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Engineering Technician (2nd Shift)

Company Name:
IDEXX
## Description
Scope: This 2nd shift position (2:30 pm - 11:00 pm) will troubleshoot and maintain modern automated manufacturing systems. Experience with electro- mechanical, pneumatic, robotic, industrial vision inspection and a variety of control systems desired.
This position will train on 1st shift for up to 3 months.
JOB SUMMARY: Trouble shoot, and repair Factory Automation and OEM packaging equipment. Industrial Controls skills/experience with PLC's GE and Allen Bradley Distributed IO including Profi bus, Industrial motion control, servo, stepper, AC/DC motors, and electro mechanical skills including pneumatics required. Troubleshoot Mechanical systems including Robotics, pick and place, cam driven equipment including the ability to disassemble, repair and assemble. Ability to Operate milling machine, Lathe and or Weld is desired but not required.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs variety of technical engineering support activities to assist with designing, producing and troubleshooting Company products and processes.
Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance and recommend changes as needed to existing procedures.
Monitors production status first hand and using data collection systems. Advise on when to interrupt production.
Help identify and maintain spare parts.
Disassemble, diagnose and repair complex mechanical assemblies.
## Qualifications
EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associates Degree in a technical or relevant discipline preferred.
EXPERIENCE :
Works independently, with minimal direction on more complex tasks.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment and work well with all levels within the organization to identify and solve problems.
Ability to use schematic drawings for fabrication, analysis and problem solving, if applicable.
Ability to read, interpret and carry-out technical instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Technical aptitude.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Good computer skills; Microsoft Office and SAP experience preferred.
Strong math skills and ability to work with units of measure, whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent; and draw and interpret bar graphs.
Assigned work of greater complexity.
Works independently, with minimal direction on more complex tasks.
May lead work of others.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Extensive sitting, standing and computer use.
Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers.
Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.
May be required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds.
Some travel required.
Work with exposed moving electro-mechanical parts.
Work with exposed electrical power requiring proper protective equipment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Office, engineering lab and industrial environments requiring safety, electrostatic discharge (ESD), clean room and other equipment. Additional work with electrical solder and fluxes, exposure to supplier assembly processes using chemicals, with machinery noise.
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for livestock and poultry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 5,900 people and offers products to customers in over 100 countries.
IDEXX attracts, rewards and inspires exceptionally talented and motivated people who are eager to participate in two of the most important technological revolutions of our time--biotechnology and information technology.
We offer outstanding opportunities for personal growth and success, and support excellence, world-class standards, and continuous improvement.
At IDEXX , we reward leadership initiative and excellence. Benefits include:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
401(k) Plan
Vacation Time
Sick Days
Paid Holidays
Life Insurance/AD&D;
Dependent Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)
Employee Referral Award Program
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Personal Growth Leave
Bonus Plan
If you are looking for a challenging work environment that unleashes creativity and energy, is refreshingly honest and comfortably casual, and offers opportunities for unmatched personal growth, we want to hear from you!
About the area: Portland, Maine recently ranked number 6 on Forbes magazine's list of America's Best Cities for Young Professionals, was ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the best places to raise kids, was listed by as one of America's Best Hipster Neighborhoods, was named the Foodiest city in the US by Bonapppetit magazine, was ranked by as having one of the healthiest and most affordable housing markets, and has recently been nominated for "Best Town Ever" by Outside Magazine. The magazine chooses its top 10 places to live based on a balance of great culture, breathtaking scenery, reasonable home prices, low-stress living, and, of course, easy access to the outdoors.
No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.
EOE/M/F/D/V
Job: Operations Manufacturing
Primary Location: Americas-United States-Maine-Westbrook ME
Organization: Electro Mechanical Techs - 30000031
Schedule: Full-time
Overtime Status: Non-exempt
Job Posting: May 1, 2014, 1:42:52 PM
Req ID: 1012 5

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