The Robot Technician will prepare robots to customer specifications, perform robot programming and maintain, optimize and service industrial robots and peripheral equipment. The incumbent is responsible for a variety of tasks which ensure the efficiency and reliability of all Company tooling or production equipment and processes.
Completion of an Robotics/Electrical/Electronic/ Mechanical Engineering program from a community or recognized college program consisting of two years or more is required.
2-5 years experience with robots and electronic control systems in a robotic welding process, preferably in an industrial setting is required.
Experience in advanced robot automation programming and troubleshooting skills are required.
Experience on laser cutting processes an asset.
Proven ability to interact well with co-workers and promote the “Team” attitude.
Ability to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload
Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements
Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to interact effectively with other team members
Service, maintain, repair, install and test new or existing equipment and verify conformance to specifications. (Robot/Welding/Lasers)
Complete repairs, modifications and installations as required.
Provide plant support in troubleshooting of process problems and completes quality improvements as required to maintain part standards of quality. Establish cross functional team for reliability issues
Deal extensively with production team and other support groups as well as vendors (both parts suppliers and equipment suppliers).
Department support for testing, repairing and calibrating electric or electronic components. Validates reliability issues with components and investigates repeat component failures.
Enter all breakdown details into the Maintenance PM database and by end of shift
Carries out preventative maintenance procedures as laid out by CBAM and the manufacturer’s specifications.
Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities; repairs and systems improvements (optimization). Documents improvements and analysis data, ensure swift and effective implementation.
Analyze, record and chart documentation required for maintenance records and projects. Establishes benchmarks and shares improvement opportunities with department Shift Leader.
Establish and follow-up full project implementation including timing, concept, feasibility, design, specifications, construction and commissioning.
Prepare drawings, material specifications to requisition as required by vendors or other departments.
Assist in developing and maintaining preventative/predictive maintenance procedures.
Support or conduct training for and implementation of cross-functional repairs to equipment that includes electrical, mechanical, tooling etc. provided that it can be done safely.
Takes part in the continuous improvement process to improve productivity and quality (provides suggestions at team meetings, understands losses and gives ideas/solutions, participates in trials/experiments, volunteers on committee or focus group activities, etc.) and focuses on solutions.
Attends departmental and plant-wide communication meetings as scheduled.
Attends training as scheduled.
Complies with, supports and models CBAM’s operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook, and companies Employee’s Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles.
Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. TS16949, ISO14001).
Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures Company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed.
Conducts themselves in a professional manner.
Keeps work area clean and organized.
Other duties as required.
EQUIPMENT and/or PRODUCT FAMILIARITY:
Computer, measuring instruments, communication devices,
RESPONSIBILITY AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Under the general direction of the Shift Leader, the Robotics Technician works independently and confers regularly. Travel, on rare occasions, may be required with occasional overnight accommodation at various locations. Overtime may be required to meet production expectations. The Robotics Technician may be exposed to elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant. Ability to obtain and retain a valid passport is required.