Robotic Programmer

Shorterm Limited
West Bromwich
Up to £50k pa
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Robotic Programmer

Report To: Site General Manager

Location: Birmingham

Package: Up To £50,000 + Benefits

Job Purpose:

To ensure the plants are aligned technically to the requirements for the existing and developing customer base.


To work within and to develop our offering of Best Available Technology linked to the business strategy. Work on own and within senior management teams to ensure the maximum performance and quality targets are achieved on a sustainable basis. During all your activities align your working style and behaviour to the Company value system as detailed below and in the Company Handbook.

Role of Department:

Working within a central service role to the group, the technical department will assist in new product introduction, facility instillations, process optimisation, R&D, pre production builds and yield improvement activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Development of new robot painting programmes within the group
Ensure all safety procedures, methods, equipment and practices are adhered to including housekeeping
Integration of Plant utilisation commissioning
Contribute to regular continuous improvement meetings.
Ensure adherence to paint colour measurement system and controls.
Develop, control & measure process parameters.
Management of new product programs in line with customer demand.
Interface for Engineering of new product development.
Development of path programming/application processes.
Deliver Technical solutions to process problems.
Support improvement activities in the Paint line.
Utilisation and product quality in your area.
Liaise with other departments for maintenance, production or process.
Prepare detailed reports or figures and deliver KPI measurable as required.
Support Business growth opportunities.
Customer focused in delivery of product.
Assist in commercial feasibility during quotation.
Cycle time optimisation.
Propose, plan and manage continuous improvement activities with process teams.
Audit current methods of paint delivery, investigate source and propose improvements.
Carry out reasonable tasks as requested by your manager in line with department/company objectives.
To reduce the overall cost of the manufacturing operation year on year.
To reduce levels of paint wastage in colour changeovers.
Utilising performance data to direct improvement focus (OEE Improvement).
Carry out continuous improvement and profit improvement reporting.
Daily checks on yield matrix. Initiate and advise teams to counter act negative trends if and when they occur .
Recommend improvements to meet the overall business standards for processes and systems, constantly strive to be pro-active and for continual improvement.
Provide Training and advice to process teams within the group.
Ensure improvements are sustainable.
Self-motivation to achieve tasks and targets as required.
Work within the process teams or individually on allocated projects / tasks.
Understand the importance of your commitment to the department and continually strive to achieve an excellent working relationship as a supportive team member.
Expected to be professional in your attitude to the job and in the manner with which you conduct your duties. Always present a professional image when communicating internally and externally.
Ensure that you understand and comply with Health & Safety at Work regulations at all times.
All tasks within your areas of responsibility to be carried out in a safe manner and as set out in the relevant procedures and work instructions. Obligation to report to your Manager any matter of concern regarding Health & Safety.
Drive and support the requirements to up hold accreditations (eg. TS16949 and ISO14001).

Key Performance Indicators:

Programmes in line with customer demand
Feasibility studies on time and in full
Achieve all set KPIs and objectives.
Achieve cycle time optimisation
Absence (sickness) levels must be below 2%.
Uphold audit accreditation for TS16949 and ISO14001.

If interested in the first instance please contact Daniel Baker on ************* or alternatively email your latest CV to ******************************
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