Position: Electro-Software Robotics Engineer

Location: Liverpool, Materials Innovation Factory (MIF)

Salary: £33,000 - £40,000 (based on experience)

New Starter Payment: £5,000 (£2,500 after 1 month employment £2,500 after 12 months)

Job Opportunity

Due to sustained growth, Labman are seeking to recruit a multi skilled Electro-Software Robotics Engineer to join our team in Liverpool.

Labman deliver bespoke robotics and software to major companies and public bodies across the world. The job will be challenging and dynamic with opportunities to work with a huge range of established and emergent technologies, providing you with opportunities to learn and develop your skillset.

You will be working as part of a team at Labman’s office in Liverpool. Being located on the University campus means it is an exciting, creative and innovative environment, full of the latest robotic systems and technology.

What the Job Involves

      • Role based in Liverpool with some training and occasional visits to the HQ in North Yorkshire
      • Provide reactive fault diagnosis, repair and technical support
      • Maintain effective quality systems and programs compliant with ISO 9001 standard
      • Identify and enact business opportunities, upgrades, and improvement of client systems
      • Participate in continuous improvement meetings and activities and escalate processes and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible
      • Build on Labman’s reputation by collaborating professionally with the client
      • Optimise own work schedule by coordinating with all the necessary parties for support planning/scheduling (support team, clients, project leaders, suppliers, etc.)
      • Log and document all work according to internal guidelines
      • Along with all the team, keeping abreast of state-of-the-art technologies and developing techniques for use in future systems
      • Frequent customer interaction
      • Contribution to the development of your colleagues
      • Working with a highly talented multifunctional team
      • Embody Labman values & behaviours
      • + more...

Company Overview

Established for over 40 years, Labman Automation Ltd is an award-winning company with its HQ in North Yorkshire and offices in Bracknell and Liverpool. Labman design and manufacture bespoke laboratory automation systems for a wide range of industries across the world.

We’re a company that prides itself on building strong relationships with our customers and meeting their technological challenges. Our purpose is to enable a world where science is not limited by technology. Our philosophy of engineering excellence is achieved through self-discipline with supportive leadership, sustainable partnerships, and openness. Our company structure encourages involvement and accountability from everyone. This is driven forward with kindness, humour & enthusiasm. This is driven by our core values & behaviours which underpin everything we do:

  • In it together - Being a team; a community of mutual support
  • Excellence - Working & delivering at the very highest quality
  • Humility - Respecting yourself & others
  • Sustainability - Recognition that we have an impact on our planet, our company and our community
  • Fun - Enjoyment in your work

Essential Capabilities

  • Experience with object orientated programming
  • Electrical knowledge (basic electrical competence and safety standards)
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Ability to identify issues, diagnose faults and provide relevant solutions
  • Work independently, take initiative and prioritise
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good English literacy skills for producing documentation
  • Works well within a team with effective communication
  • Have a positive can-do client facing demeanour

Desirable skills / experience

  • Knowledge of database design & principles – in particular MySQL
  • Experience working with Robotics/Automation
  • Experience working in an laboratory environment
  • C# experience
  • Driving license

What We’re Offering

  • The opportunity to work with industry-leading customers in a purpose-built facility just a short walk from Liverpool City Centre's shops, restaurants, historic waterfront and transport links to Manchester, London, Ireland and more
  • The ability to forge a long-lasting career at a company that has seen consistent growth year on year. With the chance to grow and flourish in sector that is only expanding
  • A culture where you take ownership of your responsibilities and feel part of the company
  • 33 days annual holiday (raising to 38 over 5 years) including public holidays
  • Employer pension contribution with no upper cap
  • Free parking at the MIF during work hours (subject to availability)
  • Free access to counsellor and psychotherapist
  • Contribution towards gym membership/wellbeing activity
  • CPD support and annual subscription to appropriate body covered

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