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Robotics Application Engineer

Summary of job contents

 The Robotics Application Engineer works within the Technical Engineering Center (TEC) in developing new products.  


Key accountabilities


  • Collaboration in a development-related application team. Work directly with design team in Germany to develop and create requirements for ongoing development projects.
  • Development of standardized robotics solutions (Hardware and Software) with customers and sales. Development of new application fields for Festo robotics components and system solutions.
  • Responsible for planning, project planning and implementation of pilot applications until customer acceptance or production readiness
  • On-site commissioning at (pilot) customer sites
  • Responsible for developing target application requirements in close collaboration with Product Management, Business Development and Sales.
  • Development of new concepts and solutions, as well as testing and application of new technologies - especially in the fields of sensor technology/image processing.


Knowledge and Experience


  • Completed studies in the field of automation technology, robotics, mechatronics, computer science or similar.
  • Experience in the use of industrial robots or cobots
  • Experience in programming robots
  • Experience with image processing and sensor technology
  • Experience in PLC programming, especially CoDeSys
  • Knowledge in the field of robotics safety
  • Desirable: use of HMI methods 2-4.
  • Knowledge of programming with high-level or scripting languages desirable (e.g. Python, C++)
  • Willingness to travel on business, including abroad. (max 20 %)


Festo Corporation offers a robust benefits package, which is designed to help employees and their dependents stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. This is just one way we strive to provide employees with a rewarding workplace. As an effort to keep pace with healthcare trends, Festo Corporation is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to its employees which includes...Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Programs, Short-term and Long-term disability, 401k, Pet Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid time off, Educational assistance and many more.


Festo is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that the best way to attract and retain a diverse workforce is to encourage a culture of inclusion within our organization.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Company:  Festo Corporation

Mason, US, 45039

We look forward to your application!

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