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Johnson Controls, Inc.* Industrial Automation Technician in Wichita, Kansas

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Industrial Automation Technician

United States of America, Kansas, Wichita

Manufacturing Operations


Industrial Automation Technician

Johnson Controls' Wichita operation designs, builds and distributes around one million pieces of residential heating and cooling equipment every year. Johnson Controls Wichita builds and assembles some of the biggest HVAC brands in the industry, including York, Luxaire, Coleman, Champion and Guardian.

The Wichita facility houses not only manufacturing and its staff but also the residential product engineering staff, designers, technical services, warranty, accounting, supply chain and procurement. Johnson Controls Wichita also hosts and provides factory visits to thousands of customers, suppliers and local university students each year.

The primary manufacturing campus sits on 63 acres with a total of 1.3 million square feet. It has also translated into large employment growth in Wichita, where its workforce is around 1,600 employees which is up nearly 22 percent year over year. The Wichita manufacturing facility is the largest non-aircraft manufacturing plant in Wichita.

What you will doThe Industrial Automation Technician will support the production lines, equipment, and facility by providing troubleshooting, repairs, and preventive maintenance activities. The abilities and skills required are broad based to include electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic.

How you will do itAs an Industrial Automation Technician, you will:• Troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on all production machinery, testers, and facility systems and equipment as needed utilizing a variety of hand tools, testers, and shop power tools.• Read and comprehend electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic prints and schematics and perform troubleshooting and repairs of these systems.• Work with engineers, technicians, production, and maintenance associates in resolution of equipment issue s and repairs.• Provide written documentation and reports as requested.• Facilitate, coordinate, and communicate with other supervisors to coordinate repair activities in individual departments in a customer oriented manner with "customer first" sense of urgency.• Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.• Train or instruct others on technical issues and operation of equipment as needed.• Attend classes and seminars to update skills as required.

What we look forRequired• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)• Two year industrial electronic course from a reputable school• Two to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, sketches, diagrams, and memos• Ability to create and write correspondence• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees, customers, clients, and vendors• Strong interpersonal skills to encompass establishing productive relationships with company management and personnel