DRi_TEMPLATE BASEDirect Recruiters is an executive search firm that assists Robotics organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact employees for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment & staffing services to fill Robotics jobs in the manufacturing industry. For recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for robotics jobs, please contact our robotics recruiter, Josh Olgin at 440-996-0585 or jolgin@directrecruiters.com.

Finding Top Talent

Over the past few years, our robotics recruiters have seen the industry evolve dramatically to meet emerging industrial demands. Robotics is a branch of engineering that deals with design, construction, operation and use of robots. By definition, robotics is a complex discipline that can present unique challenges in acquiring talent with specific skills and backgrounds. Our robotics recruitment team brings years of experience and the know-how to help our clients acquire the talent necessary to thrive in the robotics and automation market.

As robotics recruiters, we understand that now more than ever, your company will require professionals with specific skill sets and proven track records. Our recruiters and researchers are able to quickly identify, recruit, and secure key robotics candidates who have the knowledge needed for your company to compete and thrive in this unique and growing industry. The synergy created enables us to impact companies and enhance careers of robotics professionals of every experience level. Our robotics recruiters provide retained, contingency and temporary solutions for organizations looking for top robotics talent. In addition, DRI's robotics executive search specialists are experienced in working with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Growth Equity firms to recruit their portfolio company leaders and teams.

Our robotics executive search consultants place job applicants in positions that help them meet their career objectives.  DRI is a third-party (3rd) recruitment agency that recruits experienced robotics executives, engineers, project managers, specialists and executives for full-time, temporary and part-time employment opportunities within manufacturing companies.


Robotics Recruiting Areas of Focus

Some typical fields and functions our robotics recruiters serve include:


  • Aerospace
  • AS/RS
  • Auto-guided Vehicles
  • Automotive, Food and Beverage
  • Autonomous Robots
  • Collaborative Robots
  • Cutting Systems
  • End of Arm Tool
  • General Industry
  • Machine Tool
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Mobile Robot Integration
  • Pharmacy Automation
  • Point to Point Programming
  • Pre/Post Sales
  • Project Managers
  • Quadraped
  • Robotics AI
  • Robotics Automation Systems
  • Robotics for Material Handling
  • Robotics for Palletizing
  • Robotics in Pharma
  • Robotic Integration
  • Robotics Vision Systems
  • Semiconductor
  • Surgical Robotics
  • Welding


  • ABB
  • Bosch
  • Collaborative
  • Comau
  • Denso
  • End of Arm
  • Epson
  • Fanuc
  • Kawasaki
  • Kuka
  • Mitsubishi
  • Omron/Adept
  • Staubli
  • Troubleshoot/modify
  • Universal Robots
  • Yaskawa (Motoman)
  • CNC
  • Karol
  • Roboguide
  • Robot Handling Tool
  • Robot Studio
  • Off Line Programming
  • CNC Robot

Robotics Roles We Place

DRI's robotics recruiters and robotics executive search specialists place high-level professionals into the following roles.

Types of Roles:

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact Josh Olgin, Partner, Director of Robotics and Robotics Recruiter at 440-996-0585, jolgin@directrecruiters.com. Connect with Josh Olgin on Linkedin.

Josh Olgin also works closely with Dave Bevington, Partner and Director of Automation, Robotics and Controls Recruitment to find the best talent in the Automation Industry.

DRI Robotics Recruiters

Josh Olgin | Managing Partner and Director of Robotics | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0585 | jolgin@directrecruiters.com

Dave Bevington | Director of Automation | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0584 | dbevington@directrecruiters.com

Justin Doyle | Director of Water Technology | Automation Manager | 440-996-0056 | jdoyle@directrecruiters.com

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Tim Sullen | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0862 | tsullen@directrecruiters.com

Joe Terry | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0872 | jterry@directrecruiters.com

Jacob Dengg | Robotics Researcher | 440-996-0879 jdengg@directrecruiters.com

Kylie Taylor | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-975-7842 | ktaylor@directrecruiters.com

