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Collaborative Robotics Intern
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Danfoss | Ames, IA
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Job Description

At our Danfoss site in Ames, IA we are seeking a motivated individual passionate about robotics and human interactions to join our team as the Collaborative Robotics Intern for the Summer 2020.The Collaborative Robotics Intern will help us create sets of rules for the application of collaborative robots in manned work-spaces. Recent advancements in robotics have resulted in the emergence of collaborative robots. While there is an abundance of experience with automated robot systems, an emerging common challenge in the industry is optimizing the design of work stations where humans and collaborative robots work in close proximity to each other.


* Pursuing a degree in Automation, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering
* Passion and curiosity for robotic technologies
* Experience in working with and programming of robots
* Excellent communication skills, and presentation skills
* Creative problem solver with the ability to focus on details in the context of broader organizational objectives


* Assess the physical aspects of human & robot interaction
* Evaluate types of tasks and their fit for execution by either a human or a robot in high variety manufacturing space
* Identify, design and prove potential applications for the next generation of collaborative robots
* Lead and implement research projects using innovative manufacturing concepts focused on improving process efficiency

We are Engineering Tomorrow

The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner - using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected - and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.

Join Danfoss

Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is respected around the world for its innovative, high-quality technologies and solutions. You will learn a lot by working with the experts who develop them. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.

Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

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