Automation Technician

Job Locations US-MN-Anoka
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


About JunoPacific  

JunoPacific provides premier medical device molding, design and assembly services for the medical device industry. JunoPacific is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies. Learn more at and 


Automation Tech Position Summary 

The Automation Technician is responsible for identifying strategic automation opportunities that will have a significant impact on safety, cost, and quality. This position will also be responsible for driving all projects through to completion.


Shifts Available:  

  • 2nd shift: 2:30pm-11pm Mon-Fri 


Automation Tech Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with internal customers on automation systems integration projects
  • Utilize electrical and controls automation skills to develop automation systems
  • Lead aspects of automation projects including design and implementation to assure projects are completed on schedule
  • Train the workforce on new technology and automation systems
  • Create and document new processes
  • Monitor performance and utilization of automation process implementations
  • Support capital expenditure requests and implementations
  • Drive cross-company collaboration with using similar automation equipment
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Automation Tech Requirements

  • Associates Degree in robotics automation or a related field, or relevant experience
  • 3 years working with automation systems integration
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, and have a positive attitude
  • Ability to think creatively, drive results and stay focused on daily tasks
  • Proficient in Computer Design Tools such as SolidWorks
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Automation Tech Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Familiar with Human Machine Interface (HMI), control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (Rockwell and Allen-Bradley, and control components
  • Familiar with vision systems (Keyence, Cognex)
  • Familiar with various motion controllers/actuators (ITI, SMC, Robotiq)
  • Familiar with Robotics (Fanuc, Yushin, Epson, UR, Collaborative Robots)
  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations


What is it Like to Work at JunoPacific 

We recognize the contribution of every individual and promote growth, safety and security for all our employees. JunoPacific values performance and pays competitive wages along with a rich benefit package. We offer a positive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement.  


Here are some of things that employees have said about working at JunoPacific: 


  • “This is the best company I’ve ever worked for, and it comes from the top down.” 
  • JunoPacific is a great opportunity for any newly graduated engineer.” 
  • “It’s challenging in a good way. Technologies are constantly changing; we are constantly getting new projects in each different than the one before. Being a young engineer it’s really great to be able to learn so much and take in so much information.” 


We encourage you to explore the many opportunities JunoPacific can offer you as a valued team member. 


JunoPacific Benefits  

As a Cretex Medical company, JunoPacific offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. JunoPacific also offers a 401(k)-retirement plan with employer match, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay. 


JunoPacific also offers company specific benefits, such as: 

  • Free Parking 
  • Employee Appreciation events 
  • Volunteer Opportunities 
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Clinics 
  • New state-of-the-art facility coming into operation in 2021! 



Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law. 


Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit


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