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Robotics Applications Engineer

Company: Edison Welding Institute Inc
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

EWI is a world leader in developing and deploying new technologies that enable companies to bridge the gap between R&D and manufacturing implementation. EWI associates are passionate about identifying out-of-the-box options that provide a long-term competitive advantage for our clients. Our clients tell us we are a valuable extension and complement to their innovation, engineering, and manufacturing teams. If you enjoy dealing with customers and solving difficult, technical problems, EWI is the place for you.EWI is focused on developing, maturing, and implementing new technologies that have an impact on the clients we work with and the communities in which they live. Our customers are based across the country and include world-class leaders in the aerospace, automotive, consumer products, electronics, medical, energy & chemical, government, and heavy manufacturing industries. Located in Columbus, OH and Buffalo, New York, we are dedicated to building a nationally recognized hub of manufacturing innovation and are looking for smart, entrepreneurial, and driven people to help us achieve this goal.We are looking to add a new team member to support our rapidly growing automation and robotics program. This posting is for a Robotics Applications Engineer, ideal for someone with several years of robot system experience and a well-rounded understanding of the automation/robotics industry. In this position, you will be jumping into a wide range of projects and activities, from identifying automation/robotics solutions, to building and testing proof-of-concept and prototype systems, to performing industry and market research on new robotics technologies. For example, you may be helping to develop cutting edge tele-presence solutions, working with advanced 2D/3D sensors, supporting automated robotic path planning development, and creating unique ways to interpret and visualize data.This role requires someone who:Is a problem solver.Has a strong maker mindsetIs hardworking, ambitious, and enthusiastic about robots and other automation technologiesWorks swiftly, efficiently, and safely in both independent and team situationsHas a continuous improvement mindset, proactively seeking out challenges and solutionsReceives feedback professionallyUnderstands the importance of completing projects within scope, schedule, and budget, and has a track record of doing soIs willing to jump in and help colleagues across the company, regardless of the team, technology, or projectDoesnt mind traveling between the Columbus, OH and Buffalo, NY sites (approximately one trip per month)Has excellent time management skills, and always follow-through on commitmentsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Working collaboratively with internal and external teams to identify automation opportunities and solutions for our clientsWorking closely with subject matter experts to design, develop, and build demonstration and prototype automation systemsUsing CAD and simulation software packages to design and edit basic components and validate system conceptsBuilding expertise in the integration and setup of various automation technologies such as collaborative robots (cobots), vision systems, grippers, and process toolingInvestigating technology options through OEM/vendor discussions and internet researchPreparing documentation, reports, and presentations on project work, technology learning, operating procedures, etc.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:Working knowledge of automation system development and/or integrationProficiency in working with, configuring, and debugging a variety of automation hardware and software, such as robots/cobots, vision systems, sensors, end-of-arm-tooling, process tooling, controls, PLCs, HMIs, etc.Experience with advanced 2D/3D machine vision or sensor applications.Coding experience for industrial applications.Ability to confidently present in front of internal and external audiencesProficient in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)Ability to work well with ever-changing priorities and/or situationsExhibit and maintain positive, solutions-oriented attitude toward work and co-workersExcellent organizational skills and ability to work well under stress, despite numerous interruptionsHigh degree of accuracy and attention to detail in assigned tasks on a consistent basisOutstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of associatesTeam-oriented attitude and focus with strong ability to collaborate with othersSole US Citizenship is required based on federal contract requirementsADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES PREFERRED:Collaborative robot experience such as with Universal Robots, Doosan, Fanuc, etc.Solidworks or AutoCAD skills, including the ability to design and edit parts and assemblies.Automation system simulation experienceRIA safety risk assessment experienceCNC machine setup and/or programming experienceEDUCATION:B.S. in an engineering or other related technical field of studyEXPERIENCE:Minimum of three (3) years of hands-on experience in developing, building, operating, and troubleshooting robotic/automation systems**Sole US Citizenship is required for consideration**EOE/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status AccommodationsIndividuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search and/or application process should contact Human Resources at (614) Jobble

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