Website Caterpillar

Robotic Tech Manager Job Highlights

Title Robotic Tech Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering
Location Athens, GA, United States
Company Caterpillar

Company Profile

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.

Job Profile

The company is looking to hire a Robotic Tech Manager who will sit in a modern and highly automated factory supporting 48 robotic arms designed to weld structures for our Mini Excavator and Small Track Type Tractor products.

Be responsible for the programming and operation of these robotic cells while supervising robot technicians through three shifts.

This position will draw heavily from your technical robotic and welding experience as we maintain current processes and develop innovative ways of automated welding. 

The development of welding robots, which is relatively new to our industry, will also be included in this job!

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering (or equivalent technology degree) from a college/university

Work Experience

  • Possess 3 or more years of manufacturing or industrial engineering experience


  • Be accountable for conceptual design, development of product or process, data analysis and extraction, failure resolution and prevention, and requirements management
  • Have accountability for all fabrication facility robotic programming and robot technicians.
  • Provide supervision and technical direction to hourly, salaried, and management personnel engaged in design, development, or research activities related to a single technology, component, product, or sub-process which accomplish product maintenance and new product introduction objectives
  • Provide technical expertise to the project team on robotic programming and functions
  • Provide technical project management, development of a product, internal and external requirements management, and cost-value management
  • Work with immediate work group, project team, suppliers, internal and external customers, and the market to impact a single product, process, or factory

Credible Things

  • Industrial robotics programming experience
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or higher
  • Three or more years of experience and fluency in programming welding robots using the Fanuc programming language
  • 2 years of experience using CAD software to create 3D models and drawings (Creo, Solid Works, or Inventor preferred
  • Welding/fabrications experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings


  • The company offers a total rewards package that provides day-one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a yearly bonus.
  • Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based on the hire date).

Employer’s Statement

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

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