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Robot Programmer

Date: Jan 19, 2022

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).



Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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