Fanuc/ ABB Robotics Engineer wanted

  • PS Auto Grinding is the sole European distributor for market-leading, automated grinding machines. We currently have an enviable reputation, backed by professional customer service and support. We are based in Glasgow, Scotland but our sister company PS Foundry Tech is based in Bochum, Germany

    We are seeking an experienced Robotics (Automation) Engineer, primarily with experience of ABB and Fanuc Robotics

    The successful candidate would be required to hold strong working knowledge of automated solutions within a manufacturing environment. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to apply technical solutions to address customer needs. The ability to work independently as well as with teams on a variety of projects and have strong initiative and integrity.

    Key Responsibilities:

    As a Robotic Programmer you will be required to program, test machinery and fault find automated production lines along with the development of technical and operating manuals. You will have a key role in the programming of new installations using ABB/Fanuc robots and must be fully confident in interrogating existing programs for improvement and fault finding.

    The ideal candidate will have a manufacturing background, with a detailed knowledge base of automated manufacturing. They must be familiar with logic flow and understand the complete process of program writing and fault diagnoses using various software packages. They must have experience in Online and Offline programming incorporating ABB’s Robostudio software and pendant programming.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Robotic installation and commissioning,

    • Interfacing automation hardware with electrical systems and the basic principles of machine control,

    • Programming and de-bugging robotics, production machinery and machine vision software/hardware,

    • Actively working alongside and communicating with other departments and clients, to ensure projects match their specifications, are completed on time and within budget,

    • Conduct R&D where necessary, we provide after-market repairs and updates for our clients,

    • Study processes; identify and make recommendations for automation possibilities

    • Proven track record of the implementation of robotics and automation

    • Strong mechanical and electronic aptitude

    • Strong electrical knowledge is required, specifically on control voltages for signal transmission and the principles of emergency stop circuits to deliver equipment meeting all safety requirements in an engineering environment

    • Ability to interface automation, robotics, CNC, etc…

    • PLC programming

    • Familiar with common Ladder structure or structured text programming

    • Strong knowledge of pneumatics valves and cylinders/grippers, hydraulic clamping cylinders

    • Good knowledge of health and safety statutory requirements

    Examples of current Disciplines and Technologies used:

    • ABB Robot’s,

    • Fanuc Robot’s,

    • Fanuc Ladder3 CNC Programming,

    Job Location:

    You will be based just outside of Glasgow, Scotland but will have to travel in Europe


    Negotiable depending on experience

    Please send your CV to

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