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  • Set up and perform changeovers on post-molding equipment.
  • Develop / Update, Publish, and Follow: Changeover Procedures, Check Sheets, & Diagnostic Guides, & A3 activities to obtain repeatable equipment performance. Work with peers to develop consistent procedures across all three shifts.
  • Troubleshoot complex automation systems using sound methodical reasoning and root cause analysis. Must be able to clearly communicate results of these analyses both verbally and in writing.
  • Provide front line maintenance response for equipment R/M conditions & support engineering on other site issues.
  • Able to safely & accurately troubleshoot a variety of power and control circuits from 480VAC to 24VDC. Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Able to safely perform basic electrical repairs and component replacements (“plug and play” components such as sensors, relays, solenoid valves, etc.).
  • Provide & test potential solutions for resolving: customer complaints, scrap reduction, & other productivity improvements.
  • Monitor scrap, machine efficiency & machine utilization to track productivity improvements.
  • Support and participate in efforts to drive continuous improvement process (CIP) and work toward achieving department goals. Uses Practical Process Improvement (PPI) methodology and Lean techniques for improvements. processes.
  • Maintain monitored records / Set-up Sheets, Gemba Boards, Interference Logs, SAP Work Order Corrective Action & other Equipment Performance Data.
  • Clearly communicate, verbally and in writing, accurate technical information to employees at all levels. (Ex. Work Orders, Production Reporting Boards, Gemba Boards/Meetings, other…)
  • Follows standard work & GMP / FDA procedures.
  • Participates actively in 5S, TPM, PPI, & other Lean activities.
  • Provides leadership & next level of support to the Automation Associate.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED & Technical Certificate Required; Technical AS Degree Preferred.
  • 1-3 years’ experience troubleshooting automated equipment and systems (Mechanical, Electrical and Pneumatic)
  • Trained in the NFPA 70E – Electrical Safety.
  • Computer experience with SAP / Excel / Word / Outlook
  • ISO / GMP experience.
  • Experience working in fast paced, self-directed, environment and ability to lift 50 Lbs.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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