Automation / Robotics Engineer
This leading global automotive engineering, manufacturing and assembly business is actively seeking to appoint an experienced Robotics and Automation Engineer who can design, program, commission and improve the automated equipment and robotics within this high-volume Tier 1 automotive manufacturing facility.
Commutable from: Birmingham, Coventry, Halesowen, Solihull, Tamworth
Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + 12.5% Bonus + BUPA + Pension + Benefits
Suitable for: Controls Engineer, Robotics Engineer, Automation Engineer, PLC Engineer
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Automation Engineer will be responsible for designing and defining Automation / Robotic production processes and equipment, supporting the Technical Manager on aspects related to Automation and Robotics within the facility and the role will involve;
Conducts preventive maintenance and repairs machines when there are malfunctions,
and analyses the causes.
Programming the facilities (Vision cameras (Keyence), Robots (Yaskawa) and PLCs (Proface).
Takes part in technical meetings and project reviews.
Takes part in selecting production facility suppliers, monitoring their implementation and approves
their acceptance for the aspects related to his field.
Takes part as an advisor in putting together technical and financial proposals drawn up by the site
during the preliminary project phase.
Supports the services Process Engineering and Maintenance departments, and provides training for
teams on techniques and best practice in his field.
May be required to run improvement projects or make changes to a process during the production
life of the product.
May be required to coordinate an advanced phase or productivity issue.
You will be an experienced manufacturing-based Robotics and Automation professional with a hands-on commissioning and programming background and a mind-set based on continuous improvement and process optimisation and you will have a strong mix of the following skills and experience;
Knowledge of Process Engineering and Quality tools.
Solid industrialisation / Automation understanding
Knowledge of cycle times and takt time.
PLC programming (Proface, Siemens, Schneider, Omron)
Programming of vision systems for gripping or quality control (cognex, Keyence, sick, etc.)
Programming of robots
Sound knowledge of sensors or actuators on the market
Knowledge of communication protocols
This role offers an outstanding opportunity to join a world leading business and offers outstanding career development within a truly international environment where career development is only limited by your own ambition.
To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Rachel Clarke