Engineer, Robotics & Automation



Let’s open doors to the future – together!


Are you looking for a new opportunity with a Fast Growing, Successful and Long Standing Manufacturing Team?  Desire to be able to see, touch, and surrounded yourself with a manufacturing facility where you can affirm that what you do makes a difference? 


If so, maybe this job as Robotics and Automation Engineer  with the ASSA ABLOY Door Controls Group in Monroe, NC is for you!  


Working for ASSA ABLOY means you are part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives. As the Global Leader in Door Opening Solutions, we are using the latest technologies to Open Doors to events, arenas, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving, growing company with many opportunities.  We are dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience.


ASSA ABLOY Door Controls Group in Monroe, NC is the North American Center of Excellence for Door Motion Control products. Primarily sold under the Norton Rixson brands, we have manufactured and distributed mechanical and electro-mechanical door closers, low energy door operators, concealed door closers, and various accessories related to door motion control from this location for more than 60 years. 


Did this get your attention?  Want to know more about this role?   Please read on to Open the Door a little more.


ASSA ABLOY Door Controls has a unique position for someone who can install, program, integrate, troubleshoot, and repair robotic equipment.  The candidate must also be able to make equipment upgrades and process improvements to support existing robotic processes.  This individual must be creative in applying electrical and mechanical principles and theories in the integration of new robotic equipment with existing equipment and processes. 


Our Robotics Technician / Engineer candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Proven ability to install, program, troubleshoot and repair robots and related equipment such as CNC’s, PLC’s, robot controllers, positioning systems, vision systems, automated fixture devices and parts orientors/feeders, applying knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and programming, using power tools, hand tools, test instruments, manuals, schematics diagrams, and prints.
  • Proven ability to interface robotic and machine controls.
  • Ability to inspect installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches, and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications.  Follows all manufactures specification in new installation of robots and safety cages.
  • Capable of positing and securing robots and other related equipment to floor, assisted by maintenance staff, using crane, forklifts, and power tools per manufacture instructions.  Inspects installation site to ensure that the robot has been installed according to specifications.
  • Connects electrical wires to robot controller and programmable controller, and also connects cables between robot, robot controller, programmable controller, and hydraulic power unit.
  • Executes, troubleshoots, and corrects difficulties encountered with equipment start-up.
  • Programs robots to perform specified tasks, applying knowledge of programming language and PLC’s using teach pendant, keyboard, control panel, or robot controller.
  • Modify programs to refine movement and efficiency of robots, using teach pendant.
  • Performs troubleshooting analysis of robot and related equipment to detect malfunction, and repairs or replaces defective parts or modules.
  • Test electrical components, such as wiring, switches, relays, encoders, and sensors using test instruments, then repairs or replaces defective components.
  • Performs verification and testing of robot repair operation, work completed, and releases the equipment back to production.
  • Train operators and staff in the operation of robots and related equipment.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with suppliers and technical support in a professional manner.


What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?


  • Minimum Associate Degree (BS Preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology with a concentration in Robotics, or suitable and demonstrative skills based on years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in conceptualizing, designing, programming, and troubleshooting Fanuc robotics equipment and control systems.
  • Ability to read and troubleshoot Allen-Bradley PLC programs and other ladder logic control systems.
  • Thorough understanding of inputs and outputs from robot controls, and safety interconnects for robot and machine controls.
  • Ingoing/outgoing material handling and random bin picking experience a plus
  • Must be self-motivated, driven, focused and results oriented
  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to work independently and as a team member
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Desire to continually increase technical knowledge and personal development.



  • A strong desire to get things done in a quick, very efficient, very effective, very accurate manner.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to influence and work through cross-functional teams and influence decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and influence at all levels of an organization
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to focus on details to get quick accurate results,
  • Desire to move up within ASSA ABLOY and be promoted to higher levels within the business. 
  • Must be highly detail oriented, organized and have the ability to work under pressure.


Would you like to join us in opening doors of the future?  Let’s get introduced. 

Please apply on our website.


Must be legally eligible to work in the USNo Sponsorships. 

We E-Verify.

No Relocation Provided.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Monroe, NC, US, 28112

Engineering & Science

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte