Matchtech

Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Weymouth
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
14 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP390685
Contact
Kevin Elder
Sector
Automation
Discipline
Systems Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Duties and responsibilities:

- Review and identify current manufacturing processes that would benefit from Automation.

- Perform studies to determine the feasibility, cost implications and performance benefits of new automation equipment.

- Design & develop automated solutions using mechanical, electronical and computer technology processes.

- Source equipment and components, automated machinery assemblers and liaise with manufacturing and supply chain departments.

- Design customised tooling and jigging to operate in conjunction with the automated solution.

- Project manage the build & commissioning of the automated solution and hand over to Production.

- Ensure all support documentation (user manuals, troubleshooting manuals, training manuals, etc.) are created and maintained.

profile:

- Must have a sense of intellectual curiosity and a willingness for learning.

- Is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done.

- Has a strong sense of engineering skill, takes pride in the automation methods that get installed.

- Believes that good product development includes testing, documentation, and collaboration.

- Has excellent communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices to all levels of management if and when required.

- Experience of jigs and fixtures would be beneficial in the design and development of special tooling.

- Hold a degree or equivalent level qualification in Mechanical, Mechatronic or Integrated Engineering.

- Previous experience of 3D CAD software

- Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC systems

- Knowledge of robotic automation

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