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Primary Location 2650 BUTTON GWINETT DRIVE, Doraville, Georgia Job ID R24004636
  • Full-Time
  • Doraville, Georgia
  • Level: Varies based on position

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Job Description:

This position develops, designs, tests, integrates, and deploys system software and hardware solutions. This position provides field support and conducts site visits to evaluate performance, review installations, and provide project support. This position tests applications to ensure designs meet requirements, business needs, and determine the most effective solutions. This position manages project lifecycles, including project scope, resources, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building, and deployment to see projects from beginning-to-end. This position works on site with vendors, consultants, electrical and mechanical contractors and local cross-functional staff to successfully meet the project objectives with regards to system functionality, system performance, and system reliability.


  • Identifies issues that need to be resolved by engineers or application developers promptly.

  • Communicates with management team to provide updates and ensure effective implementation of solutions.

  • Gathers data from tested solutions to compare to benchmarking data and ensure effectiveness.

  • Performs field certification to ensure installed solutions meet customers’ and group’s installation standards.

  • Supervises consultants and vendors for workstation, server and embedded system program development for complex control systems.

  • Follows up with assigned resources formally (e.g., status meetings, etc.) and informally to continuously manage the productivity of the team, project timelines, and deliverables.

  • Provides field support for integration of systems whenever necessary.

  • Collaborates with team members to determine project requirements from overall system designs and to obtain appropriate solutions (e.g., software, hardware, processes, etc.).

  • Attends design reviews meetings with internal and external team members to identify for business needs and system requirements.


  • Ability to work flexible work schedule including weekends and travel

  • Experience with Robotics System Development & Integrations -Preferred

  • Experience with C++, Python, Lisp, MatLab - Preferred

  • Extensive experience in Linux based Operating System Environments - Preferred

  • Experience in robotics or material handling system architectures / Development/ applications / and integration - Preferred

  • Experience in system communications protocols: Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT, CAN open, DeviceNet, TCP/IP, UDP IP, HTTP, FTP, SFTP, USB, MODBUS TCP, RS 232/485, XMPP - Preferred

  • Familiar with modern security techniques and standards - Preferred

Internal Salary Grade: 20E

Employee Type:


UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Other Criteria:

Employer will sponsor visas for specific positions. UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.

Benefits & Career Advantages

Plant Engineers get a full slate of benefits and rewards.

  • 401(k)

  • Full Healthcare

  • Career Growth
    & Mobility

  • Consistent

  • Competitive Pay

Career Path

Plant Engineer Career Path

Career Snapshot

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  • Design and construction of facilities

  • Work with a committed team

  • Leadership and relationship building

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