Robotics Engineer

Milton Keynes
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
ABB is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally.

Working for the Engineering Department your responsibility will be the development, testing, documentation, commissioning and support of the robotic content for ABB robot industrial automation projects.

1. Technical contribution Contributes to planning and implementation of commissioning activities. Supports and coordinates the installation activities with the Installation Supervisor / Site Manager. Implements commissioning design changes and provides mark-ups for as-built project documentation. Supports continuous improvement of project process/product/system design. Participates in internal project review meetings and provides inputs on commissioning activities.

2. Sales support Assists in creating proposals for engineering projects or programs (provision of bills of materials and estimated engineering hours, etc.

3. Contract management Supports Contract Managers in issuing claims (new scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications etc.).

4. Planning and control Creates work plans and cost estimates for work in one’s area of responsibility.

5. Risk and opportunity Conducts risk and opportunity assessments during commissioning phase to ensure implementation of commissioning plan, identifies and reports potential risks related to contract/quality/program/cost and recommends resolutions to management. Initiates and monitors risk mitigation plan in one’s area of responsibility and ensures stakeholders are updated on associated technical risks. Conducts Safety Observation tour regularly to report and mitigate potential HSE hazards.

6. Customers Coordinates site activities focused on finalizing customer acceptance Certification. Identifies and recommends new effective solutions to meet business and customer needs. Provides relevant information pertaining to commissioning assignments and meetings with customer.

7. Supply chain management
Manages external organizations to ensure availability of commissioning equipment, systems or services.

8. Technology leadership and knowledge sharing
Provides relevant information pertaining to commissioning assignments and meetings with contractors/colleagues. Gives feedbacks to the organization to apply lessons learned process.

9. Processes and tools Uses standard processes to ensure all commissioning activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements. Applies and improves processes and tools in one’s technical area to ensure effective project delivery.

Requirements:Preferably with some robotic experience you can demonstrate an understanding of one or more of the key processes listed above. Industry experience essential.
HNC level (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline – Electrical or Mechanical.
Experience of using 3D off line programming packages, although not essential would be of benefit.
Ability to read and interpret electrical, mechanical & pneumatic circuit designs.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

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