Controls/ Industrial Robotics Programmer

4AG Robotics Inc.

Description

We are searching for a Controls/Industrial Robotics Programmer to join our growing agtech startup in Salmon Arm, BC. Join a team at the forefront of technological innovation in mushroom harvesting as we build robots to address critical labour shortages and build a more sustainable food future.

What you will work on. As a Controls/ Industrial Robotics Programmer you will get to:

  • Develop, implement, and troubleshoot PLC programs for industrial automation systems
  • Utilize expertise in multi-axis motion control programming for industrial servo drives including servo motor tuning and motion path optimization
  • Program and optimize robotic arms, including gantry and SCARA configurations
  • Ensure seamless integration of robotic systems into overall industrial processes
  • Understand electrical control cabinet Schematics containing PLCs, servo drives, power supplies and support others in the design and optimization of them
  • Configure and integrate various industrial sensors, including inductive and optical proximity sensors, rotary encoders, and IO-Link devices
  • Lead the commissioning of industrial control systems, ensuring functionality and efficiency
  • Identify and resolve issues through effective troubleshooting techniques
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to optimize system performance

Who you are. Some combination of following skills, abilities, experience, and attributes will help you thrive in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field
  • Programming experience in industrial automation
  • Strong PLC programming skills (experience with B&R brand PLCs and Structured Text programming language is a bonus)
  • Proficient in motion control programming for industrial servo drives
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial robotic arm programming (6-axis, SCARA)
  • Experience with electrical control cabinets and industrial sensors
  • Ability to troubleshoot and commission industrial control systems
  • Understanding of electrical and pneumatic circuits, valves, actuators
  • Familiarity of mechanicals systems, including linkages, linear drives, valves, actuators, and a basic understanding of kinematics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

If this sounds like the type of opportunity that made you want to be a programmer in the first place, if this kind of work makes you excited to come to work in the morning, then you might be just the person we are looking for.

What our teammates enjoy. We build robots and deeply appreciate our humans. We move swiftly and expect a lot from each other. We build our work around this.

  • We value our people. We offer competitive compensation, and this role will have a salary range of per year. You will have access to extended health, dental, and vision care and an annual health care spending account.
  • We value your time. We support work-life integration that focuses on delivering results not completing a timesheet. We flex to get the job – and life – done.
  • We recharge with downtime. A start up can be a busy place. Take 3 weeks of paid vacation to start on top of statutory holidays.
  • We understand learning never ends. We support our people to pursue ongoing development and learning throughout the year.

Who we are. We design and build mushroom harvesting robots to solve critical issues in the mushroom growing industry. While we design robots, we speak human. We are as passionate about our people as our product. No two days around here look the same, and we like it that way. We don’t get hung up on our ideas or ourselves. We all work together to contribute to our collective goals. This is a “How can I help?” not a “That’s not my job” sort of place. We work hard and have loads of fun along the way. We are problem solvers at our core, and we value curiosity, open minds, and the desire to be better.

What we believe. Life in a start-up is always moving and we believe in changing our minds often to stay open to new ideas and perspectives that drive us forward into spaces and places we’ve never been. This is innovation to us. We disagree with each other often and we commit to moving forward together always. We go all-out in our work and are all-in with each other. We move swiftly and keep processes and controls to a minimum. And we keep the freezer stocked with ice cream at all times.

If this describes your background, skills, experience, and attributes head over to our website and submit your application. And hey, we don’t always get it right. We’re human. If you think you have something to add to our team, feel an alignment with our values and are delighted by our mission to build the best mushroom-picking robots in the world don’t let this job posting stop you from connecting with us.

 

How to Apply

If this describes your background, skills, experience, and attributes head over to our website and submit your application. And hey, we don’t always get it right. We’re human. If you think you have something to add to our team, feel an alignment with our values and are delighted by our mission to build the best mushroom-picking robots in the world don’t let this job posting stop you from connecting with us.