Kings Norton

Reporting to:
Robotics Manager

Summary of Role:
  • Robotic Engineering
    •  Design, simulate, plan and commission over the entire life cycle of projects.
    • Comply with company, customer & industry standards.
    • Verify process and resource using a variety of simulation technologies.
    • Provide detailed documentation and robot programs developed ‘offline’.
    • Design and develop cost effective methods to minimise ‘online’ tasks.
    • Develop virtual manufacturing techniques.
    • Generate and maintain progress / status documentation in accordance with company & customer administrative systems.
    • Calibrate work cell components and test offline programs.
    • Produce structured and well commented code in accordance with industry best practice.
    • Commission robots within a fully automated work cell, working in cooperation with PLC Software & Commissioning personnel.
    • Use knowledge and experience to train and develop other members of the team.


    •  Liaise with Project Sales and Project Engineers during design phase.
    • Liaise with Project Managers, Customer and sub-contractors during order installation / commissioning phases.
    • Liaise with purchase departments.
    • To maintain and use wherever possible, standard product information for the execution of orders.
    • Where necessary to develop special and new standard solutions to suit specific projects and new markets.
    • To innovate wherever possible to improve our delivered product to the end customer (e.g. reduced price, reduced time-scale, improved functionality).
    • To provide technical backup to the service team as required, including bug fixes, enhancements and modifications.
    • To maintain and improve upon personal skills related to the position, through experience and training.
    • To comply with the company policy as defined in the Staff Handbook, Safety Manual, and Quality Assurance Manual.
    • Other duties as required.


Qualifications, knowledge & experience:

  • Time served apprenticeship in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and BTEC / City and and Guilds or
  • HNC / HND in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • Experience in industrial automation
  • Experience in industrial robotics.
  • Experience in virtual manufacturing software.
  • Experience with Automotive manufacturing processes
  • Strong mathematical & analytical skills

Technical competencies:

  • Experience in industrial automation in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Simulation and Offline Programming of robotic automation systems
  • Experience in computer aided design
  • Fluid and electrical schematic understanding

  • RobCAD / Process Simulate / Delmia
  • ABB RAPID / Kuka KRL / Fanuc KAREL
  • Catia / NX
  • AutoCad
  • Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint.
  • Visual Basic / Visual C# beneficial
  • EPLAN comprehension

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