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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  3957
Location: 

Warren, MI, US, 48091

Date:  Jul 22, 2021

Robot Programmer

Job Description

Required Duties:

Must be able to work in a professional engineering team-based environment. Engineering teams are responsible for the programming of automated robot systems for customer applications and processes. Duties may include and are not limited to detailed robot programming, offline programming, virtual commissioning, system commissioning, onsite support, internal/external training, and technical consultation. This position may require 100% travel. The candidate must be willing to perform hands on robot programming on the customer’s floor.

Candidates must also possess the following traits:

    Logical thinker
    Problem solver
    Organized
    Detailed oriented
    Strong verbal and written communication skills (English language required)
    Self-motivated
    Strong leadership skills
    Team player
    Innovative regarding new processes and development aids
    Budget and deadline aware
    Must be willing to travel
    Must be willing to work long hours on various shift models

Responsibilities:

The following lists are general responsibilities that may vary from customer to customer. 

Automation skills

    Basic knowledge of designing programming simulation and testing automated machinery.
    Ability to read controls hardware drawings and mechanical sequence of operations.
    Basic electrical, pipefitting and mechanical building knowledge would be a plus.
    Ability to troubleshoot manifold, water saver and other peripherals and configure them to communicate with the robot.
    Understanding of safe robot concepts ex. DCS for Fanuc.
    Mechanical engineering skills including dynamics and kinematics

Programming skills

    Tool Center Point
    User Frame
    Configuration
    Continuous motion
    Motion types
    Cartesian coordinates
    Knowledge of basic motion programming languages

Robot programming experience on 2 or more different robot controllers, KUKA is a must:

General Programming skills a plus

    Visual Basic
    C / C# / C++
    Assembly
    Pascal
    Python
    Java
    XML/HTML 

Industrial Communication

Configuration, setup, troubleshooting and protocol analysis of the following interfaces:

Ethernet-IP

DeviceNet

ControlNet

Scheduling

Routing, critical distances, drop lengths, terminations, etc.

ProfiNet

ProfiBus

Education and Experience:

    Community college Diploma or higher, in the field of Automation or Robotics 
    One to three years’ experience in related Robotics Field

Employee responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

Health & Safety

All employees have the responsibility to work in a safe manner and report any health, safety or environmental concern to their manager or supervisor in a timely manner.

    Work in compliance with divisional health, safety, and environmental procedures
    Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods
    Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts 
    Report defect in any equipment or protective device
    Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
    Attend all required health, safety, and environmental training
    Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor
    Assist in investigating accidents/incidents
    Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running, or rough and boisterous conduct


Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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