Robot Technician

Reference: VAC-119
Sector(s): Automotive, Aerospace & Defence
Salary: £ 23,000 to £ 34,000 Per Annum
Town/City: Cannock
Contract Type: Permanent

Sheridan Blake Executive Search are currently looking to recruit a Robot Technician to Carryout fault finding activities and undertake timely repair of equipment such as Robotics, PLC’s, Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulics and Pneumatics.

This will be to work for a international automotive tier one supplier based in Cannock and will be on a shift basis working under pressure to tight deadlines.

Shift work – Double days, some weekend and night work.

Shifts include:- 5.30 – 13.30, 14.00 – 22.00, 22.00 – 5.30 Mon – Thurs

5.30 – 12.30, 13.00 – 20.00, 20.00 – 4.30 Friday

Summary of the role below:

Undertake planned preventative maintenance activities on automated production facilities.
Programming, fault diagnosis, servicing and repair of motoman robots, rotary positioners and mig spot welding equipment.
Prepare technical reports to analyse breakdown causes and make recommendations on countermeasures.
Support equipment commissioning and installation projects
Ensure strict adherence to safe working practices and observe safety rules at all times

Prudent approach to maintenance identifying low cost options
Innovated approach adding value to the business
Business awareness helping to maintain our quality and delivery performance
Completion of all work to the highest standards
Adherence to all health and safety requirements
Enthusiastic and self motivated
Fast response to plant stoppages, ensuring key process achieve maximum uptime.

Prioritising workloads, within the response/breakdown environment.

Carrying out routine maintenance, and renovating worn components.

Improvements to current equipment to achieve a faster cycle time, close QPRs, improve product flow.

Adherence to departmental systems and looking at analysed data to improve departmental efficiency which is governed by production OEE rates.

Technical Expertise Required

City & Guilds 17th edition regulations

Completed a recognised electrical or mechatronic apprenticeship

HNC / ONC electrical qualifications preferred

Reasonable level of mechanical aptitude including welding, fabrication and mechanical fitting

IT literacy, applications such as, Word, Excel, AutoCAD

Experience with PLC (programmable logic controllers) and HMI’s (human machine interface)

Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Have experience in welding technology and if possible the maintenance of welding equipment

Ability to work as part of a team or under own initiative.

Good communication Skills

Ability to coach others

Equipment Used

 ABB, Moto man and Fanuc Robots 

BF Entron 2************* welding timers 

British Federal stronghold 100kva spot welders 

Nelson NTL1200/1500 stud welding machines 

Fronius/Kempi mig welding equipment 

Coolmation, Cresta water chillers 

Aro, Obara, PW welding equipment 

Special purpose multiwelding machines (Sciaky) 

Vacuum Testing equipment TQC/Nolek 

Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi PLC’s 

Proface, Exor, Omron and Siemens Hmi’s

Knowledge and Experience Required 

5 years experience within an automotive maintenance environment 

Working to the latest European Health and safety harmonized standards

For more information on this role please contact Thomas Barker at Sheridan Blake Executive Search. 

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