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Engineer Field Service

Holly, Michigan, 48442, United States
October 31, 2016

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Mark Post ***** Oxford Dr. Holly, MI ***** 810-***-**** Cell

Simulation/Robotics/Manufacturing Process Engineer

Automation/Robotics – Simulation Development • Testing • Training

Qualifications: A highly skilled engineering professional with experience in the development and implementation of controls and automated equipment to include robotic and computer system integration. Skilled in troubleshooting and maintenance of automated systems.


Expertise with ABB, Fanuc and Kawasaki robot programming languages. Field service experience with Kawasaki robots and ABB automation systems with Allen Bradley PLCs.

Manufacturing Process/Simulation:

Expert in applications of DELMIA Process Engineer and manufacturing HUB, and DELMIA V5 products. Experienced in workcell simulations, layout and analysis with DELMIA software. Experienced in workcell simulations, layout and analysis with DELMIA, ABB Robot Studio and Fanuc Roboguide software.

Robotic systems

Fanuc Integrated Vision



Troubleshooting Robotics

Unimation Puma 762 & 550 Robots

Bosch SCARA & Cartesian Robots

Seiko Epson SCARA & Cartesian Robots

Asea Brown Boveri IRB 3000,3200 and 6000 Robots

Asea Brown Boveri S4 and S4c & IRC5 Series Robots

Kawasaki Robots

Fanuc Robots

Perceptron Robot Guidance Sensors

Cognex Insight 5306 cameras

Servo systems


Workcell troubleshooting knowledge

Fluid Dispensing

Analog circuits

Digital circuits

Pneumatic systems

Vision systems

Industrial Automation

Setup Automation

Field checkout / commissioning

Automated Welding Applications

Manufacturing Automation

Robotics Automation

Systems Integration

ABB Rapid Programming

Fanuc TPP Programming

Fanuc Karel Programming

Using Programming Pendant



SolidWorks 3D modeling

Rapid Language

ABB Robot Studio

Fanuc Roboguide

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint


DELMIA/CATIA V5 Simulation Software

Compuware QARun

Solumina MES software

Siemens PLM Software

Cognex In-Sight Explorer

PLC - Programmable Logic Controller

Allen Bradley SLC100, SLC500, PLC2, PLC5

Professional Experience

ABB Inc/Auburn Hills,MI::Nov 2015-May 2016

Lead Robot Technician -

Support commissioning of robots at customer site.

Also prepare robot cells at ABB Auburn Hills location before shipment to customer site while using Robot Studio to assist in this process.

Laid off due to lack of work.

Fanuc Robotics America/Rochester Hills, MI::Sept 2014-July 2015

Senior Technical Specialist -

Call Center To provide FANUC America Corporations’ customers (internal and external) and field service engineers with advanced telephone and PC based, high level debug and repair of FANUC robotic controllers, mechanical, and related system equipment.

Answer technical support phone calls and properly log, identify the problem and follow up with a thoroughly researched solution.

End of contract.

Factory Automation Systems /Atlanta, GA::Sept 2013-May 2014

Robotic Application Engineer-

Member of Pre-Sales Estimating Group responsible for quoting off the shelf components to integrate into multiple technologies: computer integration, discrete controls-PLCs and sensors, drive and motion control systems and robotic systems.

Ensure projects are executed in the most effective manner in regards to time, budget, quality, and function.

Currently establishing Pre-Sales simulation methodology for improved presentations to customers for complex processes with simulations presented in a 3D pdf format.

Laid off due to slow sales.

Boeing Company/Auburn, WA::Jun 2011-Aug 2013

Assembly Automation Engineer Level 3

Assigned to the Assembly & Automation Work Group at the Auburn and Renton sites.

My duties are automation process development using robotics and automated equipment.

Contribute in collaborative research and development work with Suppliers, and Vendors in the areas of automation, robotics, and systems.

Strong ability to quickly develop or lead prototypes activities, by designing, simulating, building, modifying, testing and integrating components to minimize risk and demonstrate concept feasibility.

This development uses the tools of ABB robot studio for the simulation of robot processes as part of automation systems as well as CATIA to mock up components for development of a workable system.

Perform setup and programming of ABB robots employed in the automation processes including vision and force feedback control.

Contracts and funding was drying up so I left to join Factory Automation.

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center/Jacobs ESTS Huntsville, AL :: Jan 2008 – Oct 2010

Jacobs has been the Prime Contractor on the Engineering, Science, and Technical Services (ESTS) contract at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala. since 1989. The company provides services across a wide range of engineering, technical, science, propulsion, program management, and business disciplines in support of NASA’s Space Shuttle, International Space Station and Space Sciences.

