Automation Engineer- Robotics

Recruiter
H9 Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Burnley
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1171181935
Sector
Engineering
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Automation Engineer (Robotics) to join a rapidly growing automation systems integrator and work holding solutions company, on a permanent basis, working from the company Head-Office in Burnley, Lancashire. With a competitive salary, attractive benefits package and unique career development possibilities, this is a superb role for the right individual. Key Responsibilities: As an Automation engineer, you will be required to build, program, test machinery and fault find automated production lines along with the d evelopment of technical and operating manuals. The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a manufacturing background, with a detailed knowledge base of automated manufacturing. They must be familiar with basic logic flow and structure to understand and complete the process of program writing/ fault diagnoses using various software packages. Job Responsibilities: · Robotic installation and commissioning, application, operation and infrastructure · Interfacing automation hardware with electrical systems and the basic principles of machine control · Programming and de-bugging robotics, production machinery and machine vision software/hardware. · Actively working alongside and communicating with other departments and clients, to ensure projects match their specifications, are completed on time and within budget. · Conduct R&D where necessary, we provide after-market repairs and updates for our clients. · Study processes; identify and make recommendations for automation possibilities · Work with various process owners, subcontractors, vendors and programmers to develop and implement proposed ideas Preferred Skills: · Proven track record of the implementation of robotics and automation (2 years min) · Strong mechanical and electronic aptitude · Strong electrical knowledge is required, specifically on control voltages for signal transmission and the principles of emergency stop circuits so as to deliver equipment meeting all safety requirements in an engineering environment · Ability to interface automation, robotics, CNC, Vision systems, special purpose equipment, etc… · Familiar with Profinet, Profibus, EthernetIP networking systems · PLC programming · Familiar with common Ladder structure or structured text programming · Strong knowledge of pneumatics valves and cylinders/grippers, hydraulic clamping cylinders · Understanding of work holding methods and techniques · Good knowledge of health and safety statutory requirements Examples of current Disciplines and Technologies used: · ABB Robot’s, · Fanuc Robot’s, · Fanuc Ladder3 CNC Programming, · Mitsubishi PLC Ladder Programming, · Cognex Vision Systems, · Keyence Vision and Sensors. Please note as business grows, travel & overnight stays will be required for customer installations. Transport will be made available at this point for use.

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