Automation Technician – 1st Shift

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We Make Machines Smarter

This position is located in Waukesha, WI and is 1st Shift.

The Husco Automation Technician team is growing! Take your next career step at Husco with a global automotive manufacturing leader.

Automation technicians will be responsible for supporting equipment/processes, supporting, and resolving equipment performance issues. The key to success in this position is problem solving and utilizing technical knowledge to get to the root cause of a problem rather than simply identifying symptoms. The best Automation Technician is self-motivated and a natural trouble-shooter who can react quickly under pressure and prioritize and manage several tasks concurrently.

Husco is committed to building an diverse environment for employees to be able:

  • To have the flexibility of their own work and put a personal ‘stamp’ on their output
  • Continuously expand and develop their professional talents, skills, and knowledge
  • Create a product for our customers that serves a greater purpose to communities around the world


  • Minimize Machine Downtime and Maximize Parts per Hour on the Line: Utilize strong automation background and problem solving skills to debug existing and new equipment.
  • Determine root cause of equipment problems and improve process performance: Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, automation, software and hydraulic systems.
  • Collaborate with Engineers to Implement Improvement Ideas for Better Line Performance: Work closely with the Manufacturing Engineers to provide feedback on design ideas and solutions for permanent corrective actions for line issues.
  • Facilitate Tool and Fixture Purchases: Assist in identifying spare parts or repair parts needed for the assembly lines and creating purchase requisitions for ordering them.


  • Associate Degree or equivalent military or formal training in Industrial Automation Technology, Electrical/Mechanical or Electronics
  • Exposure to machine troubleshooting, process control, CAD
  • Ability to use hand tools proficiently.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.


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