Profession mechatronics assembler

Mechatronics assemblers assemble and maintain complex mechatronic equipment and machines, such as robots, elevators, and advanced home appliances. They build the mechanical, electrical, and electronic components, install software, set the systems in operation, and maintain and repair the components and systems.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Quality standards

    The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.

  • Electronics

    The functioning of electronic circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including programming and applications. Apply this knowledge to ensure electronic equipment runs smoothly.

  • Mechatronics

    Multidisciplinary field of engineering that combines principles of electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, control engineering, computer engineering, and mechanical engineering in the design of products and manufacturing processes. The combination of these areas of engineering allows for the design and development of "smart" devices and the achievement of an optimal balance between mechanical structure and control.

  • Computer equipment

    The offered computers, computer peripheral equipment and software products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Safety engineering

    The engineering discipline used to ensure that systems, machines and equipment work according to the set safety standards and laws, such as environmental law.

Skills

  • Install mechatronic equipment

    Install equipment used for the automation of a specific machine or device.

  • Ensure conformity to specifications

    Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.

  • Read standard blueprints

    Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.

  • Maintain mechatronic equipment

    Diagnose and detect malfunctions in mechatronics components and systems and remove, replace, or repair these components when necessary. Execute preventative equipment maintenance tasks, such as storing mechatronics components in clean, dust-free, and non-humid spaces.

  • Apply soldering techniques

    Apply and work with a variety of techniques in the process of soldering, such as soft soldering, silver soldering, induction soldering, resistance soldering, pipe soldering, mechanical and aluminium soldering.

  • Align components

    Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.

  • Apply assembly techniques

    Apply correct and up-to-date assembly methods in the production development process.

  • Follow safety standards in industrial contexts

    Abide by safety procedures and standards for industrial contexts, mostly where machinery is involved.

  • Meet deadlines

    Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.

  • Monitor machine operations

    Observe machine operations and evaluate product quality thereby ensuring conformity to standards.

  • Clean components during assembly

    Clean components before fixing them to other compounds or units of components during the assembly process.

  • Remove defective products

    Remove defective materials from the production line.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Assemble mechatronic units

    Assemble mechatronic units using mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, electronic, and information technology systems and components. Manipulate and attach metals through using welding and soldering techniques, glue, screws, and rivets. Install wiring. Install drive systems, sensors, actuators, and transducers. Mount switches, control devices, coverings, and protection.

  • Perform metal work

    Work with metal and iron materials in order to assemble individual pieces or structures.

  • Read assembly drawings

    Read and interpret drawings listing all the parts and subassemblies of a certain product. The drawing identifies the different components and materials and provides instructions on how to assemble a product.

Optional knowledge and skills

robotics set up the controller of a machine replace defect components mechanical engineering use cam software install automation components instrumentation engineering electrical discharge ict system programming keep up with digital transformation of industrial processes assemble machines report defective manufacturing materials program firmware check system parameters against reference values measure electrical characteristics carry out measurements of parts test mechatronic units microelectronics circuit diagrams electromechanics electronics principles operate precision measuring equipment adjust manufacturing equipment replace machines crimping pneumatics computer engineering install hardware hydraulics assemble robots automation technology resolve equipment malfunctions inspect quality of products