Current Job Opportunities

Automation Technician

Reference Number: AC 1573
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States

Title: Automation Technician

Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia


How to Apply: Submit your resume in Word format to Angie Craven at


Angie Craven is a Plastics Recruiter with MRI Person County and recruits for the top plastics manufacturing companies in the USA.

KEY WORDS: Plastics, Plastic, Injection Molding, Manufacturing, Maintenance, PLC, Automation

Job Description: A leading PLASTIC injection molding facility in Martinsburg, West Virginia is searching for Automation Technicians. Openings will be on the 1st and 2nd shift with training on days through start-up. Company offers excellent pay, benefits and relocation assistance.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Troubleshoot servo drive systems, vacuum circuits and PLC controls
• Responsible for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulics
• Maintain and improve existing automation
• Assist in production start-ups and changeovers
• Responsible for modifying axes points and small programming changes
• Replace and repair mechanical and electrical components
• Assist engineering with installations
• Position will be over all automation on machines and conveyors


Requirements include but are not limited to:
• 3 years hands on experience working with injection molding machines, assembly, auxiliary, robots, conveyors on automation
• Plant start-up and installation a plus
• Must be willing to enroll and complete Maintenance Apprenticeship Program
• Must have own tools
• Good communication, written, systems and interpersonal skills
• Must be able to troubleshoot PLC controlled injection molding machines
• Programming PLC is a plus but will train
• Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and hydraulic schematics
• Read and interpret blueprints


Education: High School Diploma


Doing business with MRI of Person County: Your application will be held in the strictest of confidence and will remain your property in our possession which will not be forwarded to any client without your prior approval.