Automation and Machine Vision Engineer

Job description

Join a leading automation specialist nestled in vibrant Sunshine, coast, Queensland, spearheading innovation in horticultural, post harvest and aquaculture industries. Commited to delivering high quality, tailored technology solutions, our customer transforms production lines into efficient powerhouses for the agriculture industry.

In the warehouse, the craft a myriad of specialised equipment, from circular or inline weight graders to roller spray units and brush polishers. Their bespoke solutions, including bulk bin tippers, wash units, drying tunnels and dip units, cater to the unique needs of the diverse clientele.

As the demand for our ground breaking automation solutions surges, we are on the lookout for an ambitious Automation Specialist with expertise in Robotics and Computer Vision systems. Current projects necessitate the detections of diverse fruit colours and blemishes, making this role pivotal in advancing our technology frontiers.


Responsibilities and duties

Duties for the role include:

  • Designing and implement state of the art automation solutions, seamlessly integrating computer vision and selection technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure a harmonious fusion of vision solutions into existing processes.
  • Lead the commissioning process, ensuring flawless functionality of newly implement systems.
  • Continously optimise and fine-tune automation solutions for enhanced efficiency and accuracy.
  • Swiftly diagnose and resolve technical issues related to automation systems.
  • Be an active participant in brainstorming sessions, contributing to the ongoing innovation and improvement of internal processes.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation for all the solutions to facilitate easy reference and knowledge transfer.

Skills and experience

In order to be successful you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Automation, Robotics, Electrical/electronics or a related field.
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing automation solutions, particularly in computer vision applications.
  • Familiarity with robotics systems and programming.
  • Experience with PLC programming, SCADA/HMI system design.

This is your chance to be at the forefront of innovation in agricultural automation. if you’re a dynamic professional eager to make a significant impact, seize this opportunity and be an integral part of this journey.

Our recruiter Jose Delgado is a former electronics engineer with experience in I&E for the Oil and Gas Industry – he can answer any questions that can arise related to the role or the automation industry in particular.

Call or text +64 21 0233 6406, or email

At this stage, we can only take into account candidates with the right to work in Australia (including NZ citizens)

Opportunity Overview


Sunshine Coast


100k - 135k



Recruitment manager

Jose Delgado

Contact Info +64 21 0233 6406

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