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Automation Maintenance Technician II

Company: Symbotic
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are

Our work matters - robotics is transforming the world of commerce. Every day our intelligent robots are responsible for getting food and merchandise to thousands of stores across North America. We're an industry changer - we created the first and only fully autonomous, end-to-end supply chain solution. Today, we are driving towards even bigger ideas - and we have the people, technology and leadership to fully realize these aspirations. We have theexcitement and ambition of a startup with the benefits and resources of a proven organization.

What You'll Do

Symbotic is seeking an Automation Maintenance Technician II who will repair and calibrate our automated and robotic systems. These systems are Symbotic's Automated Adapters, Vertical Lifts, and Symbotic's fleet of automated robotic vehicles. An Automation Maintenance Technician II will become the system expert of Symbotic's automation, including all mechanical, PLC, electrical or electronic subsystems . You will also be responsible for system upkeep and operations of automated adapters used to interface with the Symbotic structure .

In This Role

  • Perform inspections on systems associated with Automated Storage and Retrieval System of automated robotic vehicles and Automated Adapters/ Lifts.

    • Lead continuous operation by adjusting, calibrating, repairing, replacing or modifying system components.
    • Process and monitor the flow of the automated storage and retrieval system, through means of the adapters, including manual inbound, automatic inbound, automatic outbound, to achieve maximum throughput and cases per hour.
    • Troubleshoot automated robotic vehicle anomalies and stoppages using schematic and wiring diagrams as well as advanced test equipment.
    • Perform periodic system inspections within expected durations on all equipment and thoroughly document all actions and repairs to include parts used and labor. Ensure quality maintenance and complete documentation via the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
    • Effective communication of production impacting problems and suggested actions, including approximate time required for corrective and emergency maintenance to required team members.

      • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and change course based on immediate business needs.
      • Cleanup of equipment and removal of replaced parts from work areas after repairs are completed.
      • Responsible for automated robotic vehicle recovery in the Symbotic Matrix select system to include working in restrictive environments.
      • Responsible for minor utility work such as machining holes, brackets; cutting steel; aligning sensors; attaching Unistrut; etc.).
      • Responsible for troubleshooting, calibration, set up, and tool changes on Robotic arms.

        • Responsible for continuous cleaning and adhering to 5S policies.
        • Other duties as assigned by leadership.

          What You'll Need

          • Associate degree and/or certification in electronics, automotive, automation, manufacturing or equivalent work experience preferred.

            • A minimum of 3 year s of experience with mechanical automation systems or educational/training equivalent
            • Manage and lead advanced troubleshooting skills and ability to follow electro-mechanical diagrams.
            • Must be able to operate and run Automated systems
            • Experience with PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) knowledge and troubleshooting.
            • Advanced troubleshooting skills and ability to follow electro-mechanical diagrams.

              • P roficient in performing all Inspection functions.
              • Ability to work independently of supervisor following procedures and manuals

                Other Important Information

                • There will be steep stairs to climb into the structure.

                  • You will regularly be near railings that are high off the ground.
                  • Subject to environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily temperature changes. Must be capable of working in temperatures ranging from 105 to 32 Fahrenheit.
                  • If the site location is in construction, you will be required to wear proper PPE (hard hat, safety vest, steel toes, eyeglasses, ear protection, fall protection (e.g., safety harness ).
                  • Frequent ability to safely and efficiently lift items weighing up to 50lbs and move items weighing up to 80lbs.

                    • Stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours and is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms.
                    • The employee is routinely required to work at heights of up to 45 feet and within restrictive areas of 24 inches. to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
                    • Must be capable of occasional and/or continuous feeling, seeing, hearing, bending, twisting, stooping, pushing, pulling, balancing, gripping, climbing, crawling, sitting, handling objects, and repetitive movement using both hands and feet. Must comply with all safety requirements and protocols, including without limitation Lock out tag out safety protocols and fall protection safety protocols.

                      The base range for this position in Irvine, California is $29.00 - $32.00 per hour; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The compensation package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, 401K, PTO and/or other benefits .

                      About Symbotic

                      Symbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world's largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit .

                      We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work - for you and the world. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

                      We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Symbotic, Newport Beach , Automation Maintenance Technician II, Professions , Newport Beach, California

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