We are seeking a qualified, motivated individual to join our company as an Automation Technician/Engineer. As part of our team, you will assist in designing and maintaining manufacturing processes for use/used in production and manufacturing. You will collaborate with colleagues to determine existing automation capabilities and future opportunities, creating detailed project road maps for automation projects that support our business objectives. Our ideal candidate has several years of experience in engineering with a focus on automation, electrical engineering, or a relevant field and have significant mechanical skills. Superb problem-solving and communication skills are also recommended.

The automation technician/engineer will be involved in the troubleshooting, service/repair and maintenance of PLC controlled systems and devices used within the facilities. Duties require knowledge of electronics, mechanics and computers and may involve analyzing the layout of equipment, workflow and assembly methods, determining the parts, equipment, and tools needed to design, program and test automated machinery and processes in order to complete or control the production and delivery of products and services according to product specifications.


  • Design and/or implement automated systems for use in the manufacturing and production environment.
  • Install, maintain, and replace automation systems at key points in the production process.
  • Assist in creation of new products, work processes, and any other manufacturing needs.
  • Repair or redesign malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assess and analyze current manufacturing processes.
  • Devise and implement cost saving measures.
  • Design and fabricate new tools, machines, equipment, etc.
  • Frequently test all equipment for safety and effectiveness.
  • Troubleshoot non-functioning components including servos, sensors, and control components.
  • Support existing automation technology with component and process upgrades.
  • Assist with trials coordination.
  • Contributes to departmental efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary based on the needs of the business.


  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree with relevant industrial experience.
  • 5+ years manufacturing experience required.
  • Computer proficient; confident using common desktop programs, for example Microsoft Office.
  • Experience using Autodesk Inventor software.
  • Solid understanding of PLC programming and software development, testing and validation (RSLogix 500/5000).
  • Ability to read and create electrical, hydraulic and pneumatics schematics.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests.
  • Creative thinking skills.
  • Detail-oriented personality.
  • Excellent manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude with machine building experience
  • Ability to communicate well to other members of the development team.
  • Experience in a production environment, particularly as it relates to automation technology and the design and implementation of automated systems, especially as related to manufacturing.
  • Superb communication and organizational and problem-solving skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

Kitty Hawk Industrial Park – Auburn ME

Please submit cover letter and resume to:



Production Staff

Consider a Career in Manufacturing: It’s more exciting than you think!

Work in a clean, bright, safe environment (alongside friendly, fast-paced, perfectionists like yourself!), assembling a variety of large composite containers that are used around the world in many applications.

Let’s get physical! You’ll be lifting, bending, twisting, and on your feet for long stretches, (treated to healthy breaks to stretch and relax, of course), and if you have any steam left at the end of your shift, we welcome you to take advantage of our free company gym and periodic complimentary massages!

Our on-the-job training will build your skills, while cross-training throughout all our assembly departments will quickly make you an invaluable asset to the company. Let us put your fantastic eye/hand coordination, great attitude, and competitive drive to good use, because…

You WILL be rewarded! Earn a competitive hourly base + performance bonuses + 401K + medical, dental and disability! Our Total Earnings Package is why our retention rate is one of the highest in the area!

We think you’ll love it here, so apply quickly before all positions are filled!

  • Read and understand all specifications and verify all Bills of Material
  • Reach production quota by the end of each shift
  • Lift up to 25lbs throughout the work day, have the ability to bend, twist
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment while maintaining high quality standards
  • Be a high-functioning “team” player
  • Experience in LEAN Manufacturing is a plus
  • Positive friendly attitude is required

Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability

High School Education

Kitty Hawk Industrial Park – Auburn ME

Please submit cover letter and resume to: