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South Central States Robotics Manufacturing and Automation Consultant

Futura Automation, LLC

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Posted on 04/09/2021


Birmingham, AL, USA or vicinity (Nashville, Decatur)


Futura Automation, a Scottsdale AZ based company, is adding a Manufacturing Consultant partner in the South Central States of Albama, Mississippi and Tennessee.  We are looking for self-starters with experience in Manufacturing Automation and Robotics.  This is a robotics and automation consulting and business development position, so if you enjoy solving problems and helping other people, with a high degree of integrity, this position could be for you.  It is commission-only but with 5-20% payout on revenue, depending on product line, and active lead development.  Income over $200K is possible.  We will negotiate a reasonable monthly draw.  We are an ESOP company, so equity participation is awarded based on performance.  We represent Flexfactory, TPL Vision, Robot Protection Systems, Reer Safety throughout North America.  We are authorized resellers for Sanyo Denki, Advantech and Weintek among popular automation lines and work with all major robot and vision brands including Cognex, Fanuc, ABB and Denso.  

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Prospect for new and followup with existing manufacturing automation clients.  Learn customer KPIs.  Support MES LEAN manufacturing programs by developing an understanding of client manufacturing processes and opportunities to increase production, improve quality and decrease unit cost.  Recommend robotic and automation solutions to improve production and reduce labor costs.  Help Design and Supervise projects implemented by field service team.

Minimum Skills & Abilities

Must be comfortable with PLCs, motion control, computers and programming.  Knowledge and skill in JavaScript, Python, Java, C++ and C# is helpful, but not required.  We sell, develop and support Tulip Interface, Octopuz and Inductive Automation software.  Robotics and CNC programming is a plus.

Minimum Education & Experience

Minimum 2 year vocational school degree in automation and robotics or 10+ years experience in plant automation. 

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The mission of Futura Automation is to consult and assist clients in the North American market regain global competitiveness in manufacturing as our team helps bring “Industry 4.0” benefits to manufacturers in North America.

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