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[Maintenance Technician] PLC Vision Tech/Engineer, Indiana, PA $25-31.25/hr (time and a half OT) perm/direct hire

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Johnson Service Group has a need for a PLC Vision Tech/Engineer position in Indiana, PA 15701

Direct hire full-time position
Industry: Warehouse and manufacturing logistics and automation
Pay rate: $25 - 31.25/hr and time and a half for overtime hours

Vision Experience:
General knowledge about camera equipment (focus, aperture, exposure time).
Using a caliper to measure distances to reference points is crucial especially if you have to setup or adjust a vision station to a reference station.
Physical setup from Vision systems require a steady hand and precise mechanic adjustments.
Using a variety of different calibration screens to calibrate different aspects of the system to a reference value or a target (white balance, focus, polarization, etc.).
Understanding the core components of many different vision products is important, working with signal controllers like Beckhoff or Siemens, I/O modules and a variety of different types of sensors.
Configure the vision core system station and operation specific.
Keeping the vision systems in excellent and clean condition. Cleaning the components with care, wipe down camera lenses, remove dust, vacuum, remove sticky residue with alcohol pads etc.
Analytic thinking: Example: From one day to the other, 5 vision stations have a different behavior. Try to identify what could cause a symptom that affects multiple station at the same time.
Finding problem patterns is highly recommended, working with computer tools which can assist to analyze patterns. For instance, export data into a csv file and format the output in MS excel in order to identify a visualize a pattern.
Track system issues in form of an open issue list and share it with your team members (supervisor, team leader, developer team etc.).
Backup Software files and update software components to newer versions, keep track of bugs and testing before and after updates.
Peripherals: Some vision systems have other components which are also indirectly or directly related to the vision system, such as industrial printers (Zebra ZE-500). A bad printed label has a negative impact to the vision system. You must take care of those peripherals as well, changing bad rollers, belts, printheads etc.
Switching out a printer with a backup printer and maintain/repair the old printer is required.

Qualifications:
3+ years theoretical and operational experience in the repair, troubleshooting of PLC-based machinery and control systems
PLC & Ladder Logic experience (required)
Structured Text (ST) language (a plus but not required)
Siemens PLC experience (a plus but not required)
Extensive experience in equipment maintenance, modifications, and design (preferred)
Pharmaceutical industry experience (a plus but not required)
Strong problem-solving capabilities
Ability to provide talent that contributes a unique interpretation or analysis of our systems to our customers
Process-oriented mentality
Network equipment interfaces (a plus)
Hands-on, team oriented and committed to improvement processes
Experience in reducing costs through processes and efficiencies
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Authorization to work in the U.S. (w/o sponsorship) required
Weekends and overtime if required by workload
Occasional travel required

Johnson Service Group is an EEO / An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer


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