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Job Title:  Application Engineer

Business Company:  Industrial Automation Business (IAB)

Melbourne, Australia

Employment Type:  Permanent


We’re seeking a passionate, sociable, and enthusiastic person to be part of our team committed to empowering people through automation and robotics.


This is a full-time position – with a competitive salary package, accelerated career development, and working with the latest & greatest tech.


Don't miss this incredible opportunity!


Who we are:

Omron is a global leader in the vibrant and fast-growing automation and robotics field. We develop some of the coolest technology incorporating Robotics, Automation, IoT, Big Data, Safety solutions, and Machine Vision. We work seamlessly with businesses across a wide range of industries to help drive their digital transformation.


We are large enough to make a difference, Smart enough to listen.

Our company employs 28,000 people worldwide. Locally, across Australasia, we have seven locations and over one hundred employees. Our engineering solutions empower more than 5000 customers – many of them are high-profile organisations.


We’re mature enough to provide stability, Young enough to think ahead.

During the past 89 years, we’ve proudly achieved a host of “World Firsts”, including Machine vision-guided robots, 2D codes, ATM Machines, Digital blood pressure monitors, Proximity sensors, etc. For the recent decade, we’ve been continuously named one of the World’s Top 100 innovative companies.


We plan to supercharge our growth by implementing an ambitious long-term plan: “Shaping the Future 2030.”


Short Description

About the role

  • Provide technical support and application know-how to customers to develop new businesses and support existing customers.
  • Planning, designing and implementing automation systems using Omron Industrial automation components, machine controllers, and emerging technologies such as IoT, Robotics, and AI for large displays of machine manufactures and end users.
  • Develop new business by building strategic relationships with partner companies such as systems integrators, consultants, educational institutions, etc.
  • Continuously develop product knowledge through hands-on, product training (internal and external), documentation, etc
  • Provide applications/program support on technical issues as required.
  • Provide pre-sale engineering support through design, tender, prospecting, demonstrating, presenting, and providing solutions to achieve the business goal.
  • Facilitate regular technical training courses to develop sales team and customer skills and abilities


Skills and experience

  • BS degree in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Automation, Control Systems, and Electrical projects
  • Proven experience in control system design, commissioning, and programming with experience in C#, VB.NET will be highly regarded
  • Competent ability in troubleshooting and fault-finding control system hardware ( PLC, HMI, and VSDs)
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with high attention to detail
  • Self-motivator with high-quality standards, Willingness to learn, and a proactive mindset
  • Experience in project management would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Experience and a passion for Vision systems, Robotics, IoT & Servo systems will be highly regarded


Why join us:

  • Join the exciting world of Automation and Robotics – an industry sector offering amazing future growth and career advancement opportunities
  • Be part of a global leader with a forward-thinking, collaborative, and fun culture
  • Golden opportunity to develop your business acumen and technology insights by   working with high-profile clients and elite technologies.


  • To help you realise your full potential, you will be
    • Entrusted with challenges and opportunities
    • Supported by resources and mentors 
    • Motivated by inspiration and empowerment   


Be part of our exciting journey – we’d love to hear from you.


Submit your application today.

Req ID:  1511

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