Robot Test & Calibration Team Leader

Reference: JD077

We require a Robot Test and Calibration Team Leader to manage and be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Test and Calibration department, whilst striving to improve performance.

Team Leader Responsibilities

  • Assess and manage production work-flow within the department and delegate tasks to fellow team members
  • Administrative tasks for all Test and Calibration team members
  • Managing personnel issues (sickness, holiday)
  • Keeping control and updating technical documentation where necessary
  • Completing any paperwork related requirements (NCRs, Internal Issues, Flag Reports etc)
  • Cooperatively control equipment stock levels alongside Procurement
  • Ownership of AB Dynamics demonstration/rental equipment
  • Monitor robot system faults and ensure the relevant logs are kept up to date
  • Reporting departmental performance to the Manufacturing Operations Manager
  • Abide by AB Dynamics ISO9001 procedures
  • Perform Technician duties where possible

Technician Responsibilities

  • To assemble, build, test and quality inspect robot systems to the highest standards, using the correct and most current testing procedures and electrical/mechanical drawings
  • All systems to be completed on time and shipped on or before the agreed shipping dates
  • Use previous knowledge to identify potential issues and implement corrective action to eliminate any re-occurrence 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience


  • Leading and managing people
  • Working to deadlines and managing work-flow
  • Working to procedures and guidelines


  • Minimum of a Level 3 qualification in an Engineering subject
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, access etc)
  • Good technical communication skills
  • Ability to manage people


  • Qualification in management
  • Qualification in electronics
  • Problem solving and corrective action skills
  • Continuous improvement techniques 
  • Solid understanding of mechanical and electrical drawings

Person Specification

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Be a proven manager and a leader
  • Up-hold company values, standard and ethos
  • Be a role model amongst peers
  • Be able to deal with difficult circumstances/conflict
  • Be confident and personable 
  • Remain flexible and adapt to changing circumstance
  • Be a strong team player with “a can-do attitude”

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@abdynamics.com

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