Automation Technician - Pro Tapes

Location US-NJ-North Brunswick
ID 2024-1408
Position Type
H- Hourly



Repair and maintain the computer-controlled systems and robotic devices used in our production area, with the goal to maximize efficiency and reduce downtime.



  • Three to five years of experience with computerized machinery in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of HMI software, knowledge of PLC’s, ability to troubleshoot automated machines, ability to read electrical schematics.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and management.  Have a good command of the English language.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.



  • Light to moderate physical effort required.
  • Ability to lift or maneuver equipment in excess of 40+lbs.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach and move about the facility.



  • This is a fast-paced work environment with consistent pressure to complete duties as outlined above which requires ability to manage multiple projects at a detailed level and provide support to many internal departments in a fast-changing environment.  Many duties listed above are time-sensitive and have strict deadlines for completion. 

Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


Pro Tapes LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic as defined by state, local, and federal law.



  • Maintains thorough knowledge of all processes and equipment.
  • Works with Maintenance Mechanics and Machine Operators to analyze mechanical and computer-controlled problems on assigned equipment and plan for/take corrective action.  Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Reviews production schedule and when equipment is not scheduled for manufacturing, changes over equipment to new sizes or performs scheduled maintenance.
  • Tests equipment to check operation.  Clears jams and sets aside product for inspection and rework.  Tries out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime.
  • Examines, tests, and measures product from assigned equipment for quality specifications, using gauges and instruments, and records data on appropriate forms.  Checks product for visual defects.
  • Makes preventive maintenance checks and inspections of assigned equipment, reports findings to the Maintenance Supervisor, and takes appropriate action.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate records on each job.
  • Maintains the tool room and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Effective utilization of required systems, including HQMS, Sage 500 ERP/DSCS, and handheld scanners.
  • Ensures established safety protocol is followed.




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