Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Project Mechatronic Technician

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2023 11:00 AM)
Category
Installation Maintenance & Repair
Shift
Monday - Thursday (4am - 2pm)

Overview

SSI SCHAEFER is a leading material handling company that’s been in business since 1937. We’re a privately held international company with lots of diversity. You may be wondering about what a material handling company does, and that’s okay. We’re behind the scenes of our customers, and we make everything happen. Basically, we build small to large-scale projects that provide storage and distribution for manufacturers and retailers alike. This involves a lot of cool stuff too, like energy-efficient robotics, warehouse management software, data analytics, engineering, mechatronics, project management, and software development. Of course, we have a full support team of great people in our customer service, human resources, sales, marketing, accounting, and our very own warehouse teams.

 

We're a team and here at SSI SCHAEFER, and we know what it takes all of us to get the job done. We’ve even won Best Places to Work™ several years in a row and offer competitive benefits like 401K, Roth 401K, 401k matching, a great PTO packaging, and because we want our family team to be healthy, we provide generous medical benefits.  We also want you to be successful here. How do we do it? We put our customers first, and we’ve got a great culture DNA here at SSI SCHAEFER—it’s that simple.

 

We’re also proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace, and we’re an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates on-site installation/maintenance of electrical and mechanical automated system machines.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, calibrate and align electrical and mechanical automated system machines.
  • Clears interface of electrical and mechanical software.
  • Effectively communicates with customers in high-impact scenarios.
  • Develops and maintains standards and tools for hardware projects.
  • Monitors external suppliers.
  • Monitors automated system machine performance.
  • Maneuvers warehouse and distribution center ladders, metal stairs, catwalks, and temporary structure to find problems and make repairs.
  • May occasionally require extended hours, weekend and holiday work in support of customer service and change requests.
  • May travel to other sites for paid training, installations, and vacation relief.
  • Works independently with little or no supervision.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Functions.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Trains internal and external customers to increase system knowledge, resolve issues and prevent issues from recurring.
  • Updates system manuals.
  • Attends and participates in customer meetings.
  • Complete annual online mechatronic training and safety classes.
  • Travel based on business needs up to 20%

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 2-year degree in Electronic or Mechanical Technology or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years of equipment maintenance experience preferably with automation.
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles, motors, drivers, belts and bearings.

 

**No sponsorship available**

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