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Robotics Engineer

GautengSouth Africa
4 days ago0 Applicants
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  • Conduct planned and proactive maintenance on equipment to deter failures.
  • Identify and implement improvement projects to optimise welding robot cycle times

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Make minor adjustments on existing robot welding programs as required.
  • Review and improve robotic process and sequence to improve cycle times
  • Provide daily production support for robotic welding cells.
  • Perform robot manual welding when required
  • Check completed parts to ensure compliance with required weld quality acceptance criteria.
  • Modify existing robot programs to improve robot reliability, maintainability, and/or performance.
  • Conduct root cause analysis for all robot downtimes and failures
  • Work with equipment OEM to improve robotic cells and address operational issues
  • Identify and implement opportunities for predictive maintenance on installed robots
  • Maintain robot welding guns by completing scheduled planned maintenance
  • Follow ISO procedures and standards to improve work processes and safety within robot cells.
  • Continuous improvement of robotic station efficiencies through correction of design deficiencies
  • Improve robotic station’s process stability


  • N. Diploma or B. Degree in Automation / Instrumentation / Electro-Mechanical Eng / Mechatronics or similar.
  • Three years’ experience on industrial robotic operation, programming, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Three years hands-on experience with Yaskawa Motoman robots
  • Three years’ experience programming Yaskawa controllers
  • Three year working experience on Yaskawa DX200 controllers
  • Working knowledge of Siemens S7 PLC
  • Knowledge of IGM robots and K6 UI will be a plus
  • General understanding of welding timers will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with global Industrial Robot standards and specifications
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