Electronic Machinery Service Technician or Robotics Engineer Graduate

A position is now available to appoint an Electronic Service & Sales Technician or an Automation/Robotics Technician to assist with the following duties;

  • Machine installations working alongside experienced European machine tool installation & application technicians
  • One installation in Adelaide will have an Austrian application engineer on site for 6 months starting in January.  The successful applicant will be receive significant training from Zeman for the steel beam assembly and welding machine  
  • Selling and providing service and maintenance contracts to existing clients
  • Remote diagnostics with clients & suppliers
  • Software support and training
  • Travel throughout Australia and New Zealand 
  • Basic technical sales and software demonstration support will be included in the training
  • Decommissioning and recommissioning pre-loved machines in Australia
  • Telephone/email sales support for pre-loved European machinery that SMS represents 
  • Selling & delivering spare parts, service and consumables to existing clients

Candidate experience

SMS and our European principles will fully train the successful candidate for this position to grow on the following skills, experience;

  • Knowledge in using ABB robots
  • Electrical background   
  • Knowledge in automation techniques
  • Knowledge in pneumatic systems
  • Basic knowledge in the functionality of PLC systems
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical components
  • Knowledge of machine tools and welding machinery would be useful but would be included in training
  • Critical thinker with complex problem-solving skills
  • Team player, flexible and high motivated personality that can work independently
  • Time keeping and invoice for service & ordering spare parts or freight
  • Arranging subcontract trades to support repair, maintenance, decommissioning, installations


  • Degree or Diploma in /  or Experience in Electronic Engineering or Robotics Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills with  clients, suppliers and colleagues 
  • A technical aptitude of steel processing and CNC machinery automation
  • You must have a high level of proficiency using computers and be trained with various machinery software packages
  • Must be a permanent resident and living in within 1.5 hours of Adelaide airport
  • The position requires the candidate to travel to commission machines in the territory that may require extended time away from Adelaide  
  • A current passport and driver's license will be required.  
  • Flexible working hours may be required when communicating with European time zones



  • Become an expert in machine tools, automation & robotics in the steel fabrication & processing industry
  • Travel while earning an excellent salary.  
  • Flexible hours available
  • Specific product training
  • Working with passionate people with powerful machinery 
  • All the required tools, cars or allowances to complete the work will be provided
  • Long term position with opportunities to have increased responsibilities & remuneration

Who we are 

Specialist Machinery Sales (SMS) is a machine tool agent supplying sophisticated & automated metalworking machinery to Australia, and New Zealand. SMS is the agent for market-leading European machine tool builders that specialise in supplying steel processing and structural steel machinery around the world.  The best businesses in Australia and New Zealand have automated machines commissioned from SMS and the machine tool builders we represent.   SMS has several machines that require installation and commissioning so the successful applicant can start right away.

This is a great opportunity to join a successful Global Company supporting and installing high value and automated machinery manufactured from the most respected machine tool builders in the world.


Your salary will be negotiated upon your level of experience.  Remuneration can be improved following training and dependent on annual revenue the applicant generates from service or sales

Second interviews: Will be held on zoom to evaluate technical knowledge after 4pm with the Service Manager from Kaltenbach and Zeman


14/09/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 Engineering
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