Robotics Deployment Project Manager
Updated on 2/6/2024
Formic

51-200 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.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$237.1M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-32%

1 year growth

-26%

2 year growth

74%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years of project management experience in technically complex manufacturing environments
  • 3+ years of prior automation/robotics experience
  • Experience working with or for an industrial robotics System Integrator
  • Strong communication skills both written and spoken
  • Ability to skillfully manage a diverse set of team members and stakeholders
  • Hunger to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to travel up to ~40% of time, via plane and/or car
  • Located in - or open to relocate to - the greater Chicago area
Responsibilities
  • Plan and manage robotics-centric automation solutions for a variety of different clients and applications, overseeing all aspects of deployment
  • Assist in defining project scopes, gather project requirements, and validate proposals in cooperation with Formic Application Engineers and third-party robotics integrators
  • Develop and track project plans and monitor progress to ensure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met
  • Aid in the resolution of issues that surface in the deployment process
  • Assist with process refinement and standardization in deployments
Desired Qualifications
  • Located in close proximity to a major airport to facilitate quick and easy travel to customer sites