Robotics Application Engineer

  • Job Reference: 373399309-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2021
  • Employer: Vantage Consulting
  • Location: Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Robotics Application Engineer
Doncaster
£35K - £50K DOE + package

For over half a century this company has been providing advanced technology, palletizers, depalletizers, automated can end and product handling equipment, unwrappers, destrappers, coolers, pasteurizers and process equipment and they are now looking for a Robotics System Engineer on a permeant basis due to business growth. The primary responsibilities of this position will include evaluation of customer needs, specifications and budget, generation of robotic cell/equipment layout drawings, costing sheets, and proposals. To develop a credible and competitive solution while managing both commercial and technical risk to the company.

They are looking for someone with the ability to create line layout drawings utilizing current CAD, 3D and modelling software for the purpose of integrating our robotic product offering into a customer's facility. In addition to development of equipment proposals and pricing he/she should have the ability to confidently present said solutions internally and externally.

Responsibilities:

Supports customer visits as required
Generate information supporting the robotics product line as required
Review customer bid specifications to ensure expectations will be met by our offering
Possess broad knowledge of End of Arm Tooling options, the correct application of and impacts to overall system design and cycle time
Perform Robotic reach studies and simulations
Carry out necessary calculations to confirm payload requirements and run speed
Create equipment/line layouts that maximize available space, incorporate product flow, necessary accumulation and operator access requirements
Complete costing sheets and develop complete proposal package as a deliverable to our customer
Create applications package to hand off sold projects to the Operations team
Maintain standards library for equipment layouts
Help validate and work with OEM Partners, to include communicating customer objectives and obtaining accurate proposals to be incorporated into our offer
Carry out site surveys on customer sites
Working to agreed timescales & tight deadlines
Prepared to travel when required (National & International)
Overtime may be required during busy periods to meet commitments

Qualification & Experience:

Ideally 5 year's experience at a Robotics specialist
Background with palletizing and depalletizing
Excellent knowledge and working experience in Robotic Systems, ideally within the packaging industry is preferable
Education in a relevant engineering discipline to HNC / HND qualification
Proven skill set in Robot simulation and computer-aided drafting software (AutoCAD), 3D capabilities beneficial
Ability to multi-task based on various project timelines
Excellent computer skills, being proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word, and Outlook
A self-starter with a 'can do' flexible attitude
Drive and determination to succeed

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be considered for this position, please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) or email