Controls & Robotics Engineer in San Bernardino County

Controls & Robotics Engineer

$85,000 – $95,000


Benefits: Full


An automation focused company which has organically grown into a contract manufacturer for some of the largest medical device manufacturers in the U.S. Now they are becoming their preferred automation and robotics systems integrator. The goal is to support their customers continued growth by being an extension of their team.

Company’s engineering team is dynamic, fun, hands-on and never says no to a challenge, with their expanding reach and diverse projects they are looking for a robotics engineer with system integration experience. You will be joining an evolving team, with focus on customer needs and continuous improvement.

What to expect

  • Work as part of the engineering team and independently on various automation projects
  • Provide the necessary support to the project manager to create project timelines and critical paths
  • Design and document electrical enclosures and systems
  • Program PLCs, HMIs and other electrical devices as need
  • Responsibilities within robotics projects as well as engineering and internal projects will include but not limited to leading or being part of the team that:
    • Develops and documents User Requirement Specifications
    • Speed and reach calculations and simulations for robot applications
    • DFMEA and PFMEA
    • Simulations, Schematics and 3D modeling
    • Implementation and Deployment
    • Design pick and place solutions and proof of concepts

Desired skills

  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks toward completion targets under minimal supervision
  • Support the Automation Specialists (AS) sales team in developing the scope of a project
  • Experienced in electrical design
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling
  • Experience with advanced automation control systems
  • Experience in designing and upgrading automated equipment
  • Product knowledge of controls and automation devices as well as software
  • Ability to pick and specify components to fulfill its intended function in a system
  • Strong PLC and HMI programming skills
  • Understanding of Sensors, Robotics, Complex Mechanical designs and various controls for automated systems
  • Complete all assigned work in a timely fashion and able to meet assigned deadlines

The Must haves

  • Experience in the selection, programming and implementation of robots, vision systems and industrial automation solutions
  • Industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting of 24VDC up to 480V 3phase systems
  • Ability to maintain, troubleshoot and modify the following:
    • PLC failures
    • device failures
    • Robotics systems components
    • Control Network components
    • HMI components
    • Motor Controls and starters
    • VFD’s and standard electrical components
  • Design experience and component selection in accordance to applicable standards (ex. UL508A)
  • Experience in high volume production, with an emphasis on ergonomic design, yield improvement, labor and cost reduction
  • Experience in documentation and Risk assessments and good working knowledge of applicable standards (RIA TR R15.306-2016, ISO/TS 15066, ISO 10218-1:2011, etc.)
  • Solid understanding and hands on experience of integrating multiple systems
  • Hands-on experience in developing proof of concept designs

3D Modeling, simulation and reach study experience

Good To haves

  • Customer facing experience
  • Experience with industrial robotics
  • Project management skills
  • Validation experience
  • Solid understanding of mechanical design principles
  • Experience with a wide range of conveying and sorting systems
  • Understanding of mechanical design principles and systems

Education and Experience

  • BS / MS Engineering or related four-year Degree with focus on automation & robotics or electrical & controls
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Proven track record of hands-on experience leading or being an integral part of robotic and automation projects



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