Automation Engineer

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Automation Engineer

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Job type: Permanent

Blatchford is a multi-award-winning manufacturer of some of the world's most advanced prosthetic technology, bespoke seating solutions and orthotic devices.

Our evidence-based approach and commitment to continuously challenge possibilities ensures our mobility solutions prioritise the wellbeing and long-term health of our users. Through science, technology, and maintaining a clear focus on people, we make mobility possible.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join our team in Sheffield.

Improving quality and productivity is key; the role of the successful Automation Engineer is to increase autonomy and reduce variation.

We are looking for someone who is able to research, develop, design and implement automation into current and new processes, producing prosthetic and orthotic components and products. The role will work alongside Process, Manufacturing and Design Engineers.

Responsibilities of the Automation Engineer:

* Continually reviewing manufacturing processes
* Analysing and designing automation solutions to:

* Reduce reliance on human intervention
* Reduce waste and cost
* Improve quality and yield
* Continually improve productivity

* Producing business cases to be understood by a wider audience for project approval
* Keeping current on advances in industrial automation and robotics
* Designing and implementing new processes with NPD, Engineering, Production and outside suppliers and specialists
* Assisting in the qualification and documentation of tooling, including process controls with post design
* Reporting to the Process Engineering Team Leader, you will be responsible as the general engineering function for the Sheffield site.

Requirements of the Automation Engineer:

The successful candidate will have proven knowledge of designing and implementing automation or robotic solutions; a degree in either mechanical or electrical engineering and experience of specifying new equipment with external suppliers.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Automation Engineer to get stuck into a new role and develop an excellent career within a specialist industry and with an industry leader.

In return, we offer a competitive salary package and excellent benefits.

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Automation Engineer, then please apply now!

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