At International Automotive Components, it’s what’s inside that really drives us. Operating across 19 countries, we bring over 160 years of automotive expertise to the forefront in crafting beautiful interiors that help to differentiate vehicles in the global marketplace. We believe our employees to be our greatest asset: we welcome employees of all backgrounds, and are proud to provide benefits such as professional development opportunities, a gym scheme, and length of service awards among many others.

We are excited to confirm the below opportunity to join our innovative and conscientious team:

Robot Programmer
Elmdon Plant

Key Responsibilities:

  • This role is at the cutting edge of next generation automated manufacturing in Automotive and you will need to assist in developing multiple programs for automated assembly applications particularly in respect of new product introduction.
  • Spend time off site with relevant supplier to support programs (example new launches)
  • Help manage and develop programs throughout build phases
  • Work with the suppliers on the design and maturation of automated equipment
  • Assist with design reviews of production and help steer design for manufacture
  • Contacts-interface with (internal/external) all customers and suppliers at all levels.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player with a high level of personal integrity
  • Assess quality of product against standard
  • Assist with the development of PFMEA’s, control plans and SOI’s
  • Generation of TPM
  • Back up and maintenance of programs
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve control issues and/or respond to problems
  • Manage, maintain, and configure all software relating to PLC, Robotics, DC Tooling, Welders, Sorion etc…..
  • Adhere to IAC HSE Policies and procedures at all times

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Degree in Mechatronics / Automation / Robotics desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working in Robotics within a 1st tier automotive supplier, preferably within a just in time environment
  • Experience in Nachi robotic programming desirable but any make considered as training will also be given
  • Experience of AIVs advantageous (MIR, Omron)
  • Understanding of offline programming techniques and software
  • Experience with interior plastics trim advantageous
  • ISO9001 / IATF16949
  • Understanding of Six sigma / Lean methodologies
  • Computer literate with MS Project
  • Auto CAD advantageous