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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. As a leader in robotics recruitment, we provide customized executive search, recruiting & 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

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.

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robotics professional in a facility with robotic arms

Robotics Recruiting Areas of Focus

Some typical fields and functions our robotics recruiters serve include:


  • AGV
  • AS/RS
  • AMR
  • Automotive, Food and Beverage
  • Autonomous Robots
  • Collaborative Robots
  • End of Arm Tool
  • Mechatronics
  • Pharmacy Automation
  • Point to Point Programming
  • Robot Dog
  • Robotic Medical Device
  • Robotics AI
  • Robotics Automation Systems
  • Robotics for Material Handling
  • Robotics for Palletizing
  • Robotics in Pharma
  • Robotic Integration
  • Robotics Vision Systems
  • Semiconductor
  • Surgical Robotics
  • Welding (MIG, TIB, ARC)


  • ABB
  • Bosch
  • C++/C#
  • Comau
  • Denso
  • End of Arm Tooling
  • Epson
  • Fanuc
  • Kawasaki
  • Kuka
  • Mitsubishi
  • Omron/Adept
  • Pascal
  • Python
  • ROS
  • Staubli
  • Universal Robots
  • Yaskawa (Motoman)
  • Karol
  • Roboguide
  • Robot Handling Tool
  • Robot Studio
  • Off Line Programming

Robotics Roles We Place

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

Types of Roles:

  • Account Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Business Development
  • Channel Manager
  • Controls Engineer
  • Controls Tech
  • Customer Success Manager
  • Key Account Manager / Strategic Accounts
  • Product Marketing Executives
  • Robot Programmer
  • Applications Engineer
  • Robot Controls Engineer
  • Field Service
  • Training Manager
  • President
  • EV Sales
  • Director/VP of Sales
  • Director/VP of Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • ACV/AMR Sales
  • Service Manager
  • Saas Sales
  • Turnkey System Sales
  • Project Manager
  • Robotic Palletizing/Material Handling

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, 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 |

Dave Bevington | Director of Automation | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0584 |

Tim Sullen | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0862 |

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Joe Terry | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0872 |

Kanika Kalra | Robotics Researcher |

Andrew Cugliari | Robotics Executive Recruiter | 440-534-2535 |

Robotics Recruiting Testimonials

D.C. – Client

“Thank you Tim for your hard work in helping our company through its continuing hiring phase. In today’s hiring climate it can be hard to find the right fit both professionally and culturally. You have done and excellent job of…

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T.M. – Candidate

“Tim is truly exceptional at what he does. Our paths crossed back in late 2023, and I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have witnessed his expertise firsthand. Amidst the competitive landscape of job hunting, Tim stood out as a beacon…

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A.O. – Candidate

“Tim contacted me for an Automation Specialist position with Air Hydro Power. He made the process seamless and easy for me. He was always available to talk and helped coach me through the interview process. He was easy to work…

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T.B – Candidate

“What can I say, I have a great job and Timothy was the person who figured out the potential, brought us all together, streamlined things then saw the process through the end. He was honest and direct with expectations and…

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B.O – Candidate

“Tim is a seasoned professional at what he does. He takes the time to listen to his clients needs on both sides, employer & employee. He is a good listener who can build long lasting relationships.”

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G.C. – Candidate

“Tim contacted me to recruit me for an engineering position at Stäubli. He was extremely attentive to my needs and concerns His communication was excellent throughout the entire process. His reputation as a superior recruiter proceeds him with everyone I…

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