Project Assistant: Robotics Engineer


University of Warwick
2 Months
36.5 hours, Mon-Fri.
Smart Casual




M Billingham manufactures camera, leisure, binocular and laptop bags in Cradley Heath, United Kingdom. To automate a manual superglue-adhesive application process, Billingham has invested in a Techman TM5 collaborative robot to run gluing applications using integrated vision system to locate, detect work-piece and dispense superglue adhesive automatically.

A role has become available for the Robotics (Automation) engineering intern, primarily with having knowledge of programming collaborative robots. As a Robotic Programmer you will be required to program and test Techman TM5 collaborative robot, integration to dispensing system, and programming integrated vision system.
  • Successful candidate will be competent with most collaborative robotic manufacturer’s equipment (Universal, Techman Robots).
  • Possess the ability to program Techman TM5 cobot for superglue-adhesive dispensing and application.
  • Examine and program TM5 integrated vision system to locate work-piece and detect stitched patterns automatically. 
  • Responsible for all programming activities as well as assisting robotic tasks to completion.
  • Educated to, or working towards a relevant Engineering degree in Robotics, Automation, and manufacturing background - Essential
  • Analytical thinker with a practical approach to problem solving – Essential
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of collaborative robot programming, motion planning and tasks including,
  1. Interference and reach validation
  2. Cycle time reports
  3. Robot paths
  4. Set up I/O structures, robot start-up, and fieldbus networks
  • Ability to program and debug Techman collaborative robot and integrated machine vision software/hardware - Essential
  • Ability to work independently, take responsibility and seek help when needed - Essential
  • Ability to analyse and interpret results - Desirable
Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7EP
Advert End Date: 21/03/21.
Interview Date: TBC.
Start Date: June 2021.
End Date: 8 weeks from start date.
Location: M Billingham & Co Ltd, City Estate, Corngreaves Rd, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7EP.