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Automation Specialist

Company: Marquis XT, LLC | Location: Hennepin, Illinois

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Duties and Responsibilities

Implement automation technology throughout our production system.

Convert late model equipment and dated processes to more modern approaches.

Help in developing facility systems that increase throughput, efficiency, and reliability.

Train others how to implement automation systems.

Create, build and implement machines that help reduce dedicated labor needs.

Assist with new and used equipment purchases.

Coordinate data management and analysis with various departments, including Production, Operations and Maintenance Managers.

Identifies root-cause analysis and other problem-solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements.

Communicates with various departments, including Production and Maintenance to resolve quality issues on the line.


At least 5 years manufacturing field experience.

Experience with PLC programming.

Experience with CNC machines preferred.

Experience and expertise in welding stainless, aluminum and/or carbon steel preferred.

At least 1 year in a lead position is preferred.

At least 1 year experience with robotics is preferred.

Background in small packing manufacturing preferred.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk or hear, to sit and use hands or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to moderately loud