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Automation Technician

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company’s success.

Your tasks

  • Operate and maintain new technology equipment, including but not limited to multiple handling robots, an ultrasonic welder, a laser etcher and test equipment.
  • Lead a team of multiple operators.
  • Ensure OEE, output, goals, and machine capabilities are met on a daily basis.
  • Monitor and control production key performance indicators, quality, delivery, housekeeping, absence, etc. in accordance with company requirements.
  • Liaise with the logistics department in respect to outgoing parts and stock management of incoming material.
  • Document and report on highly automated equipment measurables (Downtime, Scrap, FTC, OEE).
  • Troubleshoot problem areas and concerns for material and equipment
  • Respond to and find solutions for production issues, liaise with other internal departments as necessary.
  • Ensure minimum downtime of production equipment with a responsibility for maintenance of spare / wear parts.
  • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities in order to optimize equipment and processes.
  • Communicate effectively within the team and support groups.
  • Follow escalation procedure to ensure fast response.
  • Execute/maintain work instructions with engineering department for task, poke yoke & preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures of the company including Health and Safety, Environmental, and be pro-active in the development of a safe working environment.
  • Deputy for other Service Technicians and their production areas as required.

Your Profile

  • Strong attention to detail and high level of communication, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Mechanically inclined and experience with automated assembly processes and knowledge of robotics & mechanicals, fluid power, and a basic understanding of electronics.
  • Able to read and communicate work instructions in English; read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Sound reasoning skills; Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Ability to work shift rotations (days/afternoons/midnights/continental) and overtime when required
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) and a working knowledge of SAP.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, and goal oriented.

We offer you a modern working environment with our Brose working world

Brose offers a high-tech work environment and a wide range of benefits. Along with competitive performance-based compensation and health insurance, our employees also benefit from attractive social and family-oriented programs throughout our North American locations*. Our benefits packages include comprehensive medical, insurance and retirement plans. Brose also provides educational assistance and a variety of community outreach, family, and sporting events. Flexible working hours and a collaborative work environment give our employees the freedom to balance work and personal life. Brose believes in investing in people. We offer a wide range of development programs with great opportunity for individual growth through training, international or regional assignments and tailored career paths. Our objective is to provide our employees the tools necessary to live a balanced life, experience a rewarding work environment and contribute to our surrounding communities.

*Benefits package may vary slightly per location

Plant New Boston, MI

Our location Plant New Boston, MI

Brose New Boston, Inc.

23400 Bell Road
New Boston, 48164

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