Job Details: Machine Vision Specialist

Turnkey Packaging Solutions
Home Based
£60,000 - £65,000 (OTE £85,000)
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Urgently required: Specialist Machine Vision Engineer with a deep understanding of Cognex Vision Systems for automation. This exciting opportunity is to work within a leading company in the bespoke packaging lines sector, specifically serving the Pharmaceutical & Medical industries. You will be joining a company who provide solutions for complete product lifecycles working with the latest in automation technology.

Machine Vision Specialist  - Cognex


£60-65k + Paid Overtime + Car Option + Healthcare  

Earn c£20-25k on top of base

Home Based UK – Must be commutable to an international airport

Ref: 23657


Machine Vision Specialist  - The Role:

  • Providing both remote and on-site service for a wide range of vision systems across complex and high-speed packaging lines.
  • Analysing problems, troubleshooting issues, optimising and extending software, and documenting processes.
  • Developing customer-specific functional extensions in Cognex VisionPro and Insight.
  • Pre-commissioning of camera stations at the EU headquarters.
  • Commissioning (hardware/software) of camera applications or complete stations remotely or on site at our worldwide customers.
  • Conducting and documenting feasibility studies.
  • Creating requirement and functional design specifications.
  • Delivering customer training on site.
  • Working closely with project/sales managers and the vision department.


Machine Vision Specialist  - The Person:

  • A degree in engineering, computer science or similar, or advanced technical education with significant experience in automation and mechatronics.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in application development of vision systems with Cognex products (VisionPro, Insight Explorer, Insight VC Explorer, Dataman, Checker).
  • General knowledge of vision systems including camera, optic, illumination etc.
  • Ideally, experience of line scan camera applications.
  • Knowledge of high-level language programming, ideally in VB.Net and C#.Net

Our client is a well-established business in the bespoke packaging lines sector for the Pharmaceutical & Medical industries. They are currently busy with high-technology projects and are looking for a machine vision expert to join their automation team.

Travel is an essential part of this role as you will spend much of your time working away with clients all over the UK. You will spend the first 2-3 months training in Germany, returning home every other weekend. Once trained, you can expect to spend 70-80% of your time travelling.




This role is home based. You should be in easy reach of an international airport and the motorway network. Ideal locations would include the greater Midlands, South Yorkshire, Bristol, M4 Corridor, within and around Manchester and across to Peterborough.


For further information call Sarah Clarke

Available on: 01902212000 or 07519122547

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