Manufacturing and Production

Robotic Programmer


Saige Partners

Robotic Programmer Germantown, WI

Our Germantown client is looking for an experienced Robotic Programmer to join their team! If this is you, apply to this growing and exciting organization.


Provide the robotic programming and technical expertise required to support quality & innovative integration, startup, and customer training associated with our companies machinery and equipment. Support in the achievement of on time delivery, meeting budget targets, and ensuring achievement of all traditional customer service and performance expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

With limited supervision as required, this position is responsible for the assembly and integration of robotic welding cells through the development and programming of robotic motion paths; for the integration and installation of peripherals such as i/o devices, relays, positioners, operator stations, grippers, welders, and other end-of-arm tools, or conveyors through robotic controllers and/or programmable logic controllers; and for the performance testing of robotic assemblies, and documentation of such test procedures and results. Must tie-in PLC logic with Robot programs to assure a smooth “hand shake”, and verify that all tasks required by the customer are met, including welds, speeds and efficiency.

Also responsible for customer run-offs, system backup, tear down of system for shipment, reassembly at customer location and training of customer personnel. Must be able to troubleshoot robotic systems and to disassemble and reassemble robots and peripheral equipment to make repairs and replacement of defective components as needed.

Responsible for receiving new robots, verifying that all package contents are included, and for the initial set-up of “as received” robots, and loading to the Client’s Server.

During non-peak periods, may be required to function as an electrical or mechanical assembler as needed. Also responsible for such other duties that management may assign to the position from time to time.

Education, Experience and Qualifications

Requires high school education minimum, with continuing technical education or associates degree highly desirable, plus 3 to 5 years related work experience. Must have working knowledge of electrical, & pneumatic control concepts (and hydraulic desirable), the ability to read and interpret related schematics, and knowledge of resistance and Mig welding principles. Specific experience with Fanac, Motoman (Yaskawa), Panosonic, & ABB desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required.

Physical Requirements

Incumbent spends a significant part of the workday standing, utilizing hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Often required to climb to access hard to reach areas, and to program robots in cramped spaces. Position requires good near vision for seeing details at close range as well as finger and manual dexterity. Must also possess physical flexibility and coordination. The attached job-specific functional abilities assessment is an integral part of this job description.

Position involves significant travel and overnight stay (as much as 50% during peak periods of activity but on average 20-30%) to customer locations for installation/start-up.


Work Environment

Incumbent usually works alone with minimum of supervision, but has significant contact with fellow workers, engineering staff, customers and suppliers. Must maintain a high level of accuracy. Incumbent may be required to participate with engineers/designers in problem solving activities in both the design and production phases of machine building, and may have significant interface with customers’ personnel during run-off and installation.

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