Automation Technician
Nypro Inc. - Clinton, MA

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Assist in the design, construction, debugging, acceptance, and production startup of automation systems. Work with Program Managers, Project Engineers ,and the Sr. Program Manager of Automation Engineering to develop process parameter and specifications for assembly operations, such as ultrasonic welding, hot stamping, pad printing, and high speed assembly. Work within the department to assist in conducting proof of concept experiments, support design and set up of fixtures needed to facilitate semi-automatic and automatic assembly.

Set up manual, semi-automatic and automatic assembly lines. Assist in operating pre-production runs and validation test scripts.  EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Associate's degree in Engineering and 2 years job experience in plastics, automation, or a similar industry; or 5 years experinece in plastics, automation, or a similar industry. Must be knowledgeable in trouble-shooting, service and operation of moderate to high speed assembly equipment and robotics. Must be able to use trigonometric calculations and solve arithmetic calculations.

Must be able to conduct experiments, observe, and develop a clear understanding of the process as it relates to automation. Should have a workng knowledge of the following: robotics, pneumatics, sensors, welding plastics, hydraulics, pad printing, safety regulations, printing plastics, electrical wiring, packaging, hot stampling, painting plastics, automatic parts feeders, machine shop and PLC programming  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in automation design review meetings, assuring that the ewqupment complies with appropriate industry standards such as OSHA, NEMA, and SPI regulations Assist in developing specifications and budgets for assembly equipment Participate in the automation acceptance phase at the vendor's facility and insure compliance with industry standards and regulations Assist in installation, production startup and validation of automation systems Conduct proof of concept experiments with Project Engineers. Assemble product for customer evaluation. Attend project meetings and product development meetings and participate where appropriate In conjuction with a project, ensure compliance with safety, cGMP, ISO 9002, ISO 14000, clean room, good housekeeping and sound engineering practices or standards Provide metrology assistance on engineering projects Keep current with new automation technologies and introduce new technologies and innovations to Nypro and Nypro's customers   Â