Engineering Technician IV

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: US-NY-Rochester, New York, US

Company: Bausch & Lomb

Objective:

The Plant Maintenance team provides electro-mechanical support for production machines and equipment.  The team is dedicated to keeping production moving with minimal downtime by troubleshooting and repairing equipment issues. This includes resolving mechanical and electrical problems and performing scheduled maintenance on equipment.  This position entails working as a member of a team to perform and document troubleshooting, repairs, and preventative maintenance of high speed manufacturing, injection molding, packaging, and sterilizing equipment with a dedicated focus in PLC and HMI issues. Other aspects may include project work, offline work as well as training other technicians.

 

Responsibilities:

Work on a maintenance team alongside Operations technicians and Engineers in a cross-functional team setting to minimize machine downtime and improve line output:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and properly document machine issues
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose PLC/HMI control systems software and hardware issues
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose Vision system and PC software and hardware issues
  • Perform and document preventative maintenance as required
  • Communicate machine issues/downtime to other shifts as well as supervisor/management
  • Assist with any offline machine software changes or other support items as needed.

 

Scope of Position:

  • Ability to work Bausch + Lomb twelve-hour rotational shift schedule is required
  • Rotation is M/T - 6AM-6PM, W/Th - off, F/S/Su - 6PM-6AM, M/T - off, W/Th - 6AM-6PM, F/S/Su - off, two-week pattern repeats but opposite day/nights.
  • Minimal travel to support equipment build/integration and/or training may be required
    • Support of plant manufacturing equipment systems under the direction of the Plant Maintenance Supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

Education:  HS diploma required.  Technical apprenticeship or Associates degree in related electrical or mechanical field highly preferred but job experience may be substituted for degree requirement. 

 

Specialized Skills: Knowledge of OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Act) requirements, basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook) preferred.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with machine control systems including PLC’s, motion control, machine vision, and control systems software. 
  • Experience with equipment build, process automation, and shop floor control systems a plus. 
  • Medical device or other regulated industry documentation experience beneficial. 
  • Attention to detail, excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment are essential.

 

Special Skills:

  • Understanding cGMP and experience in clean room environment preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electrical prints required
  • Demonstrated problem solving and strong troubleshooting skills
  • PLC troubleshooting skills
  • Programming/troubleshooting robots (SCARA, FANUC, Staubli, IAI) and servo motors highly desirable