Kanika Kalra | Robotics Researcher | kkalra@directrecruiters.com

Robotics Recruiting Testimonials

G.H. – Candidate

“I quit my job with no backup plan. Usually a foolish decision, but I found Jacob in my corner. In under a month, he found me a new role with significantly better pay and benefits. I am loving the new…

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A.Z. – Candidate

“Jacob listened to the goals I had as a sales executive and was able to make sure that I found a role that fit those requirements. Jacob and the rest of the team at DRI were always attentive and able…

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L.C. – Candidate

“Tim was incredibly helpful throughout the process, communicative about each step along the way, and in general made applying for my position painless.”

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Tom Malloy, Automation & Robotics Solutions, Bluebay Automation

“The candidate Dave found is a perfect fit for the position. Dave was in constant contact through the hiring process. Excellent job by Dave and DRI to fill several positions at BlueBay. BlueBay has several more positions to fill by the…

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J.S. – Candidate

“If you’re looking for a career change, Tim Sullen is THE recruiter. Throughout every step of the process, I was well informed and well prepared for every facet of the process. No detail was ever skipped over or forgotten. Tim…

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Monique Apter, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Elementary Robotics

“Josh was referred to me by another former colleague and I couldn’t be happier that I engaged him and his team. I have now hired several top-notch candidates that Josh submitted. I’m most impressed by how little detail I was…

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C.F. – Candidate

“Katelynn and all the DRI team should be on the short list for those who are looking to recruit talent. They are genuinely committed to making both companies and candidates successful. Through clear and constant communication, Katelynn makes sure that everyone feels comfortable with…

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William Steury, Vice President of Sales – Schmalz

I have worked with so many executive search firms over my 30+ years in the industrial automation industry, however, I have never worked with one as talented and professional as Josh Olgin. He has a high level attention – to…

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Brian Dillman, Vice President National Sales at Automated Motion

“I have known Josh for some time and was able to work with him to place personnel with our team late 2017 and early 2018. Always the consummate professional, Josh identified and presented great candidates that our team gladly brought…

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Drew D’Agostino, Territory Sales Representative – SCHUNK

“Josh found me my dream job in sales and automation. His professionalism and industry experience stands out and is evident since my initial contact with Josh. I have shared his services because I know the value he brings to his…

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Matt Charles, Business Development – Midwest at Mobile Industrial Robots ApS

“I had the privilege of working with Josh a few years ago when I started with KUKA. He was a great resource and seems to have a knack for connecting people with the appropriate position. I have referred many of…

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Amanda Sprinkle, Candidate

“Josh was a pleasure to work with and is a consummate professional. He carefully addressed each of my questions/concerns thoroughly and was transparent in all communications. It was evident early on that he is a seasoned veteran in the robotics…

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Amber Fulmer, Candidate

“I’ve worked with many recruiters But Josh’s level of commitment and detail to his clients are second to none. Communication and honesty is key when working in this field and Josh does both extremely well! I highly recommend Josh if…

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Andrew Jones, Candidate

“Josh is the most “career development” focused recruiter I’ve ever worked with. He is diligent with his questioning and coaching with every client, which helps ensure the client/employer relationship fits well for both parties. If you’re looking for a recruiter…

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Robotics Candidate

“I’ve worked with many recruiters But Josh’s level of commitment and detail to his clients are second to none. Communication and honesty is key when working in this field and Josh does both extremely well! I highly recommend Josh if…

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Philip Borchert – Senior Software Engineer, Cornerstone Automation (CASI)

“Joshua Olgin is the real deal. During my last layoff I had the opportunity to work with a handful of recruiters but none of them were even in the same league as Joshua. He wasn’t out to make the quick…

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Ken Credle – Business Development Leader, Electronics, MultiSorb Technologies

“Josh did a great job matching me to my new position: he was knowledgeable about the job and my background and was consistent in following up with me and the company; he kept the process moving to a successful conclusion.…

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