Field Service Engineer - Contract

· Monchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Soft Robotics Inc. is a venture-backed startup in Bedford, MA that integrates patented soft actuator technologies, a proprietary vision system, and artificial intelligence stack into robotic gripping, and autonomous manipulation solutions that can handle items of varying size, shape and weight with high-speed, precision, and a human-like touch.

We have an immediate need for a Contract Field Service Engineer to work remotely at a customer site in Germany for approximately two months.  You will be part of a small team to install and run a state of the art robotic material handling system. Contractor must be a German national or EU citizen to fulfill this role.


        Two or four-year technical degree

        Proven experience doing remote industrial automation installations

        Knowledge of wiring, automation engineering, and pneumatics

        Robotics knowledge a plus

      Ability to live in Germany for two months

        PLC experience a plus

        Ability to think clearly and logically through complex situations

        Comfortable adapting to same-day and next-day changes to project scope and location

        Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Germany speaking is a plus

What you will be doing:

        Setting up Industrial Automation systems in an e-commerce distribution center

        Daily coordination with US team to ensure proper installation and set up

        Ensuring systems are installed correctly (sensors & equipment are properly calibrated)

        Addressing and solving problems with confidence

        Simple field programming & testing


In addition to base compensation, Soft Robotics will pay for travel and living expenses while on assignment.  Possible conversion to a full time position based in Europe.

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