Silgan Automation Tech II in North Smithfield, Rhode Island

This position works as a team member to support automation installation, setup, repair, and maintenance in a fast paced injection molding environment. Automation Technician II is expected to understand the operation, repair and maintenance of robotics, secondary automated operations and any support equipment assigned.


Install new or existing automation equipment to a cell or standalone operation.

Setup and change over automation in cells or standalone.

Repair and troubleshooting - advanced knowledge of electrical and electronics for component level diagnostics of machine trouble areas. Complete understanding of multi-meter, electrical testing devices and thermal testing equipment. Ability to understand inputs, outputs, and PLC logic both sourcing and syncing. Basic understanding of vision systems.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong Mechanical , Electronic and Electrical Skills

  • Troubleshooting to root cause - mechanical, electrical and electronic

  • Utilize power and shop tools along with a variety of equipment including but not limited to: hand-held, vertical and band saws, milling machines, lathes and assorted grinders. Have the ability to work with shears and breaks.

  • Fabrication competency with Lexan

  • Machining Skills a plus

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Requisition ID: 8974