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Robot Programmer Job

Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Summary of Responsibilities:

Defines, integrates, programs, and modifies robot systems primarily focusing on welding operations.  Produces efficient and logical programs and operation techniques that will satisfy user requests.


Summary of Duties:

  • Designs programs and tests and implements systems for all robotic machines.
  • Applies advanced knowledge and experience to promote the expansion of robotics where sufficient benefit exists.
  • Serves as project lead for new robotic installations
  • Assists supervisors in monitoring quality of robot.
  • Trains operators to properly run robot.
  • Mentor other robotics trained technical staff to support production.
  • Advanced troubleshooting for any machine variances to maintain product quality.
  • Maintains OSHA compliance and corporate safety standards within the department and company.
  • Responsible for maintenance of the machine.
  • Establishes network of programs to utilize memory of systems.
  • Knows how to work and set up equipment.
  • Capable of re-work electrical trouble shooting.
  • Must know coordinate synchronous motion.
  • Flexible hours
  • Miscellaneous duties as required


QUALIFICATIONS:  (Designate Required or Preferred)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Robotics, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or related engineering discipline preferred.
  • Minimum requirement is 2 year technical degree with 2 to 5 years related work experience preferred.
  • Should possess knowledge & experience with AWS & ASME code (preference to certifications).








Experience: Preferred



  • A minimum of two years of experience in an advanced weld robotics programming/integration Role to acquire sufficient background and technique to perform job responsibilities.
  • Project management for new equipment installations and new product development/introduction.
  • Knowledge of agricultural parts, machinery and equipment helpful. Minimum of two years’ experience in project management or related field. Good overall knowledge of product introduction process.



Experience: Required




  • ABB and Yaskawa programming experience required.
  • Proficiency at GMAW welding in all positions




  • Team player who can communicate effectively and train others in a team environment.
  • Understanding of welding procedures and specifications (including PQRs and welder certifications).
  • Installation and programming with GMAW weld robots.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Software proficiency (preference to MS Office -- Excel, Outlook, Word, MS project; CAD -- Inventor, Unigraphics, ProE; Robot programming -- Robot studio, Weldpro, DTPS, Karel, Allen Bradley Plc5, Rs Logix 500etc).


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