Website Engineered Plastic Components Inc.

Job Title:  Automation Technician

  Department: Engineering

Location: __Lebanon__                                                                                                                                   Date Released: June 01, 2010

Hourly     Salaried        Exempt:    Yes     No


Engineering Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing all equipment using company standard compliant software.

This position is responsible for:

  • Modifying Process Control and process automation in a continuous process manufacturing plant.
  • Development, programming, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of PLC’s, instrumentation, and control systems.
  • Develop and ensure deployment and support the users’ network and will use systems to perform engineering tasks and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Modify equipment programs ensuring safe and efficient operation.
  • Provides production and operational support as needed and collaborates with other engineering and support functions within the organization.

Will Work With The Following Software:

Allen Bradley: PLC 5, MicroLogix, Allen Bradley Drive Software, Communications Software * ; Siemens: Step 7, Win CC, Protocol, Microwin, Tia Portal, Siemens Drive Software, SEW Drive Software, Lenze Drive Software, ABB Robotics, Fanuc Robotics, Siemens


  • Must have thorough knowledge of PLC Programming (Siemens required) and Computer Applications
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of manufacturing control systems including PLC’s, Robotics and Computer applications, assembly techniques, FMEA
  • Must be capable of working without supervision and with a wide variety of people from the shop floor to senior managers, vendors, suppliers.
  • Minimum 3 years automotive manufacturing experience
  • Experience with PLCs for Process Flows, Welding, Assembly, Staking equipment
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Power Point, Project
  • Ability to train others.





Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four year college; 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or

equivalent combination of education and experience.  Close attention to detail.  Experience working with

computers.  Strong communication skills.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to             successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand.  The employee is             occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or           balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move    up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color    vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters       while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable          individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment – indoors in plastic manufacturing factory.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The       employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of       electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*The above job description is a broadly based description and is not intended to contain all specifics of a particular job.  This description is not a contract for employment.  It does not include all aspects of the position such as potential duties assigned by supervisors with the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the company’s overall benefit.

Send resume to or apply at the Lebanon/Marion County Career Center, 516 Workshop Lane, Lebanon, KY 40033




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