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Software Engineer

FANUC America Corporation

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Posted on 06/07/2021


Houston, TX United States


FANUC America Corporation is the world leader in robotics, CNC systems and factory automation and has been voted by our employees as a Top Workplace year after year.   Our innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas to be more efficient, reliable and profitable. We are currently searching for a dynamic, self-starter Software and Controls Engineer responsible for the definition development, implementation, and documentation of customer specific system controls hardware and system application software in our Houston, Texas office. Primary responsibilities will include:


Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work as part of an execution team to ensure success of FANUC West projects and Authorized System Integrator partners.
  • Coordinate activities and act as technical liaison between integrators, regional operation and the appropriate groups at headquarters.
  • Complete all controls and software integration and documentation within budget and on schedule.
  • Provide strong customer service while assisting District Managers with routine sales issues allowing them to focus on increasing unit sales and profit growth.
  • Develop specifications and designs for system controls (power, I/O, communications, machine interfaces, Robo Guide simulations etc.) to meet customer needs for the projects.
  • Develop system documentation (AutoCAD prints of controls designs, Software Backups, System Operation Manuals, Spare Parts Lists, etc.)
  • Comply with FANUC West standards for controls designs, application software and system documentation.
  • Manage controls and software activities during system integration phases, including design review, integration, debug, run-off and acceptance.
  • Procure quotes, purchase and track project specific hardware and software from FANUC West vendors.
  • Manage and support systems integration at FANUC West locations and at customer sites.
  • Work directly with Authorized System Integrator partners and end users to address issues associated with delivering options such as auxiliary axis packages, vision and option requirements.
  • Work with Authorized System Integrator and end-users on robot applications and apply FANUC supplied equipment effectively.

Minimum Skills & Abilities

Ideal candidate will have the following experience and education:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to design and engineer controls and software for factory automation equipment.
  • Ability to read electrical and controls prints.
  • Understanding of standard electrical codes, such as NEC, IEEE, NEMA, ANSI, NFPA, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in engineering/technical disciplines.
  • Prior experience with automated manufacturing or robotic systems activities preferred.
  • Ability to design control panels, electrical schematics, I/O diagrams, and pneumatic schematics.
  • Prior PLC programming, robot programming and AutoCAD experience desired.


FANUC America Corporation

3423 North Sam Houston Pkwy W #300
Houston, TX 77086


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FANUC America is the global leader in robotics, CNCs, and ROBOMACHINEs with over 25 million products installed worldwide. FANUC is renowned for innovative, reliable products that come with a Service First commitment that provides lifetime product support. We offer an extensive range of robot models with payload capabilities from 0.5 - 2,300 kg. FANUC’s R-30iB Plus robot controller features an intuitive user interface providing easy setup, programming and operation for both novice and advanced users. Intelligent features such as Force Sensing and integrated iRVision® machine vision provide additional programming flexibility. Other noteworthy products are the ROBOGUIDE offline simulation suite and Industrial IoT solutions like Zero Down Time (ZDT), which help customers develop, monitor, and manage their automation. From small shops to large production operations, manufacturers rely on FANUC automation to improve productivity, increase quality, maximize profits and maintain a competitive edge.

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