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Kforce Robotics Engineer in Austin, Texas

Kforce has a client in search of a Robotics Engineer in Austin, TX.Summary:The Robotic Engineer develops the design of very complex systems that integrate hardware and software; develops material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up; creates recommendations for ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction. The candidate guides very complex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design. This person performs advanced areas of work for the professional field. This role also displays a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross-functional problems.Accountabilities:

  • Primary equipment focus will be to help manage and coordinate the design of robotic & vision work cells incorporating various types of material handling systems

  • Provide detailed new equipment and acceptance testing specifications when required to support the procurement of new tools or improvement of existing tools

  • Drive all activities related to ensuring new equipment is built to specification

  • Thoroughly characterize and document the base line performance and capability of each system and drive actions to maintain system performance to the documented base line

  • Provide technical support for electrical controls, robot programming, vision inspection and automation; Assist in writing and maintaining effective maintenance specifications

  • Create training materials as well as conduct training of support personnel as required

  • 3 to 5 years of experience with Robotic vision installation and programming (Fanuc and Cognex a plus)

  • A thorough understanding of the principles of automated handling tools, electronics, equipment function, operation, maintenance and repair

  • Solid understanding of the principles used in electro-pneumatic systems, multi-axis robotic systems, 2D and 3D vision systems, conveyor transport systems, and data collection systems

  • Strong "hands-on" capability in the installation and commissioning of robotic/vision based systems in a production environment

  • A strong functional knowledge in PLC based process control systems used in distributed network configurations

  • 25% travel

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years