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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- Realistic / Conventional
- Computer equipment
The offered computers, computer peripheral equipment and software products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- Install mechatronic equipment
Install equipment used for the automation of a certain device or machine.
- Apply assembly techniques
Apply correct and up-to-date assembly methods in the production development process.
- 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.
- Clean components during assembly
Clean components before fixing them to other compounds or units of components during the assembly process.
- 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.
- 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.
- Follow safety standards in industrial contexts
Abide by safety procedures and standards for industrial contexts, mostly where machinery is involved.
- Monitor machine operations
Observing machine operations and evaluating product quality thereby ensuring conformity to standards.
- Meet deadlines
Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.
- 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.
- Perform metal work
Work with metal and iron materials in order to assemble individual pieces or structures.
- Align components
Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.
- Remove defective products
Remove defective materials from the production line.
Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Ensure conformity to specifications
Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.
Optional knowledge and skillsmicroelectronics instrumentation engineering ict system programming mechanical engineering robotics test mechatronic units assemble robots resolve equipment malfunctions use cam software measure electrical characteristics report defective manufacturing materials operate precision measuring equipment computer engineering set up the controller of a machine replace machines install hardware inspect quality of products check system parameters against reference values keep up with digital transformation of industrial processes electrical discharge install automation components electromechanics carry out measurements of parts assemble machines crimping electronics principles program firmware adjust manufacturing equipment replace defect components hydraulics automation technology pneumatics circuit diagrams
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