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Lead Robot Programmer

Company: Kruger Family Industries
Location: Portage
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARYSet up, program, and operate an industrial computerized robot workcell including all support equipment. -Other duties may be assigned.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.May be needed to come in on off hours during the week and weekends to trouble-shoot robots and assist maintenance in trouble-shooting robots.May be required to stay pass normal working hours to finish any projects that require him or her to put in extra time Monday thru Friday and possibly weekends.Advises Robot Tenders in the proper performing of the robotic workcell.Demonstrates robot and system manipulation, functioning and required reporting to new Robot Tenders and Finishers.Performs programming of new models on workcells.Works with Mold and Fixture, Group Leaders and Manufacturing Supervisor in determining fixturing, process parameters and change over required for these new models.Reads job specifications to determine system adjustments and material requirements.Enters process operating parameters into the computerized control systems.Engages necessary controls to activate the system.Monitors and adjusts when needed during operation.Observes system operation to detect product defects or system malfunction.Disassembles and reassembles various system process components (fixture carts, cutting tools, finishing equipment, etc.) associated with the production change over.Measures formed product dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation and to verify conformance to specifications.Performs work center management tasks (runs ERP reports, plots information, maintains paperwork).Maintains documentation on all production processes; press reports, maintenance logs, set up sheets, audit sheets and packing lists.Performs minor system and support equipment maintenance.Assists maintenance in all robotic troubleshooting.Performs troubleshooting procedures on robotic system problems (mechanical, electrical I/O, and PLC I/O troubleshooting).Reads and interprets production information (blueprints, packaging instructions, product specifications).Assists in the P.M. of robot equipment (testing computer boards, etc.)Assists in organizing the workcell structure and the maintenance of them (component placements, sequence of operations, etc.).Attends shift and required machine meetings. -Open to needs of Supervisors and Group Leaders and requests from various machine/robot groups.Communicate with the Supervisors and Group Leaders on ongoing projects.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES -Responsibilities include: training robot tenders and resolving technical problems.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE -High school diploma or general education degree (GED); two to four years of Thermoformer operation related experience. -One year Robotic Machine Tender and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.You should be proficient in:

  • Thermoforming Experience
  • Industrial Robot Programming
  • PLC Programming Experience
  • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
  • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Creating Preventive Maintenance Plans
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Packaging Experience
  • High School / GEDMachines & technologies you'll use:
    • ERP Software
    • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
    • Industrial RobotSalary info:$22.87 - $25.01 / hr

Keywords: Kruger Family Industries, Madison , Lead Robot Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Portage, Wisconsin

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