Robot Deployment Manager



Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

PaintJet is redefining the industrial painting market by introducing advanced robotics, AI and material sciences to optimize the coating process. Our automated approach tackles the systemic labor shortage by focusing on increasing painter productivity and precision application while reducing material waste. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Robot Deployment Manager to join our dynamic team. The primary role of the Robot Deployment Manager is to ensure effective integration of our PaintJet robots throughout field operations. Your efforts will be vital as we scale operations to keep up with our rapid growth.

The Impact You'll Make in This Role:

The Robot Deployment Manager is internally a highly visible role responsible for helping PaintJet become an exponentially scalable organization. In this position, you will have a direct impact on the company’s deployment and scaling of our robotic systems. You will work closely with both operations and engineering, merging the two to provide PaintJet a strategic technical advantage and the ability to own our respective markets.

As PaintJet’s Robot Deployment Manager, you will:

  • Manage the end-to-end deployment process of robotic painting systems for large-scale industrial applications, including warehouses, storage tanks, and marine vessels.
  • Work closely with technical teams, field personnel, and technical teams to ensure successful implementation and operation of our robotic solutions in large-scale industrial settings.
  • Collaborate with field personnel to ensure our robotic systems fulfill their needs
  • Develop and execute deployment plans, ensuring timely and efficient implementation of robotic systems.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, software development, and operations, to ensure seamless integration of robotic solutions.
  • Conduct site assessments and prepare the environment for robotic system installation.
  • Oversee the setup, calibration, and testing of robotic systems to ensure optimal performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Provide training and support on the operation and maintenance of robotic systems
  • Monitor deployed systems, troubleshoot issues, and implement necessary improvements.

To set you up for success in this role from day one, PaintJet is looking for candidates who have the following:

Skills, Abilities, Attitude

  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and presentation skills across all organizational levels
  • Can-do mindset with the ability to multitask and maintain composure during stressful situations
  • High aptitude to learn quickly, assimilate to new teams and projects, and work well under pressure with appropriate attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal presence, and ability to collaborate cross-functionally with people from various teams and various backgrounds
  • Ability to inspire and influence those around you, even without direct management responsibility
  • Quick learner and critical thinker; able to dig into complex processes and data to inform operational decisions
  • Comfortable with the pace and dynamic environment within a growing organization

Education & Work Related Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Robotics, Industrial Automation, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in deploying and managing robotic systems in industrial settings.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Technical proficiency in robotic systems, including programming, calibration, and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with clients and cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and regulations related to industrial automation and robotic systems.
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites as needed

Reasons why it pays to work at PaintJet (besides the pay itself!)

In addition to a hands-on, fun work environment with likable co-workers, PaintJet also offers:

  • Competitive base salary and performance bonuses
  • 11 paid holidays and unlimited PTO
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance with company-paid Basic Life, AD&D insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) plan
  • Company Stock Options
  • Exceptional training opportunities

Target Salary Range: $100,000 - $120,000 annually

Work Hours: This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours for Taiwan

Work Location: Remote

Travel Requirements: Travel within the U.S. and internationally (25-50%)

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every. single. qualification. At PaintJet, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and just workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with 100% of the qualifications listed, we encourage you to still apply. Our hiring philosophy looks to weed people INTO our process, not weed them out! Who knows, you may be just the right candidate for a future role with PaintJet. Just go for it... submit your resume!

PaintJet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.