Automation Technician - 3rd Shift

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Job title
Automation Technician - 3rd Shift
Facilities & Maintenance
Post date
Mar 12, 2024
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Automation Technician

Full-time | Automation | Location – Olathe, KS, 66062 

The Automation Technician will be responsible for repairing and maintaining the computer-controlled systems and robotic devices used within the warehouse to maximize efficiency. This position will work within the Automation Team and support the day to day operations of TVH.


  • Experience troubleshooting and modification of Siemens PLC (TIA portal), HMI (TIA Portal), and Drives (TIA Portal). Networking experience/Profinet.

  • Experience troubleshooting hardwired systems and print reading (US and European style prints)

  • Provide expertise to continue the advancement of automated systems throughout a site

  • Install, maintain and inspect workstation and control-system installations throughout a facility

  • Preventative maintenance on all material handling and automated equipment

  • Undertake emergency troubleshooting to determine problems associated with the machines

  • Adhere to company policy, and health and safety standards

  • Identifying opportunities to increase efficiency with automation

  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

  • Provide status updates, manage expectations and provide support to operations staff 

  • Work with team members, and leadership on assigned projects


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in commissioning or maintaining industrial automation systems

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Electrical / Controls / Automation / Robotics / Instrumentation Engineering/Technology

  • Basic computer skills (Google Workspace)

  • Strong command of English Language both written and verbal a must

  • Proficient in Siemens Simatic S7 (TIA, Drives, Profinet, Profisafe)

  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley tools (Rs Logix 5/500/5000, Factory Talk View)

  • Working knowledge in troubleshooting industrial networks.

  • Working knowledge in drives (VFD/Servo) issues

  • Working knowledge in troubleshooting electrical circuits (24VDC to 480VAC)

  • Working knowledge in troubleshooting controls issues


You’ll be part of a people-centric culture, where your well-being matters.  Our comprehensive package offers standard benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, plus unique benefits such as our onsite health clinic and our incredible dollar for dollar 401(k) match up to 6%. At our HQ, there’s an on-site preschool, restaurant and where you can get active or enjoy our regular team get-togethers.

 We also offer:

  • Opportunities for professional development, including access to LinkedIn Learning and many in-house/external training courses 


TVH is a global business with a family atmosphere, where people are at the center. We value clarity, mutual respect, kindness and open communication. Our people are down-to-earth, easy to work and engage with. We welcome differences and celebrate new ideas.


TVH is a global one stop shop for spare parts and accessories for forklift trucks, industrial equipment, and agricultural machinery. Our 4600 colleagues are the strength, heart and soul of TVH. We are a dynamic team, where initiative and entrepreneurship are valued, and innovation takes center stage.

TVH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TVH will not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older.

Alex Marsh

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