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Engineered Plastic Components Inc.

Lebanon, KY

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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, Protool, 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 PLC’s for Process Flows, Welding, Assembly, Staking equipment

· Excellent communications skills

· Proficient in MS Excel, Power Point, Project

· Ability to train others

Bachelors 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. Physical Demands: Check the appropriate box to indicate physical demands for this job. Amount of Time spent:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3 Stand X Walk X Sit X Climb or balance X Stoop, kneel, couch, or crawl X Push, Pull X Reach with hands and arms X Bend, twist, squat X Does this job require the use of:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3 Use of ladders X Stairs, climbing X Work on platforms X Lifting / how much how often:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3 Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X More than 100 pounds X Does this job require the ability to use:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3 Power tools X Manufacturing equipment X Use of personal protective X equipment (PPE) Fine manipulation X Office Equipment: X Typing/Keyboarding/Data Entry X Computer / Calculator X Other Specify X Does this job require reliable attendance and punctuality? Yes No Does this job require shift work? Yes No What is the amount of Travel required for this job? Less than 25% 25%-50% 50%-75% 75%-100%
X Does this job require mobile equipment certification? Yes No

Working Conditions: Check as needed: Specify additional conditions if needed
Very quiet Quiet Moderate noise Loud noise Very Loud Noise
(Forest trail) (library/private office) (business office) (metal manufacturing ) (jack hammer) Noise Levels X
Extreme cold Extreme Heat Moderate Severe hot weather Severe cold weather
(non weather) (non weather) temperature Temperature X
Note: If employee will be working in extreme heat, then must meet the requirements of the Heat Stress Medical Evaluation
Ability to Adjust Close Vision (clear Distance Vision (clear Color Vision Peripheral Vision Depth Perception
Focus (ability to vision at 20 inches vision at 20 feet or (ability to (ability to observe (three-dimensional
adjust the eye to or less) more) identify and an area that can be vision, ability to
bring an object distinguish seen up and down judge distances
into sharp focus) colors) or to the left and and spatial
right while eyes are relationships)
fixed on a given
point) Visual Acuity X X X X X X

Fill out application at the  Lebanon/Marion County Career Center, 516 Workshop Lane, Lebanon, KY 40033 or Call 270-692-6870

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