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Automation Engineer

Cambridge , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677248451

Date published: 23-Jun-2020

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CBRE Integrated Laboratory Solutions, part of Global Workplace Solutions, is a leading global provider of Scientific Support Services. We are recruiting an Automation Engineer to join the team located at one of our client sites.

The role provides a high-quality engineering service to a range of robotic systems within the R&D community. Through prompt fault finding and efficient maintenance planning ensuring maximum uptime of all robotic systems supporting increased time for science for our customer. Working closely with all members of the iLS team, works to provide a proactive and focussed approach, optimising service delivery and automation up-time.

This role will be part of the account-based team and have support, training, access to the UK CBRE Integrated Laboratory Solutions group network.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure prompt, flexible, customer focused specialist engineering support whilst maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and engineering standards.
  • Diagnose faults on complex equipment and systems utilizing the multi disciplinary support internal and external to the team to produce a satisfactory solution.
  • Plan & carry out engineering maintenance and commissioning work associated with scientific equipment and systems in a safe, cost effective manner to ensure minimum business disruption.
  • Adhere to company risk assessments and methods developed in line with engineering standards and health & safety requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to standard operating procedures, offering suggestions on improvements; where identified
  • Use technical knowledge to identify and source components and services.
  • Create, manage and review supporting documentation e.g. service reports.
  • Support users in the preparation/design of operating procedures, SOPs, Change Control and the deviation, manuals and drawings.
  • Manage the availability of essential spares to support the range of equipment and systems used within the R&D facilities in a cost effective manner.
  • Support contract management in the set-up, renewal and budget of contracts.
  • Monitor the performance of the scientific equipment and systems using Key Performance Indicators to instigate improvements and influence changes.
  • Monitor the performance of the scientific equipment and systems using Key Performance Indicators to instigate improvements and influence changes.

Requirements
  • Advanced Modern Apprenticeship with NVQ 3 in engineering
  • HNC/HND in relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, operational environment
  • Experience within the Laboratory Instrument Support sector across a wide range of scientific and/or automated systems
  • Very strong analytical skills with proven ability to break down and solve complex problems in a logical and structured approach
  • PC literate in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
  • Strong relationship management and excellent communication skills/influencing skills
  • Ability to work to own initiative but team orientated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Robust and assertive attitude towards achieving results and motivating team members
  • High customer focus
About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of the business units in CBRE, Global Workplace Solutions provides end-to-end services across the complete lifecycle of the workplace, helping to improve business operations and reduce cost. As a one-stop solutions provider with a broad array of long-term customers and customized services, Global Workplace Solutions has delivered US$3 billion in savings to customers over the past ten years.

CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue).  The Company has more than 70,000 employees and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices worldwide

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

No agencies please.

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