Robotics Engineer

Robotics Engineer

Job Category
Manufacturing
Location
Fremont, California
Req. ID
50322
Job Type
Full-time
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The Role

Tesla is seeking a highly motivated engineer for a Senior Automation Controls position to focus on creating equipment for manufacturing and its sub-assemblies. This position concentrates specifically on controls of PLC driven robotic cells, servo actuated mechatronic systems and high volume automated process equipment.

Responsibilities

The Robotics Engineer, will have extensive theoretical and hands-on experience in all facets of robotic applications used in Manufacturing, as well as experience managing new product introductions, equipment projects (new installations) and process optimization, upgrades & modifications. Experience with multiple robot brands is desired.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for designing/selecting robotic systems.
  • Creating simulations and offline programs with Delmia or Process Simulate.
  • Responsible for continue process optimization.
  • Advanced robot programming including DCS, Kuka Safe.
  • Develop custom robot application code to interface with new technologies.
  • Support maintenance team in troubleshooting difficult breakdowns and chronic equipment failures.
  • Project management: both internal maintenance projects, and major contractor projects.
  • Develop procedures and maintain proper documentation related to robotics systems.

Requirements

  • BS in mechatronics engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years extensive experience Robotic programming and applications.
  • Excellent robotic high level and back ground programming skills on Fanuc, KUKA, ABB or equivalent brands.
  • Hands on experience commissioning and programming insdustrial robots
  • Robotic mechanical and electrical trouble shooting skills.
  • Experience with Robot simulation packages as well as off-line programing using Robcad, Delmia 3DX or Process Simulate (preffered).
  • Virtual commissioning experience of a robotics system is a plus.
  • Knowledge on programming languages such as Python, Java, C, C++, HTML, ROS
  • Experience on robotics applications such as Spot Weld, Stud Weld, Adhesive, Self Piercing Rivet, Vision, Arc Weld, Roll hemming.
  • Experience on Automotive industries is a plus.
  • Good overall people management skills.
  • Proficient in CAD (CATIA is a plus)
  • Basic PLC programming knowledge is a plus.

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