Sr. FANUC Robotics Engineer

Job Description

This Grand Rapids based position for a Senior FANUC Robotics Engineer will be part of the Project Engineering group in the Robotics, Automation, and Development team but will also provide support to our Controls team and Lifecycle Service teams as needed.  The desired candidate will provide technical leadership, work autonomously, and provide Robotic / Controls support and maintenance functions by troubleshooting and making design improvement in a wide variety of material handling environments.  Successful candidates should have experience / knowledge with  robotics, machine design, PLC hardware/software, HMIs, vision systems, communications, conveying system, and electrical distribution.  This experience should allow the candidate to be able to implement all aspects of robotic cells from conception, simulation, and programming to implementation and support.

Specific Duties

  • Assess application needs in order to design and program robotic / automation cells including integration with other systems such as vision and conveyor.
  • Provide recommendations for successful end of arm tool design and dress pack routing.
  • Assist and direct outside contractors.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and drawings and write associated reports.
  • Supporting Lifecycle Service team with downtime resolution, performing root cause failure analysis, and keeping equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior leadership.
  • Support a fast-paced environment with multiple simultaneous project responsibilities.
  • Interfaces with customers to troubleshoot automation problems and provide training.
  • Travel 15 – 25% of the time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering / computer related field preferred.
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in a robotics engineering environment such as:
    • Robots – FANUC, Yaskawa, Nachi , ABB, EOAT tools and design
    • Programming – Backup, restore and transfer robot files; Use robot simulation software to develop robot programs and paths offline and to prove out cell cycle time, reach, payload, and design feasibility; Userframes and TCP’s (Tool center points); Teach and touchup robot points and paths.
    • Safety – Developed robotic and controls safety functions and parameters.
    • Testing – Participated in Factory Acceptance Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
    • PLC – Programmed, modified, or troubleshoot PLC controls and HMIs (AB, Siemens)
  • Experience in the material handling industry is a plus.


DLN Integrated Systems is a trusted partner enhancing competitive edge with advanced distribution solutions.  We were founded in 2002 and have continued to grow since then, helping our clients optimize their material handling and supply chain operations with expert design, installation and support. Our team includes mechanical, controls, software and robotics engineers, as well as project managers, technicians and an active sales team.

DLN is an independent systems integrator, which means our day-to-day tasks are richly varied, with exposure to the most cutting-edge automation technologies in our industry. Because our systems are thoughtfully customized to our clients’ unique needs, our concepts and designs are limitless.

DLN prides itself on being an employer of choice for people at all stages of their careers. Generous benefits, competitive compensation and paid time off are standard. We also offer work-from-home options, flexibility in schedule, and when you’re at the office you’re free to bring your dog. Our team also has opportunities to develop their skills with professional development, and leadership regularly recognizes the achievements and contributions of our team.

Outside of work, DLN actively participates in several non-profits, including a major role in the Kent County Toys for Tots program, and an annual golf outing benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan.

Candidates for some roles may be required to pass a drug screen and background check. DLN is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. DLN is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, email

We offer generous benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, opportunity for growth, and the chance to work with a winning team in a great company culture. Candidates may be required to pass a drug screen, pre-employment physical, background check, motor vehicle report, and reference checking.


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