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Senior Robotics Engineer
Injection Molding
Posted on 1/6/2023
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 7+ years of experience in Engineering and Project Management in the plastics and automation industry
  • Familiarity with Cartesian Robots, Scara Robots, and 6 Axis Robots, both collaborative and industrial
  • Experience with line layouts, equipment specifications, and mechanical design
  • Equipment start-up and debugging experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An aptitude for developing relationships with vendors and system integrators
  • A commercially-driven mentality and approach to our business
  • Identifying our current product/platform options for a family of applications for the plastics industry, including but not limited to load and unload, deflashing, and inspection
  • Develop a best-in-class product suite that seeks to avoid too many options but has enough variety to meet the varying needs that are typical with standard pricing - including for a variety of contract lengths and minimum hours - and the conditions under which that pricing would apply
  • Coordinate the creation of collateral/talking points that will equip Business Development and Sales with sufficient information to speak intelligently about the product's features, benefits, and pricing
  • Develop a clear project qualification framework that allows accurate “one-shot quoting”
  • Manage the manufacturing of standard products/platforms that we want to keep in stock and our ongoing inventory levels to ensure product availability
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to decrease the cost to manufacture, including bulk purchases of components, sourcing & procuring second-hand components, finding design, manufacturing, and configuration efficiencies, and lowering input costs by using used and/or reconditioned equipment
  • Maintain a product roadmap for the family of applications that seeks to periodically introduce enhancements that recognize technical improvement and/or cost/time savings to deploy
Desired Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering, MBA is a plus

11-50 employees

On demand robotic automation company
Company Overview
Formic's mission is to democratize access to automated systems. Paired with their core belief of automation being a necessity, and not a luxury, Formic is building modern operation tools to integrate automation into millions of buisinesses.