Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Burnley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1178917388
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Automation Engineer | Burnley | Permanent | Circa £35,000

Your new company
An automation systems integrator working to each individual requirement, however particular. From evaluation through to design you will be an integral part of a team of highly-experienced professionals. From simple 'Pick & Place' applications to fully automated production solutions, we have the knowledge and experience to work on pretty much any project our customers require.

Your new role
An Automation (Robotics) Engineer, with strong working knowledge of automated solutions within a manufacturing environment. The Applications Engineer must demonstrate an ability to apply technical solutions to address customer needs. They should be able to successfully work independently as well as with teams on a variety of projects. The candidate must have strong initiative and integrity as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.
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

What you'll need to succeed
Proven track record of the implementation of robotics and automation.
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
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
Moving forward you will be required to work away from home on machine installations. Work will be in the North West and above

What you'll get in return

You will be working alongside like-minded technical engineers. Integral part in the growth on the business. This is a permanent positions and salary is circa £35,000 depending upon experience. Based in Burnley

What you need to do now
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