Hawk Technology

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Hawk Technology Robotic Material Handling System

Robotic Material Handling System

  • Over 550lb load handling capacity
  • Accurately Palletizes parts from machining center to 5 unique bins based on part size.
  • Increased efficiency over 35% for the process it replaced
  • Intelligent feedback provides 99% uptime, and 95% quality increase
  • Runs 3 shifts 22hrs per day 6 days per week
  • Includes vision inspection, and laser ablation cleaning system
  • Includes RFID labeling technology
Hawk Robotic Welding System – Large Vessel Weldments

Robotic Welding System – Large Vessel Weldments

  • Automatic Seam Finding and Tracking
  • 50’ pipe sections, 24” to 96” diameters
  • All tooling and automation custom engineered for this solution to optimize efficiency
  • 44% efficiency improvement
  • 35% quality improvement
  • Virtually eliminated all rework on code welds
  • Greatly increased operator safety risk
  • 99% employee injury reduction
  • Increased sales volume by 15% in the first month
  • 4 month ROI
Smart Tooling – Tack Welding Fixture

Smart Tooling – Tack Welding Fixture

  • Manual, Semi-Automatic, and Automatic clamping modes
  • Clamps with force and positioner sensors to ensure an in tolerance part everytime
  • Tool comes with 15” color touch screen display
  • Display allows for operator input and shift notes, etc for engineering
  • Display allows for Work instructions for every step of the build process
  • Each load sequence displays a picture for the operator to reference
  • Tool verifies part presence/absence/and correct fit for each process step
  • Tool tracks number of welds placed, and number of inches of weld for each step
  • 55% efficiency increase
  • 95% rework reduction
  • 8 month ROI
Complete manufacturing transfer line – ROPS cab manufacturing

Complete manufacturing transfer line – ROPS cab manufacturing

  • Manufacturing of all sub components
  • Sub Component Tack fixtures auto loaded into sub welding robots
  • Sub Component Welding robots auto unloaded into final welding robots
  • Final welding robots auto unloaded into paint line
  • 9 month ROI
  • Complete cab weldment every 24-30 minutes depending on options
  • 6 of these lines installed in North America in the last 4 years
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 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
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
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 05/03/2021

Hawk Technology is now looking for qualified individuals to fill the following positions. Interested parties may submit resumes to hr@hawktechnology.com for consideration.

Welder Fabricator

Welds and fabricates metal parts with welding equipment as specified by design, diagram or work order by performing the following duties.

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

  • Fabricates complex weldments with high precision and accurate location of welded members.
  • Fabricates per customer supplied or internal blue prints.
  • Completes all welding in a visually appealing and structurally sound manner, in accordance with stringent testing requirements.
  • Utilizes GMAW and GTAW welding processes.
  • Effectively operates oxy/acetylene torch and plasma cutter.
  • Certifies on AWS plate steel on unlimited thickness in flat position.
  • Monitors and communicates inventory needs for welding consumables, including tips, grinding wheels, liners, shielding gas, weld wire, etc.
  • Provides support to CNC saw operator and painting operation, as needed.
  • Works with toolmakers to achieve quality and efficiency on all welded parts.
  • Responsible for ensuring that welders are provided with adequate instruction and training to achieve quality weld conformance.
  • Complies with all safety rules and regulations.

Toolmaker

Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinist handtools by performing the following duties.

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

  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
  • Smooths flat and contoured surfaces, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Heat treats tools or parts.
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Complies with all safety rules and regulations.

Project Manager-Sales

Accepting Resumes for a full time Project Manager. Candidates must have prior technical sales knowledge. Candidate should possess and AAS or equivalent and be familiar with automation, machining, welding, and general manufacturing practices.

  • Minimum Experience
  • 2 yrs sales experience
  • Must be willing to work up to 50 hours per week
  • Must be willing to travel. US based up to 25%
  • Must have mechanical aptitude or prior experience in manufacturing environment
  • Positive attitude, team player
  • Interface with customers on a regular basis

This is a salaried position and offers a very attractive wage and benefits package!

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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