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Robot Welding Coordinator


JOB TITLE:           Robot Welding Coordinator
COMPANY/DEPARTMENT:   SpecSys, Inc. / Manufacturing
REPORTS TO:     Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor
FLSA STATUS:  Non Exempt / Full-time

JOB SUMMARY: Robot Welding Coordinator oversees robot weld cell activities, with primary duty being weld robot programming and centralized networking therein. Candidate will manage costs and expenses through process efficiencies and assures the proper equipment across facilities is on hand with capacity ready to meet production demands.

  • Primary Responsibility: Strong knowledge of Fanuc robot programming and general maintenance:
    • Responsible for robot welding programming; specifying fixtures, where applicable; specifying what parts should go across the robot cells, etc.; verification of products & processes as intended and programmed.
  • Coach and mentor team members in Welding department on operation of robot cells
  • Plans and coordinates work center schedules and manpower requirements according to project/job requirements.
  • Leads and conducts formal problem-solving training and activities.
  • Reviews relative production reports (productivity, quality, budget, etc) and initiates corrective actions when/where appropriate.
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities to maximize efficiency and productivity of production workers, machines themselves, and improve product quality, and reduce costs.
  • Ensures in-process controls are routinely followed to verify product quality standards are met.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety regulations.


  • Detailed understanding of robot and welding processes and shop capabilities.
  • Understanding of fixtures and their use, where appropriate on positioner in robot weld cells.
  • Knowledge of computers and controls.
  • Mechanical knowledge of designing and controlling of equipment.
  • Read and understand written information, including production prints.
  • Identify problems, review information and use math skills to solve problems.


  • 10+ years of welding experience, 2 years in robot weld programming, 5 years in supervisory role.
  • Experience in job shop environment.
  • Ability to travel.

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be acceptable.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs., bending, crawling and being on feet for up to 8 plus hours per work day.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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Ritalka ♦ 121 North 1st Street ♦ Montevideo, MN 56265 ♦ 320-269-3227