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Training Instructor
Ref No.: 18-01542
Location: Clinton Township, Michigan
Delivers high quality Robotic/Automation Training Seminars for client's employees and customers on the installation, programming, safety, maintenance, and repair of Client's Robotics machinery and equipment. Responsible for preparing and delivering lectures, leading and moderating classroom discussions, administering and grading examinations.  Exercises independent judgment and discretion in the delivery of training and the improvement of existing training courses, the development of new training programs to accommodate customer requirements and increase organizational profitability.  Mentors Associate Training Instructors in the preparation and delivery of training courses. Participates in special events promoting STEM.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Delivers basic and specialized training seminars and with training curriculum created by headquarters.
  • Communicate appropriate safety precautions for robot operation.
  • Modify and adapt existing training curriculum by researching customer's applications and creates new training programs as warranted.
  • Identifies curriculum errors, areas of improvement and proposes document changes.
  • Tests trainees and internal personnel to measure progress, evaluate training effectiveness and provide ongoing training recommendations.
  • Participates in meetings, seminars and training sessions to keep abreast of the industry and for benchmarking purposes.
  • Delivers and participates in Train-the-Trainer programs and coach's others involved in training efforts to provide growth and staff development opportunities.
  • Works with Technical Support and Engineers to fully understand the technical and safe operation of Client's Robot products for purposes of course design.
  • Provides multi-level lecture and laboratory training to customers and Client's personnel.
  • Provides recommendations for continuous improvement within the department and company.
  • Assists other departments and participates in departmental meetings when required.
  • Maintains training records in conjunction with ISO requirements.
  • Maintains, prepares, updates, configures, and repairs robot lab equipment.
  • Prepares robots and materials for shipment for on-site training sessions.
  • Understands and follows safety regulations and identifies safety concerns.
  • Adheres to the Quality System and participates in continual improvement.
  • International travel of varying length may be required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be punctual, reliable and independently driven.
  • Experienced in advanced computer languages and coding in C, C++, and/or C#, and/or Java.
  • Experience with automation and other industrial robots such as Fanuc, Yaskawa, ABB, Kawasaki, Nachi, Denso, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical prints, electrical prints and other related technical documentation.
  • Must be skilled in low voltage electronics and troubleshooting.
  • Must be skilled in how to use basic tools and mechanical teardown of robot arms.
  • Must possess computer skills in MSOffice tools such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Adobe.
  • Must possess strong communication and customer relation skills.
  • Instruction/teaching, public speaking skills and experience in training seminars or formal training courses in a college or professional training environment preferred.
  • Valid driver's license and passport required.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.S.E.E./B.S.C./B.S.M.E.) from four-year university or two-year college with two years of related robotic automation experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, training programs, and procedure manuals.  Ability to convey ideas and technical data to audiences that vary in skills and abilities.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, co-workers, managers, and customers.  Ability to read electrical and controls prints typical in factory automation systems.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to calculate area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to perform advanced mathematical analysis of digital signal processing, and kinematics.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
Must be authorized to work in the United States and possess a valid passport and driver's license.