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Robot Automation Engineer

Schaumburg, IL

Automation Engineering Lead

** Major Machine Tool Builder**

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Fanuc robot programming on automation systems projects
  • Create robot program based on customer specific process requirements
  • Develop robot programs written in both TPP and KAREL, using ROBOGUIDE
  • Write and implement cell PLC programming based on application. Allen Bradley or Automation Direct preferred
  • Customize and integrate vision products to meet specific customer requirements
  • Lead and direct field installation efforts at customer site
  • Develop customer training and cell documentation
  • Conduct customer specific training classes after acceptance.
  • Provide input on EOAT selection and gripper designs
  • Validate by simulation robot paths and orientations work within defined space
  • Support sales and quoting efforts as required
  • Supervise and train entry-level Engineers
  • Some in state overnight travel is required

Ideal candidate will have the following experience and education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related field, including 2 years equivalent relevant experience OR Associate’s Degree in related engineering field with minimum 5 years of robot programming experience in machine and peripheral device tending
  • Robot and machine vision application experience
  • Electrical and mechanical debug experience
  • Extensive PLC programming experience and related mechanical peripherals – Allen Bradley or Automation Direct preferred
  • Ability to read electrical/mechanical prints
  • Windows, Visual.NET, Database development knowledge (SQL) programming knowledge



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