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Industry Segment Applications Engineer

ID:  4571
Function:  Engineering

Barcelona, B, ES

Industry Segment Applications Engineer


#WeAreUR and we continuously redefine automation

At Universal Robots, part of Teradyne Inc., we are empowering change in the way work is done. Our vision is to create a world where people work with robots, not like robots. And with 50,000+ cobots already installed worldwide, we’re well on the way to achieving it. Working towards our vision gives us endless opportunities to learn, grow, innovate, and solve problems together as we bring our technology to companies of all sizes all over the world.

We are looking for a creative and ambitious professional for an Applications Engineer position in Barcelona, Spain with a strong technical proficiency and pre-sales experience in the automation and robotics industry, specifically oriented to the Packaging Segment with a wealth of experience in Picking, Packing and Palletizing, to help us developing the cobot market application’s knowledge globally.


Role & Responsibilities

In this position you will be contributing to the technical and application engineering activities of the Global Center of Excellence for Packaging. You will be involved with the design and development groups to determine effective applications, equipment (hardware & software), and help us grow this important business for Universal Robots.


The Industry Segment Applications Engineer will perform various engineering duties requiring the exercise of judgment and application of standard engineering principles and practices, such as:


  • Pursue initiatives to improve effectiveness of the group and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Shape up our Show Room with solutions, create and perform demos, test and debug new software, provide feedback to the R&D teams in Denmark and proficiently work with suppliers, partners and customers of Universal Robots.
  • Monitor and support the technical development of our Distributors, Certified Systems Integrators, OEMs, and other integration partners part of our UR+ Ecosystem.
  • Provide input to the Product Management team for structuring future development roadmaps for assigned technology areas and perform proper research of Universal Robots competitors to improve our product portfolio, through exhibitions, cooperation with partners, web research and other activities.
  • Participate well in internal and external relations and act as an ambassador for Universal Robots with key players in the industry, demonstrating the ability and willingness to work towards common goals and support One UR, including navigating safely in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Provide input to the Marketing, UR Academy, UR+ and other value stream teams and make sure they all get the relevant information in a timely manner and develop a good working environment with all the involved stakeholders.
  • Work closely and keep in constant communication with the Industry Segment Manager for Packaging, making sure you are contributing to the business direction set by him/her.


We are driven by honesty and act with integrity - #WhoAreU

To be successful in this position we imagine you will come with:


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechatronics or Engineering related subject.
  • 10 or more years’ experience in robotics and automation industry required, specifically installation and commissioning, debugging and a thorough understanding of the complete lifecycle of Robotics Systems (these are robot arms, PLC’s and applications peripheral equipment such as grippers, conveyors, vision, pneumatics equipment, etc.).
  • Advanced programming skills in robotics languages, preferably URScript.
  • Advanced knowledge in a high-level programming language such as C++, Java, Python.
  • Previous experience working within a global company or engaged with global project experience is a must.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with customers at senior levels with the key stakeholders.
  • Application experience in industrial robotics automation required.
  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Visual Components or other design and offline programming software experience preferably.
  • Experience with technical training and customer visits.
  • Ability to analyze problems in a logical manner and provide with potential solutions to all stakeholders.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects/ tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize projects and tasks.
  • Self-starter who is resourceful and initiates work without specific instruction.
  • English language proficiency, both oral and in-written is required. Other language skills are a plus.
  • +25% travel and availability to work outside of normal working hours to effectively collaborate with the global Universal Robots teams.

As a person you are independent, but still a team player. You are motivated by solving complex tasks and still you are very practical in the way you approach things. Here at Universal Robots, we are very flexible, and we expect you to be the same. We have an agile organization where things continuously change and therefore it´s an advantage if you see yourself as a fast learner.

We collaborate it´s in our DNA

Join Universal Robots, the ground-breaking technology company, and help empower change in the way work is done. Shaping next year’s innovations. Moving a fast-growing industry forward. Building a truly global career. You can do it all here.


We employ 800+ people in offices across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia – and we’re growing all the time. So, if you’re looking to build your career working with some of the best talent from all over the world, we want to get in touch with you!

Send your application using the link. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis and encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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