Automation Engineer

Auckland

Job Description:

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The Company

If machinery automation and robotics projects interest you, this Auckland based material handling systems OEM could fit your niche. Our client design and manufacture automated bulk product handling systems. With both local and offshore clients, they provide industrial automation solutions for the whole project life cycle.

Their primary customers are in the dairy, and food & beverage sectors and examples of their customised solutions include automated and robotic product handling, palletizing/de-palletizing, conveying, packing etc. for plant or warehouse applications.

The Role

Based in Auckland you will be responsible for taking a project all the way through from an automation perspective. So right from the beginning overlooking initial designs, writing the software for PLC’s, HMI’s, and Robotics integration. You will take the project right through to on-site commissioning and client handover.

You will need to be someone who can program PLC’s and configure HMI’s and this company use Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC’s/HMI’s. Specific sector knowledge and robotic programming could be learnt on the job by someone with the right experience and aptitude but obviously if you have this it would be a plus. The company use ABB and Kawasaki robots.

Travel: You need to flexible to travel for commissioning trips locally or in Australia. These trips are typically up to 2 weeks long, and while the number of trips per year will vary, 5 to 6 trips is a good benchmark.

Role Snapshot

Industrial Automation Project Engineering including

Electrical/Automation Design and Specification for Material Handling solutions

Automation Programming (PLC, HMI, Robotics)

Site Installation and Commissioning

Production Troubleshooting and Analysis

Creation of Automation/Electrical Documentation e.g., user manuals and training

On-going Product Support

Areas of Expertise/Skills Required

Degree Qualified in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or similar with relevant industry experience

PLC Programming (Rockwell and Siemens) and communication protocols

HMI Design and Configuration (they use Allen Bradley and Siemens)

HMI Design and Configuration (they use Allen Bradley and Siemens)

Robot Programming (ABB Robot Studio, and Kawasaki) – can be learnt on the job

Can troubleshoot control systems

Microsoft Office Savvy

Can write Project Documentation

An eye for detail and producing quality work

Engineering

Technical Recruitment Solutions

Posted on: 

September 2, 2021