Robotics Application Engineer

Direct Hire

Springfield, MO

 

We have an immediate need for a Robotics Application Engineer at our Springfield, MO location. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Work directly with management, sales, research and development, production, and end users to develop, grow, and maintain the Robotics Division. This is a new division within the company’s portfolio of products and will require the ability to build the department from the ground up.
• Propose concepts and build solutions that are adapted to our range of products but add the benefits of robotics.
• Provide training to our customers and team members.
• Report project progress and status to upper management.

Requirements and Skills:
Education:
• BS degree in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering
• Associate degree with automation work experience
Experience:
• Three years of automation and / or robotics experience preferred.
• Education in multiple fields pertaining to automation.
Travel:
• Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
• Valid passport or capability to get a passport.
• Willing and able to undertake travel up to 25% of the time.
Competencies:
• Electrical knowledge and skills:
o Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and advise the customer on best practices.
o On occasion design and implement electrical systems for testing or demonstration.
Mechanical Knowledge and Skills:
o Ability to design, within a 3D environment, basic tools and fixtures needed for testing and demonstration.
o Fabrication utilizing basic hand tools along with machine shop tools.
o Understanding of best practices when designing and implementing EOAT.
o Additive manufacturing expertise.
• Programming and Controls Knowledge and Skills:
o Proficient in structure text programming.
o Understanding and knowledge of best practices for controls architecture of an automation cell.
o Fieldbus knowledge and implementation.
• Quality and customer service driven to consistently satisfy company and customer needs
• Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
• Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful.
• Positive, professional attitude
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation with managers, co-workers, customers, and vendors.
• Reacts quickly and adapts to changes in priorities, circumstances, and direction.
• Works effectively with minimal supervision.
• Willingness to challenge themselves with complex technological problems.
• Ability to use a PC and Microsoft Office applications at a high level.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
This position does not qualify for sponsorship.  NO THIRD-PARTY RESUMES PLEASE.  Applicant must be able to prove authorization to work in the US as part of Form I-9 verification.

If you are interested and available for this full-time position, please use the apply process where you found this job or apply directly on our website at the following URL:  http://www.newtownsolutions.com/show_job.cfm?ID=00003571&SRC=NTS