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Lead Robotics Engineer

Job Description

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Position Overview

  • The ideal candidate must have worked in the field of Automation Engineering specifically as an integrator for equipment within automotive.
  • The Lead Robotics Engineer will guide a team of robotic engineers to develop and integrate software, on schedule and on budget, to meet the customer contract requirements and the customer expectations.

Responsibilities

  • Develop robot software/logic (mainly Kuka KRC4) for various applications
  • Knowledge of SIEMENS TIA Portal, SIMATIC controllers and HMIs
  • Active role in the creation of new automated systems as well as the optimizing of existing ones
  • Your tasks will include:
    • Functionality lead of the robotic staff
    • Responsible for code installation, debug on job site, and commissioning of the components, systems, and solutions on customer site
    • Proactively planning and scheduling of the required activities and manpower
    • Checking on commissioning progress and execution quality
    • Preparation of reports and documentation of the commissioning results
    • Analyzing the system behavior and the interaction of single elements
    • Executing the hand-over to the customer personnel and their briefing
    • Perform or support the determination or specification of the required test equipment
    • Control the mentioned tasks and /or provide supervisory guidance at site
    • Reporting to the customer

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer science or Automation Engineering
  • Deep understanding of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems
  • Strong understanding of microcontrollers (PLCs) and discrete I/O
  • Ability to read technical documentation
  • Proficiency in the field of Automation Engineering specifically as an integrator for equipment with or for Mercedes-Benz.
  • KUKA safety certified
  • 3-5 years of hands-on proficiency in the field of automation engineering application development
  • Programming of Personal Safety equipment (i.e. Sick PLS)
  • 3-5 years of experience in SIEMENS (Siemens Step 7, TIA Portal, WinCC)
  • 3-5 years of experience with drives (Siemens, SEW, Lenze)
  • Experience with controls network setup and commissioning such as Ethernet and Profibus
  • 25% Travel

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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