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Mechatronics Technician

About Us:

As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand.  Since revolutionizing the forestry industry in Germany with the first electric chainsaw in 1926, the STIHL name has remained synonymous with outstanding innovations, high-quality products and comprehensive service.

 

STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Mechatronics Technician to join our  team at our corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.

 

Position highlights include:

  • Competitive Compensation with multiple bonus opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability
  • Pension Plan & 401k with employer match
  • Vacation, Sick, & Paid Holidays

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs complex tasks required to maintain equipment functionality and minimize downtime.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of PLC/CNC/HMI and motion control and robot software to troubleshoot equipment and make repairs.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of PLC to perform programming functions as required.
  • Examines machine components to detect imperfections.
  • Inspects questionable components to determine changes in dimensional requirements as shown on drawings, blueprints and/or documentation.
  • Adjusts and/or install special functional parts of machines, devices and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts. Sets up and programs and troubleshoots advanced control systems.
  • Acts in a supervisory role with lower level technicians, setting priorities and providing training.
  • Assists Unit Manager in the drawing of control system and mechanical schematics, as well as part identification and ordering.
  • Completes work in compliance with ISO 14001 and 9000, forklift training, and other safety training courses as prescribed.
  • Suggests and implements equipment improvements to increase operational efficiency.
  • Must be available for emergency service during off hours.
  • Maintains appropriate level of technical and professional skills by attending training classes, seminars, exhibits, and trade shows as needed.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as needed.

Specifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10+ years related experience.
  • Completion of certified apprenticeship program preferred.
  • Performs work under general supervision.
  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic maintenance and equipment integration.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic blueprints, drawings and documentation.
  • Advanced training in PLC/CNC/HMI and motion control and robots, able to program in S7 Graph, LAD and CSF.


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach