Hayward Industries

Intern - Robotics Engineer

Job Locations US-RI-N. Kingstown
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2018 1:52 PM)
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Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing.  Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions. For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.

Working with the Robotics/Automation Engineer the intern will be given a project to design, develop and integrate robots and/or other automation equipment into the factory's existing and new production lines.





  • Responsible for the design, development, procurement, programming and integration of automated manufacturing equipment including stationary robots, mobile robots, optical inspection systems, laser engraving and related products.


  • Works closely with manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, test engineering, design engineering, IT, and production personnel to develop safe, ergonomic, and reliable robotic platforms.


  • Responsible for researching and creation of proposals to identify costs, benefits and justifications.


  • Generates documentation including user's guides, reference manuals, operating instructions, and repair guides.


  • Responsible for maintaining, repairing or modifying any existing automated production equipment as required, including PLC's or other microprocessor based controllers.






  • The intern must be working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Robotics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering. (Junior or Senior)


  • Knowledge of network communications and other various communications protocols, including Wi-Fi.


  • The intern must have complete knowledge of standard computer applications including all Microsoft applications as well as CAD applications, preferably SolidWorks.


  • Must have strong mechanical skills and be knowledgeable and comfortable using typical power tools found in most mechanical shops.


  • Familiarity with Linux and Python programming required.

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