Automation Technician - Industrial Engineering - 1st Shift


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  4592
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.


BENEFITS PACKAGE:  Medical, Dental, Vision, and much more!

PAID TIME OFF:  Vacation, Holiday, Float Time!



The Automation Technician role assists the Engineering staff in executing project related work in the areas of machine building, machine troubleshooting, robotic programming, fabrication and test execution for Operations.



  • Maintain thorough working, set-up and operating knowledge of machines, equipment and processes.
  • Make corrections to equipment and processes utilizing standard operating procedures as needed.
  • Using a systems approach, diagnose machine or equipment trouble and determine type and extent of repairs necessary.
  • Make necessary corrections or alterations to ready equipment for production. Perform trial operation and equipment validation prior to release to production.
  • Follow an established preventive maintenance schedule and perform a complete check out on various machines.
  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills to explain problems, to train others in the department and to maintain records of maintenance performed on each machine.
  • Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Conduct all activities consistent within the guidelines of company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Be able to move (push, pull, or otherwise manipulate) materials up to 7 51bs. and be capable of bending and stretching.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.


  • 10+ years of industrial experience.
  • Evidence of completion of a recognized Tool Maker/Machinist Apprenticeship program.
  • Minimum High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings in accordance with ANSI Y14.5.
  • Ability to use basic machining equipment such as Mills, Lathes, and Grinders to fabricate or repair components.
  • Ability to adhere to all EH&S policies and procedures.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Familiarity with low voltage wiring, sensors, and electromechanical systems.
  • Familiarity with PC and software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Familiarity with and ability to repair low voltage wiring on machines and peripheral equipment.
  • Ability to tear down a unit, repair or replace worn, broken or defective parts reassemble set-up and restart; make necessary adjustments to equipment to insure proper operation and quality production.



  • Associate degree preferred.
  • Familiarity with Robots and Robotic systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with CAD systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with PLC’s preferred.


Salary Range:  STLG10 - Starting from $33.81 per hour, based on experience.

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford