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Automation Application Engineer - CoLab

Company: SCHUNK Intec Inc
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Summary of Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:Primary responsibilities of Automation Application Engineer are to support SCHUNK USA CoLab operations through application validation and advanced support of solutions and problem solving. The CoLab removes barriers to automation by testing customer workpieces with SCHUNK automation equipment. The CoLab's primary purpose is to bring confidence to customers that a concept or idea is a feasible solution. The Automation Application Engineer will understand basic to advanced automation concepts to independently identify technologies fitting customer's goals. Conceptualizing and designing basic to advanced mechanical fixtures and components will be common in this role. Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Automation Application Engineer - CoLab include the following:

  • Independent accomplishment of assigned tasks according to specifications by customer, team lead or manager.
  • Communicate with inside sales, regional sales managers, channel partners, and end customers to open CoLab validation projects.
  • Lead meetings with sales managers and customers to understand application goals and learn if solution can be confirmed with pre-existing knowledge or application database.
  • Receive and process customer workpieces for validation following labeling and storage procedures.
  • Become an expert in key, focus, and common product technologies tested in the CoLab as well as alternative solutions.
  • Independent setup of simple to advanced test fixturing, clear explanation of support where needed to Automation Technician.
  • Expert programming of collaborative robots to achieve validation goals where automation is required - some technologies can be validated and tested manually or by hand.
  • Setup and lead live demonstration and explanation of solutions when as requested by customers.
  • Successfully identify alternate solution proposals and approaches, actively engaging in communication with customer to clarify open points and questions.
  • Elaborate validation concepts considering customer conditions, cycle times or goals, support standardization of testing.
  • Record success or failure notes and documentation including technical specifications, products selected and used, images and video as needed.
  • Upload relevant or interesting applications successes to database to encourage global application knowledge.
  • Communicate results of validation to sales manager, inside sales, and customers leading to next steps in sales cycle of quoting and ordering appropriate products.
  • Capacity planning and allocation of time and resources to validations and projects, design of solutions and creation of quotes, offer communication and negotiation, build and improve processes and systems with standardization.
  • Calculate and quote CoLab time and labor on in-depth analysis of customer processes.
  • Create trade show robot demonstrations to engage existing and potential customers at industry events including concepting, design, ordering, setup and programming collaborative robot.
  • Mentor and train apprentice and co-op students during department rotations.
  • Conduct CoLab tours and presentations for sales channel partner and customer on-site events.
  • Participate in SCHUNK special projects when requested.
  • Travel up to 10%.
  • Other duties may be assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab : None. Qualifications for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:
    • Use initiative and efficiency to complete applications.
    • Exceptional organization skills.
    • Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
    • Ability to recognize and analyze problems, develop, implement and carryout solutions.
    • Ability to give clear direction and steps to complete tasks.
    • Basic to advanced electrical knowledge of wiring inputs and outputs.
    • Experience using 3D modeling software - experience with PTC Creo preferred.
    • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment with management, technical sales, applications engineers, and inside and outside sales staff.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects coordinating priorities with team members.
    • Collaborative and/or industrial robot programming experience.
    • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment. Education and/or Experience for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:Bachelor's degree in engineering or an equivalent combination of training, education and work experience.Language Skills for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:
      • Ability to communicate technical information effectively in person and via written communication.
      • Ability to read and understand technical documentation and operating manuals of manufacturing and automation equipment.
      • Ability to write detailed reports and correspondence.Mathematical Skills for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:
        • Ability to apply basic to advanced level mathematical concepts and operations Reasoning Ability for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:
          • Ability to read, understand and interpret documents and procedure manuals and carry out instructions furnished in oral, written or diagram form.
          • Ability to apply thought process and logic to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
          • Ability to follow direction from manager to make informed decisions on tasks and projects. Computer Skills for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab:
            • Ability to use PC applications including advanced skills with Microsoft Suite and internet research.
            • 3D modeling software experience.
            • Ability to use or learn to use in-house sales/order applications and/or systems.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations for Automation Application Engineer - CoLab: Valid Driver's LicensePM21PI201623829

Keywords: SCHUNK Intec Inc, Cary , Automation Application Engineer - CoLab, Other , Morrisville, North Carolina

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