04 Mechatronics / Mechatronik
Mechatronics could be for you if you like:
Working as a team
More about this skill:
Mechatronics combines skills in mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics, computer technology, production digitalization technology (RFID, NFC, wireless communication, PLC web-server, etc.), robotics and systems development. The computer technology element covers the programming of PLC’s, robots and other handling systems and information technology applications, programmable machine control systems, and technology which enable communication between machines, equipment, and people.
Mechatronics technicians design, build, commission, maintain, repair, and adjust automated industrial equipment, and also program equipment control systems and human machine interfaces.
Outstanding mechatronics technicians are able to meet a variety of needs within industry. They carry out mechanical maintenance and equipment building. They also deal with equipment for information gathering, components (sensors), and regulating units.
The more common and visible mechatronics appliances include shop tills (belt and cash register assemblies) and automated bottle machines.
Industrial applications include automated production and process lines that include assembly, packaging, filling, labelling, and testing, as well as automated distribution and logistics systems.