Automation Specialist

Location : Location US-NE-Waverly
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/8/2021 2:09 PM)
Requisition ID
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Manufacturing and Operations


$2,500 RETENTION BONUS after 6 months of Employment



Demonstrates, sells, installs, repairs and provides training for automated cutting and welding equipment by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides application, implementation, and programming assistance to all Matheson retail locations and customers regarding major welding and cutting processes via telephone, on-line networks, mail, and personal assistance.
  • Assists in presenting, demonstrating and training of robotic welding and cutting equipment for Matheson's salesmen and customers.
  • Assists in determining appropriate robotic applications, justifications and layout for customer locations.
  • Prepares conceptual and schematic drawings.
  • Creates and builds prototype part fixtures.
  • Creates and builds electrical and electronic circuits for various applications.
  • Installs, assembles, disassembles and moves automation equipment at Matheson's facilities and at customer locations.
  • Prepares automation equipment for demonstrations, performs weld samples, time studies and reach analysis for automation applications requested by salesmen and customers.
  • Assists in engineering and integrating custom automation projects as well as resolving problems that arise from the use of automation products.
  • Serves as a liaison between Matheson and fixturing/integrating partners.
  • Attends classes or read documentation updates to be knowledgeable of today's technology.
  • Cleans welding and automation labs when needed.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, clients, customers, employees, and the general public.



  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



  • Hazardous materials training and certification
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Forklift license

Matheson is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth under EEOC.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, Religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability



  • Associate's degree in Automated Manufacturing Technology, Electrical Maintenance or related field from two-year college or technical school; or
  • Four to six years related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.



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