Robotics Applications Eng./Tech - Assembly for Electronics Industry

Basic Info

Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
Job type
Design and Engineering
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB Robotics is a leading supplier of industrial robots and robot software, equipment, and complete application solutions. We are a trusted partner who continues to redefine robotics automation, with a focus on collaborative solutions, which allow humans to work safely alongside robots without the need for barriers.

The quality and innovation of engineering in our products, systems, and service offerings keep our customers ahead. Developing solutions for our customers all over the world and working on our market-leading technologies will challenge and enrich your work and your mind.

The role reports to the Operations Manager - Electronics & General Industry, and is located in Auburn Hills, Michigan. As an Applications Engineer / Technologist, you will be coordinating with the design and development groups to determine effective applications, equipment, and methods to produce new products. It also includes providing consulting services to project execution operations–both internal and external.

Your responsibilities

  • This position will focus on the assembly of small parts, mainly in the Electronics industry. Under limited direction, perform a variety of complex engineering assignments requiring in-depth knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus an understanding of related disciplines to cost-effectively achieve objectives. Assignments typically require the use of advanced and innovative techniques. Proactively seek and implement initiatives to improve operations and increase customer satisfaction.
  • The responsibilities will include, but not limited to, design, analyze, and evaluate systems, products, or components, requiring a high degree of technical expertise. Design and develop complex models or simulations and apply advanced computer programs, analytical techniques, or control strategies to effectively meet requirements and resolve problems.
  • Act as principal investigator or lead a group of engineers investigating problems, developing solutions, and preparing related recommendations and reports.
  • Conduct economic studies and prepare or lead the preparation of specifications, proposals for contracts, licensing, and safety documents, and obtain required approvals.
  • Represent the group in meetings and conferences and interact with customers to resolve significant technical issues and develop related action plans.

Your background

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Engineering, and 5 years' experience in automation, robotics, application, proposal, assembly, OR Associates' Degree, preferably in a technical field, and 7 years' experience in automation, robotics, application, proposal, assembly, OR High school diploma, or GED, and 9 years' experience in automation, robotics, application, proposal, assembly.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in the United States.
  • Open to travel 40%.
  • Highly preferred experience with automated assembly especially for Electronics industry, General Industry, or others.
  • Good communication skills, problem solving, very creative to help with design concepts to execution

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

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