Graduate Opportunity

Robotics & Controls Engineer

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We have an exciting opportunity at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Cymru in Wales for someone with a passion for innovative manufacturing technology development who is looking to use their skills in manufacturing to make an impact on UK productivity.

Our mission at the new Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Wales is to be an exemplar of these technologies and to help ensure that the Welsh manufacturing industry as at the forefront of the 4th industrial revolution by developing and applying innovative new solutions for our partners across all industry sectors.

As a Robotics and Controls Engineer you will be a member of the automation team tasked with the development of innovative robotic or industrial automation control solutions as part of the delivery of the research projects that the centre undertakes. You will be expected to input to project scoping, set up and delivery as well as advising on technical matters across the automated manufacturing topic. The portfolio of work is forecast to exceed £500k per annum and you will be expected to contribute to growing the order book in subsequent years. You must ensure projects are delivered to a high technical standard to ensure the AMRC’s international reputation is maintained.

AMRC Overview

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing helps manufacturers of any size to become more competitive by introducing advanced techniques, technologies and processes.

You will:

  • Have a Bachelors qualification in relevant subject and industrial experience
  • Experience in the development and use of automated manufacturing technologies and understanding of their application into industry
  • Experience of programming industrial robots and/or PLC’s
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and understanding of the Machinery Directive and CE marking.
  • Have the ability to research, problem solve, design, and implement ideas in a hands-on environment.

This post is aimed at both recent graduates and applicants with relevant experience in a research or industrial environment.

About the Team

AMRC Wales vision is to be instrumental in driving world class manufacturing innovation for Wales and the UK, with applied research facilities comparable with the best in the world, ensuring Wales is an attractive destination for inward investment and the creation of new businesses, in addition to providing world-class support for existing manufacturers. AMRC Wales is a new part of the University of Sheffield AMRC Group and by extension the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC), funded by Welsh Government, HVMC funds and the private sector. Initially, the group will employ 18 members of staff within our new state of the art facility in Broughton, Flintshire.

About the University

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.


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Job ID Number: UOS023519
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Opportunity Overview

  • September 12th, 2019
  • £26,243 - £30,395 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Coleg Cambria (North Wales)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Robotics

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