West Pharmaceutical is Hiring | Associate Engineer |

Position – Associate Engineer, R&D, Robotics
Company – West Pharmaceutical Services
Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN

Job description

Title:  Associate Engineer, R&D, Robotics

Requisition ID:  66331

Date:  Jun 20, 2024


Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN

Department:  R&D


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  

There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  

We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

Job Summary:

The Associate Engineer, R&D, Robotics requires knowledge and experience and is accountable for collaborating with the R&D team in various locations to define, deliver and support design concepts, development, testing and integration of collaborative robot handling solutions and / or automated robotic arm solutions using Arduino microcontrollers and servomotor systems both local & global locations to understand the build of the test article.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With guidance support development programs for robotic arms using VAL3 programming language and/or TM Flow software
  • Support development of robot simulations using RoboDK or ROS-based software
  • With technical support prepare instructions and operation manuals,
  • Learn Rob studio – ABB and Implement, test, and deploy robotic programs as per requirements,
  • Learn how to build and maintain strong relationships with the team and business to ensure collaboration and alignment within and outside of the R&D cross-functional teams. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of software that will control robots; create prototypes and work on necessary components (e.g., microprocessors)
  • Collaborate with other design and process team members to perform integration tests and quality control.
  • Troubleshoot defects in the programming.
  • Work with service providers for robotic programming under supervision for design discussions & work with vendors to get high-quality outputs related to logical thinking,
  • Under guidance able to work under robot Programming, Robo Studio, Robo DK, PLC ladder logic & Hardware selections, 
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in mechanical engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics & automation 
  • Minimum 0 – 3 years of related work experience, 

Preferred knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic understanding of VAL3, Rob Studio ABB, PLC, ROS, Familiarity with 6-axis Robotic Arms, C++
  • Basics of Electrical & Electronics, Control & Instrumentation.
  • Awareness of different applied physics, and mechanics
  • Ability to develop and evaluate integrated systems.
  • Good knowledge on office applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint
  • Ability to understand different materials used in 3D printing as well as general fabrication.
  • Good knowledge on office applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint
  • Comply with all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Comply with the company’s safety and quality policies.

Physical and Travel Requirements 

  • 15% travel, including global travel. 
  • Occasional on-call work required. 
  • Prefer 12pm – 9pm India time. Willingness to work outside of these hours as needed.
  • Ability to work in a global and virtual environment and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to [email protected].  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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