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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  7157

Warren, MI, US, 48091

Date:  Jul 17, 2024

Sr Robot Technician - Integrated Services

Job Description

Required Duties  Must be able to work in a professional engineering teambased 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 internalexternal training and technical consultation This position may require 100% travel The candidate must be willing to perform hands on robot programming on the customers floor

Candidates must also possess the following traits

  • Logical thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Organized
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills English language required
  • Selfmotivated
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Innovative regarding new processes and development aids
  • Budget and deadline aware
  • Must be willing to travel 70% of time
  • Must be willing to work long hours on various shift models


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

Quality  Process

  • Accountable for high quality OLP deliverables from engineering to manufacturing 
  • Accountable for transitional meetings with Integrated Services to deliver a successful OLP
  • Share best practices as identified to other PA areas
  • Attend all project kick off meetings

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

Manufacturing Process

  • Spot Welding MIG Welding MH SealAdhesive Hemming Laser WeldingBrazing Nut runner Vision

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

  •     FANUC RJ3
  •     ABB 4CPlus IRC5
  •     KUKA KRC2

o    C5G NACHI
o    AX Spot

General Programming skills a plus

  • Visual Basic C Assembly C ,C Pascal Python Java XMLHTML 

Computer skills

  • MS Office  Advanced skills of MS Excel
  • SharePoint
  • Basic knowledge in project management Tools
  • CSV

Industrial Communication

  • Configuration setup troubleshooting and protocol analysis of the following interfaces


  • ProducedConsumed model
  • CIP messaging
  • RPI
  • Generic Ethernet Module
  • AddOnProfiles


  • Baud rate and effects on network lengths and number of nodes
  • Routing critical distances drop lengths terminations etc
  • Proper bonding and grounding concepts
  • Using test equipment


Additional Information


  • Scheduling Routing critical distances drop lengths terminations etc


  • Naming Node limitations PNPN Network testing Protocol testing


  • Naming Node limitations DPDP Network testing Protocol testing

Additional skills

  • Simulation Software - Siemens Process Simulate (RobCAD)

  • Offline Programming on Siemens PS

  • Auto debug on Siemens PS

  • Offline Program upload

  • Maintain strong lines of communication internally and with the customer

  • Create or modify software files as needed

  • Work with the simulation department for solutions and to eliminate foreseeable issues

  • Ability to run a finished assembly line with minimal to no help

  • Ability to handle stressful situations calmly and professionally

Leadership skills

  • Leading robot programmers both supervisory and technically

  • Enforcement of PA procedures

  • Ability to track and monitor progress (quality and timing)

  • Maintaining issues list

  • Customer interfacing

  • Ability to provide thorough work plans

  • Follow and enforce design intent

  • Ability to apply offline programs and virtually commissioned PLC logic

  • Keeping up communication with engineering

  • Ability to work in structured and organized manner

Education and HSE

Education and Experience:

  • Community college Diploma or higher, in the field of Automation or Robotics

  • Seven plus years’ experience in related Robotics Field

Employee responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

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

Join the Winning Team at PA Solutions, Inc. (a global division of ATS Automation). We help exceptional customers automate their manufacturing as Tooling System Integrators. We work with Global OEM's/Tier suppliers supporting transportation and aerospace industries. Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with PA Solutions, Inc. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality. PA Solutions, Inc. offers a superior benefits package designed with you in mind!  If you would like to automate your future, check us out and be a part of our unprecedented growth!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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