Design and Automation Engineer


Our client, an engineering services company, is recruiting for a Design and Automation Engineer. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to join Europe’s leading Semiconductor Agency. Based in Malta with offices spread across Europe and an international ever-growing team, working in a professional environment on high tech equipment at the highest of standards. Your duties will include;

  • Design, develop, and implement automated systems, equipment and processes to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and design specifications for automation projects.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and analyze data to identify opportunities for automation and optimization.
  • Develop conceptual designs and prototypes for automated systems, including mechanical, electrical, and control components.
  • Perform engineering calculations and simulations to ensure the feasibility and performance of automation solutions.
  • Select and integrate appropriate automation technologies, such as robotics, sensors, and control systems, into the design.
  • Program and configure automation equipment and systems, ensuring smooth integration and functionality.
  • Conduct testing, troubleshooting, and debugging of automation systems to identify and resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing and operations teams to implement automation solutions and provide technical support.
  • Develop and maintain documentation, including design specifications, operation manuals, and maintenance procedures.
  • Stay updated with emerging trends and technologies in automation and continuously explore opportunities for improvement.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Proven experience in design and automation engineering, with a focus on implementing automated systems
  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles, automation technologies, and industry standards
  • Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software for designing automation systems
  • Experience with programming languages and software platforms for automation, such as PLC programming
  • Solid understanding of mechanical, electrical, and control systems and their integration in automation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex systems and processes
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Detail-oriented and quality-driven, with a focus on delivering reliable and efficient automation solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Based in Malta

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field; advanced degree or specialized training in automation is preferred.

Job Reference: RR130

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  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
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