PLC & Robot Systems Engineer
Posted on Aug 5, 2019 by CV-Library
You will be responsible for managing complete automation projects - based around Automation Control Systems, Drives, PLC, HMI’s and capital equipment installations. Key technical liaison between the business, manufacturing and the client, you will be responsible from point of order through to commissioning and post-sale support. Working across a variety of sectors you will manage projects that vary from a complete new production line installation, through to the upgrade of a legacy control system.
The Senior Automation Engineer is typically responsible for the successful creation and delivery of the company's products to the marketplace by managing technical risks and opportunities, being responsible for making key design and implementation decisions with the development team.
Defines the technological strategy in conjunction with the development team of each project: pipeline, tools, and key development procedures.
Assesses technical risk and mitigation plan.
Establishes standards and procedures to track and measure project's progression.
Evaluates development team, identifying strengths, problem areas, and developing plans for improving performance.
Scouts for and evaluates new technology and tools as opportunities for innovation and development excellence.
Oversees technical design documentation process for correctness and timeliness.
Provides input to the other disciplines on the practicality of initial design goals and impact to the overall project timeline.
Evaluates control systems implementation on design and task thoroughness
Creates automated test process for system features, where possible, and contributes to the build system.
Aids in all stages of post-production including during finalizing
The successful candidate will ideally be able strong minded, commercially aware with excellent IT skills. Knowledge of Mitsubishi PLC software and ABB/Fanuc Robot equipment integration is ideal.
For further information call Sharon Hill.
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