Automation Technician I-V

Location : 10501 NW Transcon Dr, Kansas City, MO 64153

 

Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   

 

What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.

 

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$25 -$38 /hr.

Position Summary:

Provides production support by performing setup, troubleshooting and adjustments to automated welding cells within a production facility, as well as implementing best practices and proactively assess welding/robotic applications.  Also mentors Auto Technician trainees and Weld Technicians. 

    Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Two-year technical degree or equivalent experience.
    • PLC system experience and basic programming skills.
    • Must be able to obtain hi-lo and aerial platform licenses. 
    • Ability to obtain arc flash training certificate. 
    • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

     

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    Benefits We Offer:

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.