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South Texas USA Robotics Manufacturing and Automation Consultant

Futura Automation, LLC

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Posted on 05/02/2021


Houston, TX or Austin, TX USA or vicinity


Futura Automation, a Scottsdale AZ based company, is adding Manufacturing Consultant partners in the Houston or Austin areas of Texas.  We are looking for self-starters with experience in Manufacturing Automation and Robotics.  This is a robotics and automation solutions provider and business development position, so if you enjoy solving engineering 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 or service.  Income over $200K is possible with active lead development.  We will negotiate a reasonable monthly draw.  We are an ESOP company, so equity participation is awarded based on performance.  We represent Flexfactory,  Ready Robotics, Pleora Technologies, TPL Vision, Robot Protection Systems, Reer Safety throughout North America.  We have resale relationships with many popular automation manufacturers such as Sanyo Denki, Advantech and Weintek.  We work with all major robot and vision brands including Cognex, Fanuc, Kawasaki, ABB and Denso.  

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Prospect for new and followup with existing manufacturing automation clients.  Learn customer KPIs and understand their immediate needs.  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 industrial software, along with product specific programming tools.  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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