Industrial Engineer –

Support Materials and Processes Laboratory Nonmetals Engineering Branch. Creation of digital mockups of the related Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) work areas.

The use of digital manufacturing and assembly simulations to facilitate the design and provide validation of manufacturing processes using DELMIA/CATIA V5 and Solumina software.

Part of the modeling and simulation team, expected to prepare process specifications and detail the tasks to be performed in association with a E5/V5 manufacturing hub that has been developed for the creation of computer simulations of the Ares I manufacturing processes.

Provided spatial analyses, prepare and make presentations, and document results in technical reports, databases, and other appropriate means.

Government downsized contracts and operations and I was laid off.

DELMIA; Auburn Hills, MI (Formerly Deneb Robotics) :: Oct 1998–Apr 2007

Offering complete design and validation of manufacturing processes from process planning to general assembly processes and factory simulation across all manufacturing segments including automotive, aerospace, defense, shipbuilding, consumer goods, electrcal & electronics, fabrication & assembly and automation

Senior Applications Engineer

Perform testing of diverse development versions of software products.

Identify features of the software, write test scenarios using specific characteristics in customer-related scenarios, and administer tests to create defect reports.

Expert in robotics simulation for the V5 Robotics products of Device Building, OLP, RRS, RRSII, Workcell Setup, and Workcell Sequencing.

Laid off as my job transferred to India.

ABB FLEXIBLE AUTOMATION; Auburn Hills, MI : Oct 1993–Oct 98

Global leader in automation technologies that enable customers to improve their performance

Training Specialist • 1998

Provided technical training for ABB customers and field service engineers in areas of Robot Programming, Systems Operations, and Vision Systems for robot guidance.

Developed and implemented training materials for specialty products.

Led S4 programming training classes for customers (Ford Motor Company, Harley Davidson, Ingersoll Rand); more than 70% of evaluations were rated above average/excellent.

Systems Support Engineer • 1995–98

Implemented solutions to customer’s system problems; provided system components and repair measures.

Supported Field Service Engineers in diagnosing and repairing robot systems.

Test & Installation Engineer • 1993–95

Completed robot programming from initial setup to debug of robot workcell projects.

Supervised installation of robot workcells at customer sites.

Accomplished final robot workcell debug and run-off for customer sign-off.

Laid off.

FORD MOTOR COMPANY; Avon Lake, OH : Oct 1990–Oct 93

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Supervised skilled tradesmen in launch of Mercury Villager/Nissan Quest mini-van.

Instructed and supported Skilled Tradesmen in trouble-shooting and maintenance of automation equipment including Kawasaki robots.

Setup Preventative Maintenance system for Body Shop including robotics.

Led at team 15.

Left to return to robotics position at ABB.

KAWASAKI ROBOTICS (USA), INC.; Farmington Hills, MI: July1989–Oct 90

Robotics Field Service Engineer

Serviced Kawasaki robots and interface components at customer field sites.

Instructed robot programming, operations and robot cell trouble-shooting to auto industry customers.

Left to enhance my career path

MAGNETEK / UNIVERSAL ELECTRIC; Owosso, MI :: July 1988–June 89

Automation Engineering Technician

Designed, programmed, built and maintained automated assembly equipment.

Redesigned controls of existing equipment controls.

Left to join Kawasaki and return to robots.

AUTONETICS division of Weldun International – Bosch Group; St. Joseph, MI :: Oct 1986–Dec 87

Applications Engineer

Proposed engineering of automated work cell projects, using Bosch robots and automation equipment.

Taught robot programming.

Performed R&D with Bosch soldering robot.

Laid off.


UNITED STATES NAVY Fire Control Technician :: Home bases in Norfolk, VA & Mayport, FL :: Sept 1974-Aug 1980

Supervised work center in the maintenance and repair of radar equipment, analog computers, and gun mounts.

Also assigned to work with digital missile radar system.

Awarded Expeditionary Metal for assisting in evacuation of foreign nationals from Iran.

Honorably Discharged



Bachelor of Science Degree in Robotic Engineering Technology


Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology

Other information

Mentor at Rochester High School, Rochester Hills, MI / competed in First Robotics National Competition


Group Achievement Award NASA for Ares 1 Upper Stage development. Sept 10, 2008

Group Achievement Honor Award NASA for establishment of Digital Manufacturing and Manufacturing Execution System at Marshall Space Flight Center and NASA. June 3, 2010

Group Achievement Award NASA for development of Digital Manufacturing methodologies in support of Upper Stage Manufacturing and Assembly. August 28, 2008

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