Senior Research Associate, Automation Robotics Specialist
DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be. Automation in the greenhouses is rapidly growing and the need for robotic and software integration knowledge is essential. The Senior Research Associate will lead implementation of automation projects for the Operations group in the Controlled Environments Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring the newest technology is appropriately implemented into our processes, working with the IM department for software and engineering needs, proposing and laying out process improvements with automated equipment and/or software, solving problems in automation. A successful applicant has knowledge of robotics including autonomous movement, software programming skills, familiarity with project management, and acts as a team player.Pioneer fosters an innovation culture that continuously solves problems while providing extra benefits to our customers with a goal to keep feeding the world. Duties/Responsibilities The Senior Research Associate will drive the implementation of changes and enhancements Make implementation plans for changes or enhancements in automation and present them to leadership and staff.Execute the implementation of changes or enhancements in automation.Ensure timelines are met and implementation of changes does not interfere with running production. The Senior Research Associate will lead and assist with execution of tasks for automation Organize tasks that come in for automation so that tasks will be done on requested time.Ensure that you have appropriate amount of resources to complete the tasks on time.Solve problems that arise in automation and work with R&M team to fix material failures.Work closely with supervisor and staff to ensure no impediments are in the way of progress. Work closely with other teams to ensure perfect transition to new implementations. Candidate will be expected to promote a safe, effective and accurate work environment. Administer assigned safety programs and works with team members to ensure that all employees are working in a safe manner.Follow prApply for this job.