Automation & Robotics Intern
Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. Our purpose—we bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress—is a call to go beyond, to reinvent future forms of progress and create sustainable shared value for all through the power of science. In a world facing an ever-growing population and quest for resources, we aim to be the driving force triggering the next breakthroughs to enable humanity to advance while protecting the planet we all share.
We bond with customers and partners to address today and tomorrow’s megatrends. As a global leader in Materials, Chemicals and Solutions, Solvay brings advancements in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, water and air treatment, to solve critical industrial, social and environmental challenges. You can count on our innovative solutions to contribute to safer, cleaner and more sustainable future.
The ideal student is skilled in one or several of the areas of automation, robotics, mechatronics and software design to support applications and research laboratories in the development of innovative products.
By joining the Automation & Robotics (A&R) team, you will support the R&I laboratories to enhance research and innovation programs at Solvay’s Shanghai Technical Park. The goal of the A&R Lab is to transform the new product development by automation and/or artificial intelligence, to enable high throughput synthesis, analysis and performance evaluation of Solvay products and increase sales of innovative products etc.
Build algorithm codes for open-source robotics (OSR) based setups, and movement
programming with 6-axis collaborative robotic arms, or x,y,z platforms. Prototype and design user-friendly tools for researchers.
Support to write Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and User Guides for the use of robotics systems in collaboration with researchers.
Contribute proactively to the global A&R network and build synergies.
Research, like Artificial Intelligence and Data Management teams, to ensure cross pollination of the knowledge and expertise.
Bring a strong commitment to safety through appropriate behavior, knowledge of chemical hazards.
Other tasks as Manager requires.
Experience and skills
BS or higher in Automation, Robotic Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or Computer Programming.
Experience to create systems with multiple devices using Python and MATLAB with a User-friendly user interface (GUI) is a plus
Programming skills in Python, MATLAB, ROS etc.
Hands-on experience of collaborative robots operation is preferred.
Fundamental knowledge of IIoT.
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