Crane Commissioning Engineer

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Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
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Posting Date
3 weeks ago(2/9/2021 5:48 AM)

Company Overview

We are Dematic, one of the world’s largest materials handling systems supplier. We have been delivering and developing our technology for 200 years. It’s our people and our technology that have helped to transform this industry, and we are continuing to grow faster than ever. New technology is shifting the way our customers think about automation and intralogistics. The 4th industrial revolution is upon us, and we are now seeing the introduction of new technology like robotics, new software and analytics to help drive efficiency. 


At Dematic, we deliver solutions to our customers that help optimise their supply chain, improve performance and optimise productivity. Every day our automated and software technology solutions help to deliver 18.5 billion parcels worldwide every day. Warehouses and distributions centres are at the heart of the supply chain, which is our space.  Our role is to find the most efficient way of getting goods from the start of their journey through to their exit and shipping off to consumers meeting their expectations and demands in a fast moving world.


This role is an exciting opportunity for you to join the team at Dematic helping to define and shape the future of materials handling solutions.

The Role


In this role, you will provide complete electrical and PC/PLC controls commissioning for Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) crane based technology within cost and time scale constraints of a material-handling project, whilst ensuring the solution meets the requirements of the project. Duties will include:

  • Ensure systems supplied are CE Compliant to the Machinery Directive
  • Commission safety related part of the Controls system solutions to the regulations and in accordance with BS EN ISO 13849/13850/60204 etc
  • Production of all associated documentation including, but not limited to, calculations, specifications, operation and maintenance instructions and manuals, and test specifications
  • Commissioning of electrical control panels and liaising with suppliers on technical matters
  • Supporting the procurement of electrical and mechanical installation services and liaise with suppliers on technical matters
  • Produce required Health and Safety documentation including, but not limited to Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Commission PC / PLC controls systems utilized on Automated Crane storage systems on site and to provide support to overall system commissioning activities
  • Provide automated crane system training for the end user

What We Are Looking For

To apply for this role, in your application you must evidence:

  • Essential: HNC/HND level of understanding in a Controls or Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Desirable: Educated to HNC/HND level in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in a similar role 
  • Proven extensive hands-on experience working within an industrial automation environment
  • Advanced understanding of PLC, SCADA development tools
  • Working understanding of Electrical and Electronic technical manuals & drawings
  • Good understanding of distributed control systems
  • Working knowledge of FEM and BS standards governing the automated warehouse industry
  • Previous use of CAD tools


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