Video: Machinist Describes His New Role with Robot

Do robots in manufacturing replace people? Here is a machinist who now programs the robot that performs some of the work that he used to do.

Do robots in manufacturing replace people? Universal Robots produced this video of an operator whose role expanded once he was “replaced.”

Slobodan Todoric, CNC machinist for Intertia Switch, used to load and unload machine tools during production. A robot does that now, and Mr. Todoric has become a robot programmer.