Company: Kohler Co.
Location: Kohler, WI
Employment Type: Full Time

Under the general direction of the Supervisor of Controls & Electrical Engineering will be responsible for concept development, justification, and implementation of major projects within the Cast Iron Division, as they relate to robotic processes. A significant portion of this position includes robotic programming and controls support.

Provide efficient robot enameling / polishing programs for tubs, sinks, and lavs to maintain a high level of quality. Included within this scope is the necessary development and implementation of process enhancements needed to achieve these goals.

Work with the Cast Iron and Stainless Steel Division supervision to develop a master plan for the continuance of automation. The major goal will be to automate the lower volume products, with flexible automation, thus making them a high volume family of parts.

Manage capital projects to be completed on-time and within budget.

Assist in production support for all robotic applications.

Frequent contact with production supervision to develop and discuss projects for improved quality and to reduce labor and production costs.

Frequent contact with accounting to determine savings and justifications for the implementation of future automation projects.

Frequent contact with other Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers to develop processes consistent with our long-term objectives.

Frequent contact with upper management to review reports and programs.

Frequent contact with all levels in Cast Iron and Stainless Steel to develop programs and train users.

Occasional contact with support areas: Training, Systems, Materials, HR, etc.

Minimum of a four-year degree, preferably in Engineering with three to five years of practical experience at developing and installing automated robotic equipment.


Minimum of a two year degree in Robotic Technology, with a four year Business degree, and five to seven years of practical robotic experience.
Strong verbal, written, and personal computer skills.

Job Code: 12041
Category: Engineering
Post Date: Monday, May 02, 2011 at 4:01 AM
Company: Kohler Co.
Contact Name: Human Resources

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