Durr Systems Inc
  • 19-Jul-2016 to 31-Dec-2020 (EST)
  • APT - Installation
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time

The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms. Products, systems and services offered by Dürr enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. Business with automobile manufacturers and their suppliers accounts for approximately 60% of Dürr's sales. Other market segments include, for example, the mechanical engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical industries and the woodworking industry. The Dürr Group operates in the market with five divisions: 

  • Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry
  • Application Technology: robot technologies for the automatic application of paint as well as sealants and adhesives Measuring and Process Systems: balancing and cleaning systems as well as testing and filling technology
  • Clean Technology Systems: exhaust-air purification systems and energy-efficiency technology
  • Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery for the woodworking

We are a growing organization, and we are seeking an Installation Technician to join our Application Technology division. Together, with the momentum of our business vision, we can achieve international success and added innovation in all of the themes which Dürr influences at a global level.

Position Summary: Oversee and participate in site activity with the goal of successfully installing and commissioning Dürr automated spray equipment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:          

  • Liaising between the customer, contractors, and Dürr staff
  • Overseeing and report on the daily activity of a given project
  • Advising department managers of site requirements regarding personnel
  • Overseeing and orchestrating the activity of the contractor individuals assigned to their specific site.
  • Directing contactor operations and on site activity
  • Ensuring the site is adequately staffing and working toward a schedule
  • Commission and document all automation equipment as required
  • When required provide customer training on installed equipment
  • Provide equipment modular build support as required
  • Repair automation equipment if malfunctioning
  • Conduct equipment start-up and debug for Dürr and non-Dürr products
  • Verify hardwired installation
  • Assist with the debugging of controls hardware and software
  • Record baseline data for areas of responsibility
  • Mark up drawing changes
  • Work as part of a team on major projects or individually on smaller projects
  • Travel approximately 95%

 Nonessential Functions: 

  • Other assigned duties as required


  • Associate Degree (Electrical or Mechanical) preferred
  • Two or more years of position related preferred; formal education will be considered in lieu of experience
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematics
  • Able to communicate well with customers and colleagues
  • Strong electrical background
  • Familiarity with pneumatic circuitry
  • Familiarity with the design and installation of paint circulation systems
  • Familiarity with the design and installation of sealer systems
  • Familiarity with structural support requirements
  • Familiarity with the user of a theodolite for robot leveraging
  • Able to read and interpret AutoCAD drawings
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Able to technically define problems and propose solutions
  • Adaptable to change in a learning environment
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, passport, and be willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • Able to work overtime and extended hours when required
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as this position requires extensive travel (95%)
  • Must complete "MUST" safety training courses and remain current

Physical Demands: While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, kneel, crawl; and use hands and arms. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision. Employee must be able to fly and drive. Employee must be able to climb stairs and ladders, wearing appropriate fall protection as needed. Incumbent is required to work with and near equipment such as industrial fans, pumps, etc. in a manufacturing setting. They must also be able to operate motorized equipment such as a scissor lift or man lift.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or disability, height, weight, or any other protected status.  We maintain a drug-free work place and perform pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.


Note to all Staffing Agencies: Drr has a team of dedicated Human Resources professionals who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors on an as needed basis. We do not accept resumes from agencies that are not on our preferred vendor list and have not signed our Recruiting and Permanent Placement Contract. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and Drr will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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