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Recent Projects

Material Handling Robot with Plasma Arc Welding

Material Handling Robot with Plasma Arc Welding

  • Produces 1 part every 12 seconds
  • Intuitive Recipe based programming capabilities
  • 12" full color HMI touch screen
  • Automated infeed and outfeed with vision sensing
  • RIA Compliant
Robotic Welding Cell with Twin Station Head and Tailstocks

Robotic Welding Cell with Twin Station Head and Tailstocks

  • GMAW Welding at 30ipm travel speeds
  • Full color HMI touch screen
  • Intuitive recipe based programming
  • RIA Compliant
  • Cutting edge cable management
  • Detach Jog functionality is standard
Robotic Material Handling Bushing Press

Robotic Material Handling Bushing Press

  • Press forces up to 50,000 lbs
  • Automatically presses 14 bushings per cycle
  • Automatic magazine bushing feeder
  • Automatic bushing arbor tool change
  • Servo controlled bushing press (no hydraulics)
  • Full color HMI w/intuitive recipe based programming
Robotic Weld Cell with Automated Assembly

Robotic Weld Cell with Automated Assembly

  • GMAW Welding up to 500A
  • Servo controlled assembly functions
  • Full color HMI w/intuitive programming
Automated Pull Tester

Automated Pull Tester

  • Provides up to 144,000lbs of pull force
  • Accurately measures stress/strain within +/-.001"
  • Automatic part reject capabilities
  • Automatic data reporting to plant network
Tack Welding Fixture with Hydraulic Clamping

Tack Welding Fixture with Hydraulic Clamping

  • Locates 126 individual pieces
  • 44 hydraulic cylinders with 12 sequences
  • Hawk Technology Ltd Patented tooling ball system
Tack Welding Fixture with Pneumatic Clamping

Tack Welding Fixture with Pneumatic Clamping

  • Powered trunnions with up to 600 ft/lbs of torque
  • Integral backbone to provide outstanding weld access
  • Hardened locators with shimmability
  • Six degrees of freedom accurately for every detail
  • Full 3d parametric concurrent design
Machining Fixture

Machining Fixture

  • Manual clamping
  • Fixture keys for accurate location
  • T-Slot table custom manufactured
  • Coolant resistant materials used throughout
  • Designed with vibration dampening
Three arm welding system

Three arm welding system

  • 20 axis welding system
  • 12,000lb capacity
  • 85' of linear track
  • Three welding arcs simultaneously
Machining Fixture

Vision Inspection System

  • 8 lane simultaneous inspection
  • Speeds up to 300 parts per minute each lane
  • Achieved .05% repeatability for inspection
  • Food Grade rated
  • Over 40 installed systems operating worldwide
Vision Inspection System

Vision Inspection System

  • 8 lane simultaneous inspection
  • Speeds up to 300 parts per minute each lane
  • Achieved .05% repeatability for inspection
  • Food Grade rated
  • Over 40 installed systems operating worldwide

Posted 1/26/2016

Hawk Technology is now looking for qualified individuals to fill four positions: a Robotic Welding Engineer and Design Engineer 2. Interested parties may submit resumes to hr@hawktechnology.com for consideration.

Robotic Welding Engineer Job Description

Accepting resumes for full-time well-rounded Robotic Welding Engineers that are self-motivated with exceptional mechanical aptitude and communications skills. Candidates must have experience programming industrial robots.

Candidate should possess an AAS or equivalent and be familiar with general robotic practices and concepts in accordance with industry accepted standards. Offline programming, design, welding and controls experience is a plus. Position involves working with a large variety of products and customer requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  1. 2 yrs previous robot programming experience
  2. Must be willing to work overtime, up to 60 hrs per week
  3. Must be willing to travel up to 30-40%
  4. Must be flexible in work hours
  5. Must have excellent mechanical aptitude and prior experience in manufacturing environment
  6. Positive attitude, team player

Preferred Experience

  1. Experience with Pro/Engineer WF4.0
  2. Robotic Integration Experience
  3. Offline programming experience
  4. Welding experience
  5. Material handling experience
  6. Agricultural or Construction equipment manufacturing experience

Design Engineer 2 Job Description

Designs complex welding and machining holding fixtures, robotic welding cells, special machines and related jigs, dies, and fixtures by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Studies specifications, engineering blueprints, tool orders, and shop data.
  • Confers with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures, and cost.
  • Applies algebraic and geometric formulas and standard tool engineering data to develop tool configuration.
  • Selects standard items such as bushings, clamps, shims, hydraulic components, electrical controls, and locating devices to incorporate into tool design.
  • Has a basic understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical controls.
  • Draws preliminary sketches and prepares layout and detail drawings.
  • Complies with all HTL and customer design and drawings standards.
  • Complies with all safety rules and regulations.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This Job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Associate’s degree, plus at least 3 years of experience and/or training in advanced tooling and fixture design utilizing parametric design software; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and customers.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

  • Knowledge of Pro/Engineer software required, WF4.0 preferred.
  • Knowledge of MS Office preferred.
  • Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical design experience preferred.
  • Robotic integration experience preferred.

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge in general design and development of sheet metal, castings, tooling and utilizing hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical systems required.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime, up to 60 hours per week, including Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to work with limited direction.
  • Must be dependable and reliable with a positive work history in attendance.
  • Must possess excellent mechanical aptitude.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Qualifications:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Parts of the work environment are not climate-controlled.

 

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