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Project Assistant: Robotics Engineer

Start date: From June 2021

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M Billingham manufactures camera, leisure, binocular and laptop bags in Cradley Heath, United Kingdom. To automate a manual superglue-adhesive application process, Billingham has invested in a Techman TM5 collaborative robot to run gluing applications using integrated vision system to locate, detect work-piece and dispense superglue adhesive automatically.

A role has become available for the Robotics (Automation) engineering intern, primarily with having knowledge of programming collaborative robots. As a Robotic Programmer you will be required to program and test Techman TM5 collaborative robot, integration to dispensing system, and programming integrated vision system.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Successful candidate will be competent with most collaborative robotic manufacturer’s equipment (Universal, Techman Robots).
  • Possess the ability to program Techman TM5 cobot for superglue-adhesive dispensing and application.
  • Examine and program TM5 integrated vision system to locate work-piece and detect stitched patterns automatically. 
  • Responsible for all programming activities as well as assisting robotic tasks to completion.

Skills and experience

  • Educated to, or working towards a relevant Engineering degree in Robotics, Automation, and manufacturing background - Essential
  • Analytical thinker with a practical approach to problem solving – Essential
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of collaborative robot programming, motion planning and tasks including,
    • Interference and reach validation
    • Cycle time reports
    • Robot paths
    • Set up I/O structures, robot start-up, and fieldbus networks
  • Ability to program and debug Techman collaborative robot and integrated machine vision software/hardware - Essential
  • Ability to work independently, take responsibility and seek help when needed - Essential
  • Ability to analyse and interpret results - Desirable

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Opportunity Overview

  • March 21st, 2021
  • £10.61 per hour + £1.28 holiday pay + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 to 6 months, Year-long
  • West Midlands
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Robotics

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