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Robotics Engineer (Manipulators)

Business Unit:  Research & Development
Division:  Technology Innovation Group
Department:  Robotics Center

Your Mission

This position is responsible for optimizing the manufacturing processes by creating innovative robotic manipulation technologies and actuation applications. He/she will take charge of the design and conceptualization of gripper and end-effector mechanisms, pick-and-place intelligence, motion planning as well as robotic manipulator programming and execution.

What To Expect

  • Participate in a team to research and develop robotic manipulator motion control and innovative applications for industrial automation
  • Robot arm programming: Yaskawa, ABB, KUKA, etc.
  • Selection and integration of sensors, actuators, and vision systems
  • Study and implementation of pick-and-place strategies and algorithms
  • Development of end-effector and gripper mechanisms
  • Robotic manipulator simulation for new applications and deployments
  • Project management and coordination with industry partners
  • Documentation of technical reports, program codes, and set-up manuals

What You'll Bring

  • Master/Ph.D. Degree in Electrical/ Mechanical/ Computer Engineering or relevant disciplines
  • At least 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Extensive experience in robotic manipulator kinematics, dynamics, control, and motion planning
  • Proven competence in creating his/her own pick-and-place algorithms and applying them to real products
  • Working knowledge of industrial robot arm controllers and sensors integration as well as work cells setup
  • Solid knowledge of grip mechanism, vision system, and pick-and-place application design
  • Proficiency in programming industrial robots using manufacturer’s specific language or C/C++, Python, etc.
  • Familiarity with ROS, Linux OS, and other similar libraries or software tools
  • Good publication records in major conferences and journals