Job Openings Automation Tech

About the job Automation Tech

Gentis Solutions is seeking an Automation Tech to maintain plant operations, equipment, and systems. This is a full-time, direct-hire position with our client, a specialist in manufacturing Thermal Transfer ribbons and related services for variable information printing specialists. If you prioritize quality, performance, teamwork, and employee well-being, apply below.


  • Electrical and mechanical background, experienced in the maintenance of industrial equipment and IT experience in Siemens PLC, Parker drives, Fanuc robotics, AutoCAD, and industrial networking
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide all units of measure; calculate formulas; draw and interpret graphs
  • Ability to read technical journals and reports, workplace rules and procedures; prepare business letters, summaries, and reports, using a prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style; speak with poise and confidence, using correct English
  • Technology degree in Electrical Engineering
  • The ability to take personal responsibility and action toward learning and implementing new ideas, methods and technologies
    • Research job-related topics to improve understanding, expertise and personal performance; continually updates business skills; activity seeks suitable opportunities to implement newly acquired skills and knowledge; provides expertise, knowledge and information to others as required
  • The ability to readily modify, respond to and integrate change with minimal personal resistance
    • Adapts effectively to changing plans and priorities; demonstrates the capacity to handle multiple tasks at one time; deals comfortably with ambiguity; adjusts preset plans as necessary with minimal resistance
  • The ability to interact with others in a positive manner
    • Initiates and develops business relationships in positive ways; successfully works with a wide range of people at varying levels of organizations

Typical Duties

  • General Equipment Maintenance
    • Identifies or addresses malfunctions of plant operational equipment
    • Monitors plant equipment operation and performance, adjusting to performance specifications, as necessary, and performing routine preventative maintenance
    • Communicates status of operating equipment to supervisors or personnel
    • Maintain logs, reports, work requests, or other records of work performed in plant
    • Maintains the building, phone system, and network/computer cabling
    • Provides 24-hour on-call assistance for USA, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and Columbia operations
  • Capital Equipment Projects
    • Installation of new equipment and systems
    • Creates work instructions for production processes of new equipment
    • Training of appropriate personnel on new equipment and systems
    • Create, develop and validates machines in the manufacturing process in collaboration with the Industrial Design Office AICP and industrial computing
    • Negotiates with outside vendors to purchase parts and machinery needed for equipment maintenance, and sends projects out for quotes, orders supplies and purchases equipment
    • Design and build new equipment, working closely with engineering team
  • Internal Product and Process Improvements
    • Generates ideas for improvement projects, creates drawings in AutoCAD, budgets, prioritizes low-cost projects and submits large projects for approval
    • To continuously improve the productivity, quality, waste reduction by acting directly at the heart of production equipment (mechanical and modification of programs)
    • To continuously improve the safety and working conditions of the site