Robot Programmer



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9M385257928
  • Posted: September 28, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies has partnered with our client, a provider of custom industrial automation solutions. They are currently seeking a Robot Programmer to join their team of technical professionals in Burlington, Ontario.  

The company is a global leader in general and robotic automation and material handling systems for a diverse range of clients. Reporting to the Projects Operations Manager, this position strictly entails robotic configuring, developing, integrating, and motions programming. This is a specialist position, specifically geared towards robotics.

The Role:

  • Programming robots
  • Develop ideas and make changes in the automated cell to reduce cost and downtime
  • High Involvement in equipment installation
  • Ability to look for root cause analysis
  • Perform and schedule preventative maintenance activities
  • Repairs, installations, and maintenance of robotic equipment
  • Configuring and developing motion programs
  • Working with communication modules
  • Arrange program requirements in programming sequence, encodes program requirements
  • To be able to configure, set-up and commission from base model robot
  • A wide variety of robot applications
  • Experience with Motoman, Fanuc, and ABB
  • Develop application using robot simulation software
  • Responsible to develop and maintain a high level of understanding of all aspects of robots in related industries
  • Mentor fellow employees in robotic applications
  • Assist the sales and design departments with cost estimates and applications
  • Travel to job sites as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • High regard for safety requirements
  • Experience with Motoman, Fanuc, and ABB robots
  • I/O capabilities and communication prodigals
  • Knowledge of industry standards
  • Strong understanding of robotic systems
  • Able to do qualitative/quantitative analysis with robotic systems
  • Some knowledge of PLC and HMI programming

Education and Experience:

  • College or industry degree in industrial robot applications
  • 5 -10 years of experience

Interpersonal Skills: 

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Extensive oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work alone or as a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your resume’ in confidence directly to Mary Cyriac (, Recruitment Consultant. 
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Mary Cyriac

Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


  • 905.247.5113

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