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Title:  Automation & Robotics Engineer

Requisition ID:  16727
Location:  Milan
Function:  R&D
Contract Type:  Permanent
Experience:  3 - 5 years

Automation & Robotics Engineer
Pirelli was founded in Milan in 1872 and today stands as a global brand known for its cutting edge technology, high-end production excellence and passion for innovation that draws heavily on its Italian roots. Pirelli, a Pure Consumer Tyre Company, has a particular focus on the High Value tyre market and is constantly engaged in the development of innovative products to address the most specific mobility needs of the final Consumer, such as Specialty and Super Specialty tyres.
Recognized by consumers as high value products, the company’s product range consists of innovative tyres for cars, motorcycles, and bicycles, as well as a growing portfolio of tyres for specific applications and customized ones such as Pirelli Cyber, the result of the most recent Research & Development activities and technological innovation.
Pirelli’s technological excellence is also nourished by the innovation and competencies derived from sporting competitions, in which it has been active for over 110 years, At present, the company participates in over 350 car and motorcycle sport events and since 2011 it has been the exclusive tyre supplier to the Formula One™ World Championship. Such a strong presence in motorsport enables Pirelli to generate avant-garde solutions which are then transferred to tyre ranges for the Consumer market, ensuring the maximum levels of performance and safety.
The Automation & Robotics Engineer will join the Research and Development Technology Engineering team at Pirelli headquarter. He/She will be involved as Automation & Robotics Engineer in designing, programming, simulating and testing automated machinery for all the Pirelli factories in the world. Depending on the category and complexity of projects, he/she may act as project member or project leader.




• Defines the electrical equipment (hardware and software) of machinery in coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
• Writes the specifications for the electrical equipment of machinery for all the Pirelli factories worldwide.
• Supports the design, procurement, commissioning, testing and validation of the electrical equipment for machinery both internally manufactured or supplied by Original Equipment Manufacturers.
• For assembled production lines, coordinating external suppliers supports the accomplishment of the complete electrical engineering (e.g. cable trays layout, cables dimensioning and distribution) according to electrical standards and directives.
• Defines data structures and interfaces with M.E.S. and upper layers.
• Supports the development of new functionalities for process/product traceability.
• Applies predefined hardware/software standards to new electrical equipment.
• Carries out simulations for robot integration, cycle time optimization and layout definition.
• Robot calibration, programming and testing.
• Document verification, approval and archiving in compliance with quality standards.
• Application of the best practices in quality and efficiency for designing, procurement and manufacturing of automated machinery.
• Offers technical support during installation, commissioning, start-up and following lifecycle phases in all the Pirelli factories worldwide.
• Supports the Digital transformation of the Company.


• Master Degree in Automation Engineering or Robotics Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering or Electrical Engineering
• Minimum three years of experience on industrial automation and robotics
• Ability to calibrate and operate robots (Comau, ABB, others)
• Knowledge of industrial automation: PLC, sensors, servo controls, robotics, industrial networks and related applications
• Knowledge in industrial electrical plant design and electrical schematics drawings
• Knowledge of data analysis and DB management tools (query, script, etc.) is an advantage
• Knowledge of PLC programming languages is an advantage
• Knowledge of Fortran, C/C#, VB, Python is an advantage
• Ability to work in international teams
• Ability to work independently
• Critical thinking
• Good problem solving skills
• Basic knowledge of project management
• Interest in innovation

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