Automation Technician


Mergon Corporation, based in Anderson, South Carolina is part of Mergon Group, an international Irish owned company recognized for their innovative, technical plastic molding solutions for the Automotive, Industrial and Healthcare sectors. In Anderson, Mergon focus on manufacturing automotive and industrial parts for high profile customers such as BMW and Xerox.

The Role 
We are actively recruiting Automation Technicians to join our team in Anderson, South Carolina. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and install secondary finishing equipment for blow molded parts.
  • Carry out electrical and/or mechanical repairs and inspections as required to ensure equipment runs reliably in production.
  • Programming and maintenance of PLC equipment and programs including Siemens (S5 & S7), Mitsubishi, Omron, Maco & TMC
  • Robotics maintenance and programming for ABB robots
  • Install new machinery, overhaul equipment and rebuild and fabricate parts as required.
  • Consistently maintain company safety and cleanliness standards in the production environment.
  • Assist maintenance personnel with plant maintenance as needed.
  • Liaise with outside contractors as necessary.
  • Training, instruction and supervision of apprentices including carrying out reviews of Apprentice performance, ensuring that Apprentices get experience in all aspects of their trade. 

Key Relationships

  • Production: liaison on all issues regarding machine maintenance.
  • Apprentices: instruction, supervision and imparting of knowledge
  • Outside contractors: control and supervise the work of outside contractors as required.
  • Set up personnel & Tool room: liaise regarding machine maintenance
  • Purchasing Department: ensure that all necessary spares are ordered

The Candidate

  • For this role, you will have a degree in Mechatronics or similar engineering degree with 3 years or more automation experience.

If you wish to apply please forward your CV to

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