Lead systems Engineer for industrial robotics

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 23 May 2021

As this is a unique joint position for Saxion in collaboration with Frauenhofer Project Center at the University of Twente, we offer a position as a Researcher for 50% at Saxion and for 50% at Fraunhofer Project Center. The employment is for one year, contracted by Saxion University of Applied Science, with a possibility of extension.

Your new working environment
As technological developments and innovations change the world making it smarter every day, Saxion University of Applied Sciences asks itself: how can we best contribute to this? Now and in the future.

At Saxion we believe that to be part of tomorrow’s world we need to learn, think and act differently together. We can do this by focusing on Living Technology.  For us, the question is what do technological innovations mean and how can they contribute to humanity, society and our planet? This starts with the way that we connect knowledge and technology.

Team-composition  The research group of mechatronics at Saxion is the largest research group, in which applied research and innovative solutions are developed in the research programs of Unmanned Robotic Systems and Smart Industrial Systems, with specialisations in sensing &perception, control &manipulation, and cognition &AI. Together with the regional and (inter)national partners,  the group develops innovative, impactful and applicable technologies and technological solutions based on the latest scientific insights. The research group is active in several projects involving  more than 65 public and private partners. Currently, the research group employees more than 26 research engineers and more 300 students are involved in the running projects annually.

Your challenges

We are looking for a lead systems engineer for industrial Robotics who has a pragmatic and pro active approach towards new technologies, methodologies and solutions in the domain of industry 4.0. You are industry focused, which means that you know and understand the customers in your specific domain. You understand their challenges, needs and you can establish a good relationship with them.

Then this may be the job for you:

  • design and develop a variety of applications for robotics, AGV and vision technology
  • develop working Proof-of-Concepts & prototypes (demonstrators)
  • maintain the technical aspect of the developed robots and controllers
  • provide input in defining new projects around the topic of industrial automation (robotics, vision and AGV)

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