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Field Service Tech - Controls

Date: Sep 17, 2017

Location: Madison Heights, MI, US, 48071

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Easom Automation is a Lincoln Electric Company.  We design, manufacture and service advanced automation, robotic solutions, servo mechatronic solutions for the aerospace, automotive and heavy equipment industry. Due to the high demand of our standard and custom engineered products, we are expanding our vertically integrated company.  We offer growth opportunities and competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Position Summary:   Capable of controls integration, debugging controls related issues (Hardware and Software), testing, installation and service of machinery and equipment at Easom and on the customer floor.  Required travel will be 80%, out of state and out of country travel also required.


Job Duties and Rsponsibilities

  • Provide support and/or work independently programming, debugging, integrating, testing, run-off, and off site installations.
  • Ability to debug complete machine control programs, including HMI screens and safety interlock controls
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, Siemens PLC's and HMI's
  • Knowledge of Servo drives and motors for programming and debugging parameters.
  • Good working knowledge of Robotic Software options and external Axis control
  • Experience in industrial networking & various communication protocols including Ethernet, Devicenet, RIO, etc.
  • A general knowledge of AC/DC power, motors, drives/motion control, industrial controls, pneumatic valves and sensors.
  • Proven industrial troubleshooting in both electrical circuitry and PLC
  • Experience with robotic welding (arc, laser, resistance); material handling; custom machine controls
  • Read and interpret WD’s, Bills of Material, supplier’s controls diagram and related specifications.
  • Maintain control of controls materials lay-up for installations of projects.
  • Report any material shortages to the Service leader.
  • Review and return all redline and mark up on electrical drawings and software, HMI changes.
  • Assemble or repair equipment, including using basic hand and power tools.
  • Solve problems independently and as a member of a team.
  • Work well with suppliers and customers as required to successfully complete projects.
  • Work well with Customer, Engineers, Management, Pipe & Wire staff and support functions.
  • Work at customer facilities providing installation support and service, following customer safety and facility requirements.
  • Provide timely status reports including travel expenses, services provided, and labor hours as well as supporting lessons learned documentation.
  • Process work records as required.
  • Assure on-time start-up.
  • Assure safe working conditions.
  • Enforce the policies and procedures of Easom Automation / Lincoln Electric (example Attendance Policy & Time Clock Use).
  • International Travel


Job Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Minimum High School Diploma (Associates degree preferred)
  • 2-5 years manufacturing /machining production installation experience.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office
  • Must have excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.


Physical Demands and Work Environment: 

Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Repetition with activity; computer work.

  • Ability to climb stairs or ladders, work at various heights, lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs.  Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  Easom Automation Systems (US78) 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Maintenance, Welding, Machinist, Electrical, Testing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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