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Automation Technician II - 3rd shift

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Sherrill, NY, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description


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Programs manufacturing equipment and maintains efficiencies of the work centers while meeting production requirements.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Plans and generates programs for manufacturing equipment by analyzing drawings and blueprints to determine processing requirements.
  2. Reviews existing programs and looks for opportunities to gain processing efficiencies.
  3. Investigates root causes of all defects and initiates the corrective action process as required.
  4. Reviews proposed tooling designs to ensure compatibility with assigned manufacturing equipment.
  5. Maintains consumable and spare parts inventory.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned
Job Skills Requirements
  • Basic reading, writing and math skills.
  • Technical knowledge and experience with machine parameter settings and computers.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
High School diploma
Experience Requirements

Three years experience in production automation operations

Physical & Environmental Requirements
Some physical demand; often lifts light weight material. Rarely lifting/moving average weight (25-50 lbs/11-27 kgs) material.
Generally good working conditions.
Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Utica

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