Maintenance Automation Technician (Ext)

Septodont - Cambridge, ON (6 months ago)

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General information
Reference
2019-217
Position description
Job title

Maintenance Automation Technician (Ext)

Job Summary

SEPTODONT

Septodont is a leading manufacturer of dental pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The French-based company employs over 1,800 people. We have seven manufacturing plants in France, India, North and South America, and an international distribution network that is dedicated to serving the needs of dental professionals in more than 150 countries. Innovation is also apart of Septodont’s identity with 4 R&D centers in France and Canada.

We have one opening for a Maintenance Automation Technician position based out of our Cambridge, Ontario location:

The Maintenance Automation Technician is accountable to the Maintenance Manager for all activities related to troubleshooting and repair of production machinery and systems as well as completion of necessary preventative maintenance; and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Production Manager

Responsibilities

Responds promptly and acts independently and autonomously to troubleshoot issues related to mechanical, computerized, controls and electronic systems having complex automation and inter-related circuits (i.e. PLCs, controllers, drives, electronic circuits, industrial PC’s) in order to determine best course of action to address breakdowns and repairs.
Performs routine diagnostic checks on automated systems, monitor automated systems, mechanical systems, including pneumatics and hydraulics. Isolate problems and perform repairs
Uses various test instruments and PLC programs to diagnose problems.
Applies the knowledge and understanding of industrial electronic devices and systems, digital and analog circuits during the troubleshooting process.
Make use of hand and machine tools in the troubleshooting/repair processes
Assures that all electrical and automation work is completed according to respective codes.
Inspects and tests operation of machinery and systems to diagnose faults using testing devices.
Repairs and adjusts system components or remove and replace defective parts.
Assists with on-the-job training for new employees to explain policies, work procedures, and to demonstrate use and maintenance of equipment.
Works closely in a collaborative manner with all Maintenance staff
Performs preventive maintenance according to the SOPs and reports all deficiencies or unsafe working conditions found to Maintenance Manager.
Participates on continuous improvement projects as required.
Executes related assignments.
Observes and supports all safety guidelines and regulations.
Demonstrates and follows the Company’s mission, vision and values, policies, and current standard business practices.
Follows GMP and regulatory requirements and ensures quality standards are met.
Knowledge of GMP and other related regulations.
Experience coaching and mentoring junior Maintenance staff.
Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education

Technology Diploma in Electrical, Mechatronics, System Design or
Electro-Mechanical Technician / Technologist Degree complimented by formal Automation Training or
Technology Diploma in Electrical, Controls and Automation

Experience

Minimum of 5 years of Maintenance experience of mechanical, computerized, controls and electronic systems having complex automation, preferably in GMP governed industries
Proficiency in reading and interpreting architectural, mechanical, piping, pneumatic drawings, instrumentation drawings (PID), PLC ladder logics
Proficiency in reading and interpreting and understanding of electrical diagrams / schematics.
Maintain annual Gowning Certification.
Proficiency in MS Office and knowledge of maintenance related programs.
Ability to travel internationally occasionally to other Septodont /NPI sites or suppliers.
Strong communication skills, with the ability to work within cross-functional teams.
Ability to work under pressure under tight timeframes.
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
Proven analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
Effective organizational, time management and detail-orientation skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision, taking initiative and prioritizing work.

Key Competencies

Excellent knowledge and understanding of mechanical systems, including pneumatics and hydraulics.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of instrumentation and field control devices.
Working knowledge in Allen Bradley PLC, Siemens and Honeywell platforms.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of industrial computerized systems.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of industrial electronic devices and systems, digital and analog circuits.
Ability to use hand and machine tools

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, we are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process.

Contract type

EN - PERMANENT

We offer

  • Excellent compensation/benefits package.
  • Bonus and reward programs
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Programs supporting work life balance
  • Employee recognition program
  • Professional and personal development programs
  • Social events and spirit days
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, we are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process.

Candidate criteria
Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years

Languages

English (2- Business fluent)

Position localisation
Job location

North America, Canada, Cambridge