Job Details: PLC/Robot Systems Designer

Packaging Automation Solutions
South Yorkshire
£50,000 - £60,000
Job Ref.
Job Type
Date posted
22 Days Holiday, 8% Pension, Death in Service


Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Robotics Automation Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits

South Yorkshire

Ref SJH21465


An industry leader in the design, manufacture and integration of end-of-line packaging equipment solutions and packaging automation. With installations in more than 50 countries around the world, they support many different industry sectors. 


To develop their robotic automation solutions team, they are looking for an experienced Robot Automation Control Engineer, with a proven track record of programming and teaching robotic arms from suppliers such as KUKA, FANUC or Yaskawa. Ideally from a manufacturing background you will have the knowledge to have input into initial system design of projects to ensure customer satisfaction.


Day to day responsibilities will include:

Robotic systems layout design, performing reach studies, simulations and calculations to confirm system feasibility

Conducting site surveys and participating in technical meetings on customer sites

Creation of Functional, Detailed and Software Design Specifications from UR Specifications

Programming of Robot, HMI, PLC and Safety PLC using Siemens, Rockwell and others

Creation of Electrical Schematics and Bill of Materials as and when required, carrying out both design and machinery risk assessments

Start up, commissioning and fault finding of equipment on customer sites and providing support remotely as required

Support the sales team using your technical expertise to generate new business


HND qualified with experience of PLC software, motion and servo control systems project design is highly beneficial for this role. Flexibility to undertake UK and international travel is required.


This role is commutable from Sheffield, Doncaster, Mansfield and Scunthorpe.


All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.


For further information call Sharon Hill on 01902212000 or 07764208419. Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number. 













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