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Automation Solution Developer

Job ID
Ground Floor, Pottipatti Plaza, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 600034
Job TypeFull time

The Automation Solutions Developer is responsible for supporting internal teams in the development of automated processes to improve productivity and operational efficiency. In this role, the Automation Solutions Developer will be responsible for evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, identifying areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions. Candidates for this role enjoy solving problems, have a strong interest in exploring and learning new skills and concepts, and are comfortable in working in ambiguous situations. An innovative mind is critical in this role.


The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Works on ongoing automation projects to develop and implement new solutions
  • Considers and provides inputs to the automation lab on how much investment (time, resources) are required to develop a solution to the core process in question
  • Completes project plans to meet customer deadlines
  • Works collaboratively with other developers in an ever-changing landscape of methods (Kanban, Agile, Feature Driven, Lean, Scrum) and tools in order to address each project efficiently and effectively
  • Addresses barriers/roadblocks quickly and utilizes critical thinking to develop solutions and workarounds
  • Comprehends technical requirements and documentation of core operational processes and build digital solutions to address manual touch points
  • Translates customer needs, documented requirements, and process maps into well-designed automation solutions
  • Ensures solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • Uses structured problem solving to address the root cause of inefficiency and friction points within our operational processes
  • Builds solutions to address core problem with network scalability in mind
  • Accountable for the stability of the solutions built within the automation lab and assist in the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of established automation solutions
  • Analyzes and tests current processes and systems to determine effectiveness and efficiency
  • Deconstructs existing solutions and incorporate them into established and approved tools and libraries of automations
  • Crafts clear documentation on how to setup and execute the solutions built
  • Establishes monitoring of automation solutions to identify errors as well as track ROI of each solution
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  •  Minimum 3 years of professional experience
    • Previous experience with reporting analytics and data (SQL)
    • Previous programming experience; designing technical solutions experience
    • Experience (or expertise) developing in one or more of the following: Python, Auto Hotkey, JavaScript, Automation Anywhere, UiPath, Blue Prism, SQL
  • Up to 5% travel may be required (domestic and/or international)


  • Advanced technical degree / certification
  • Experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Transportation
  • Experience in developing scripts or automation solutions
  • Exposure or experience in a Lean / Agile methodology
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Certification in UiPath
  • Ability to learn new technical languages and tools and understand where and when to apply them
  • Ability to grasp business processes and construct solutions to assist operations personnel through reducing or eliminating manual interactions with the process
  • Ability to deconstruct processes into component parts and replicate them into a digital form
  • Strong problem solving / process improvement capability
  • Capable of grasping business and technical issues and come up with smart, logical solutions
  • Willingness to offer alternative solutions to a problem and stretch capabilities in order to solve the core problem
  • Highly analytical with the ability to synthesize business situations down to their quantitative essence
  • Ability to communicate complex solutions in a simple and concise manner
  • Strong listener with the ability to read between the lines and confidence to ask clarifying questions
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Your Health, Wealth, and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Group Mediclaim Policy (GMC)

  • Group Personal Accident (GPA) policy

  • Covid-19 related coverage and reimbursement

  • Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

  • Group Term Life (GTL) Insurance Plan for employees

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Investment Declaration & Flexi Benefit Plan

  • Variable Pay based on position

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Paid Privilege, Casual and Sick Leaves

  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leaves

  • Paid Compassionate Leaves

  • Paid Public Holidays

  • Paid time off to vote

  • Reward & Recognition Program

  • Wedding Allowance

  • Special Mobility Assistance

  • Employee Wellness Initiatives

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Equal Opportunity Statement

C.H. Robinson recognizes the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we may invite you to complete the voluntary self-identification. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment, Any information provided will be kept confidential, and separate from your employment application. This information may be used for diversity reporting purposes in accordance with applicable local law.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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