Intern - Automation Technician



  • PLC Programming, troubleshooting, upgrades, and project management of plant systems and equipment.
  • Composition, training, implementation, and maintenance of documentation and machine control media for plant systems and equipment based on upgrades, installations, and task procedures.

Key Duties:

  1. Plan and actively pursue equipment and building projects, including overhauls, upgrades, re-designs, and installations. Track new and rebuilt equipment according to Reliability and Maintainability guidelines from conception to decommissioning.

  2. Coordinate with the Plant Engineering department to schedule labor, materials, downtime requirements, and estimate downtime lengths for individual projects.

  3. Collaborate with Plant Engineering Staff to reduce the vendor base by:

    • Standardizing components to equipment types by make, model, and distributor.
    • Specifying standardized components to equipment vendors/rebuilders.
    • Identifying and specifying the best component available at the most competitive price.
  4. Create and maintain equipment files, support documents, machine control media/programs, Bills of Materials (BOMs), drawings, manuals, and updates to the Computerized Maintenance Management (CMM) database.

  5. Perform various duties involving machine support and engineering design work.

  6. Prepare instructions, BOMs, and wire schedules (electronically or sketched) needed by Maintenance personnel for upgrades, installations, and engineering changes.

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  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited University Degree Program or Automation Certification program. Preferred areas of study: Engineering or similar technical field.
  • If enrolled in an undergraduate program, applicants must be at minimum of sophomore standing in Fall of 2024.
  • 3.0 overall GPA or higher
  • Proficiency with MS Office products
  • PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS (travel, lifting restrictions, etc.): Limited travel within the US Required.  Ability to occasionally lift up to 70 lbs. required
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
  • Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity
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EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Hoosier Racing Tire is the largest race tire manufacturer in the world. Hoosier has grown to produce over 1000 different types of race tires. The company has its own 300-mph test wheel; a technology center; state-of-the-art, fully-integrated production facilities recently adding a high-tech mixing plant, with enough capacity to produce not only for Hoosier Racing Tire, but to have the ability to produce rubber for additional entities as well as a model sales and distribution network.

Our Hoosier location at Plymouth, IN is seeking a Automation Technician Intern to join our team.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

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