JR Automation was founded in 1980, and has grown to become one of the leading global systems integrators and solutions providers for the industrial automation industry. With over 2,000 employees at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, we are looking ahead towards continued success and expansion while servicing multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more. JR Automation designs and builds highly integrated manufacturing systems, including robotic welding, testing, dispensing, material handling, and assembly solutions. JR Automation’s customer base includes the world’s leading automotive, life sciences, aerospace, electronics, and industrial manufacturers. With a keen focus on technological innovation and a strong dedication to their employees, customers, and community, JR Automation is poised to continue its path toward further strategic growth and expansion.
Work with customers, sales, and engineering teams to develop solutions requiring simulations.
Work with the Application Engineers if simulations are needed in proposals.
Evolve and grow the Simulation Engineering Team at JR Automation.
Balance project priority and cross-business unit work.
Engage in developing standards and processes to ensure quality and long-term maintainability of simulations for JR Automation.
Manages, leads, and executes simulations, intellectual property, and special projects.
Initiate, facilitate and cultivate external relationships and partnerships.
Build processes and retain relationships to share simulation capabilities, processes and knowledge across all JR Automation companies and business units.
Continuously evolve and improve currents simulation processes.
Adhere to JR Automation and Simulation Engineering standards and processes.
Maintain the quality, respectability, and professionalism that JR Automation requires.
Minimum 3+ years of direct experience with robotics, preferably within the industrial automation or comparable industry.
BS degree, in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial, or software engineering
Industrial robotic automated work cell design experience.
Ability to experiment while reviewing concepts, think out-of-the-box, and providing solutions.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives with varying priorities.
Some travel required and willingness to commit to extended travel periods for project based work, training, sales events, and conferences. Some international traveling could be required.
Strong mechanical aptitude with a focus on safety and quality.
Experience with robotic simulation software such as RobotStudio, Roboguide, Visiual Components, Delmia, Process Simulate is a plus
PLC platform experience is a plus
We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit program that reflects JR’s high regard for our employees.