • Analyzes engineering test results and implements changes to resolve problems.
  • Collaborate with the automation team in the qualification process of automated systems.
  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method.
  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications.
  • Assists engineers in developing and designing hardware and software required for all automation solutions per specifications.
  • Trains other technicians and operators on products, processes, and equipment.
  • Proper use of power tools and measuring equipment
  • Strong awareness of safety

Here is some of what youll need (required)

  • Typically requires an associate degree in related field, technical training or equivalent education and training. Requires 2-4 years of related experience. Successful completion of company provided training may be required.
  • Understanding of PLCs.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings.
  • Experience with proper use of power tools and measuring equipment.
  • Strong awareness of safety.

Here are a few of our preferred experiences

  • Has substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks.
  • Decision making/discretion. May make decisions or recommendations for team. Decisions affect tasks and products.
  • Can perform analyses/work using independent judgement.
  • Supervision/Leadership.

Here are a few examples of what youll get for the great work you provide

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category

OperationsRelocation:Eligible for domestic relocation only

Is Sponsorship Available?


Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

Posted: 2021-07-06 Expires: 2021-08-04
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