Robotics & Automation Engineer

Siemens Public Limited Company
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Siemens' World Class manufacturing facility in Congleton, Cheshire have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and reliable Robotics & Automation Engineer. The successful candidate will spearhead the Product Engineering team's automation of mechanical assembly and packing processes through the introduction of new and innovative technologies.

Role Overview:

  • Automation project experience - leading automation projects from conception to manufacturing release.
  • Experience of product development within automation - Design for Automation, Boothroyd Process, etc.
  • To identify opportunities for improvement in quality, cost and delivery by the design, development and implementation of automation.
  • To generate relevant justifications for capital approval of new equipment, spares, refurbishment's and services.
  • To support activity in line with the site wide TPM initiative.
  • To demonstrate a can do approach to all continuous improvement projects.
  • Generate user requirement specifications to ensure all aspects of equipment expectations are defined when designing, developing, improving and/or implementing equipment.
  • Ensuring that all relevant procedures, criticality assessments and correct operations are facilitated at all times.
  • Work as part of the Product Engineering team to meet project requirements and deliverables.
  • Consider safety to be the most important responsibility - both personal safety and incorporation of process safety into the application.
  • Work closely with the industrial engineering team to realize digitalization opportunities - digital twin, factory simulation, etc.
  • Identify and define engineering and operator training requirements to support new applications.
  • Provide support during commissioning to ensure a smooth transition into volume production.
  • Update the application as needed to address issues identified during commissioning.
  • Proven experience within industrial, production/manufacturing automation or process engineering automation.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Robotics experience - preferred Kuka / Universal
  • Control experience - Siemens S7 / Nanobox / TIA
  • Automation experience - Product Assembly & Packing or similar transferable skills.
  • Additive Manufacturing experience - beneficial but not essential
  • Software - Teamcentre / NX / Plantsim - beneficial but not essential
  • Degree or equivalent in engineering, mechatronics, robotics or similar discipline.
  • *LI-HR

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