OMRON - Manufacturing Engineering Technician

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Recruitment #11-290-05


in cooperation with

Spartanburg Community College

is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Omron is locating a new facility in Spartanburg County. Omron is a leader in the automation industry, envisioning a future in which people can do more, try more, and be more. For more than 80 years, we’ve been working to enrich lives and create a better society by maximizing people’s potential. Our company has a strong track record of innovation, and a record of accomplishment of developing successful automation products for the global market.

We are seeking qualified candidates for the start-up of our new manufacturing facility in Greer, SC.  Potential employment opportunities exist for:

Manufacturing Engineering Technician:

As an important member of our Operations team, the Manufacturing Engineering Technician will directly support the Manufacturing Engineering group by identifying and troubleshooting the processes, materials, and equipment used on the manufacturing floor.  To accomplish these goals, they will assemble, install, operate, calibrate and maintain equipment – all the while making adjustments to optimize performance.  Additionally, they will support the creation and dissemination of work instructions and online tools used by our Production staff.   

Job Duties:
  • Identify and troubleshoot process, material, or equipment problems to minimize down time and recommend solutions to Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Develop, assemble, procure or modify existing and new tooling, fixtures, and equipment to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Assist the Manufacturing Engineers with revisions and improvements to manufacturing methods (OI) and procedures.
  • Schedule, complete and document routine maintenance on applicable manufacturing and test equipment.
  • Offer insight into lean processes and make recommendations for change.
  • Assist in failure analysis, troubleshooting, rework/repair of non-conforming manufactured product to determine root cause.
  • Perform tests, gather data, and write results/reports with assistance from Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Promote and support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement activities in Manufacturing.
Experience Required:
  • Two-year technical degree. Emphasis on electronics preferred. 
  • Two to four years of experience as an engineering technician, or a relevant equivalent role, working within manufacturing technology, industrial automation, complex machines, or electronics. 
  • One year working in a manufacturing environment for electronic assembly preferred.
  • Proven ability to read and interpret schematics and engineering diagrams.
  • Documented ability to independently perform tasks and complete work on schedule.
  • Proven strong problem-solving skills and efficient management of time and resources
  • Proven working knowledge of computer programs used in engineering, manufacturing (e.g., ERP or MRP) and office environments (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word)
  • Proven ability to collaborate in a positive manner across disciplines and departments.
  • Relevant technical training or engineering or lean certifications preferred.

At Omron, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or other roles!

OMRON offers an extremely competitive benefits package including:
3 weeks’ vacation, 6 personal days, 12 paid Holidays, and 2 days of community service leave each year
Medical, Dental and Vision plans for employees and their families
401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
Objectives-based bonus plan

Starting wage: From $25/hour
Shift hours: Monday through Friday, Day Shift only

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Computer access available at Spartanburg SC Works office – 110 Commerce St., Spartanburg SC 29302
or your nearest SC Works office
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

An Equal Opportunity Employer