Robot Engineer

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Siamo Group are currently recruiting for an experienced ‘Robot Engineer’ on behalf of a leading company in the industrial automation field, at a global level.

What They do

Combining innovative engineering solutions with easy to use, open automation and enabling technologies, this organization helps companies of all sizes – and across a wide range of industrial segments – leverage the full potential of digital manufacturing. The Companies competency stems from 50 years of field proven-experience and a strong presence within every major industrial country.

Job Summary

Works in collaboration with Engineering department on the development and try-out of new and innovating technologies. Develop new architectures and technical applications such as Vision Systems/Robot Guidance/Robots/Welding controlled peripheral equipment and other technically applications to install.

Responsible for Robots programming ‘in house’ shop floor (in according to regional organization) and in Customer Site.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be reporting to Commissioning & Site Manager

Main areas of responsibilities are:

  • Be involved in Handover phase with Engineering.
  • Focused on Time and Cost Management
  • Collaborate to Identify new project risks.
  • Manage the customer requests related to robot activities.
  • Participate in team and project reviews.
  • Technical link on site between customer and engineering including feedback and lessons learned.
  • Track and record update status and variation on the original scope.
  • Coordinate internal and outsourced Robot team.
  • Configure, start-up and debug Robot Network, I/O and Communication.
  • Configure the auxiliary robot equipment.
  • Validation and debug of robot path programs: Weld, Material Handling, Maintenance, Tip Dress.
  • Validation and debug of Safety features (if applicable)
  • Guarantee whole system functionalities respecting cycle-time and product quality.
  • Create documentation compliant with customer commissioning standard.
  • Deliver Customer training, and maintenance instructions.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Coding
  • Customer manufacturing processes
  • Understand a programme, be able to dismantle, understand the issue, write codes.
  • Vision Technology
  • 3D Cartesian Coordinate Systems
  • Offline simulation systems
  • Automation concepts, software and robotic applications
  • Customers production processes
  • Electrical drawings and documentation
  • Integrated technologies
  • Robot kinematics
  • Robot programming - ABB
  • SPR Technology
  • Vision Technology
  • 3D Cartesian Coordinate Systems
  • Assembly processes, new technologies and customer standards
  • Automation concepts, software and robotic applications
  • Customers production processes
  • Electrical drawings and documentation
  • Integrated technologies
  • C&SM Technical drawings, specifications and schedules
  • Technology of metallurgy materials, industrial automation and robotics
  • Reliability Analysis
  • General-purpose IT tools
  • Robot programming - Fanuc
  • Robot programming - Kawasaki
  • Robot programming – Kuka
  • General-purpose IT tools
  • Internal processes / procedures
  • Technical reports creation
  • Problem solving and decision-making methodology.
  • Proficient in specific customer’s standard (in case of Platform Organization Matrix)
  • Health & Safety Risk management
  • Experience in welding, sealing, etc.
  • Knowledge in offline simulation systems is preferred.

 Behavioural Competencies

  • Strong communication skills at all levels.
  • Strong teamwork attitude
  • Available to travel and to assignment abroad
  • Interpersonal soft skill and good relationship with supplier and customer
  • Problem solving & implementation of countermeasures.
  • Capable to work in Global matrix organizations.



  • High school diploma required.
  • Engineering degree preferred.
  • Previous experiences
  • Experience in robot programming.
  • Significant customer site working experience.
  • Languages
  • English: intermediate
  • Second language preferred (German, Spanish, French)

 Salary - 40-55k annum, depending on experience, plus car allowance of £6k per year.

The successful candidate will need to be able to travel to the sites and be away from home on occasions.

Hours – 37.5hrs Per Week


  • 25 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension - 6% employer / 3% employee contributions
  • Life Insurance - 4 x salary
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