About us - Bytronic

About us

Bytronic Team picFounded in 1997 by two enthusiastic industrial engineers, Bytronic has grown to include 30 experienced engineers offering a unique cross-disciplined skillset.


We have built our excellent reputation on extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of machine vision, test and measurement, automation and process control. We
consistently exceed expectations, providing innovative manufacturing systems that best meet your needs.

Bytronic is now the UK’s leading independent expert in designing and implementing innovative manufacturing systems that transform manufacturing performance.

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Trusted integrator

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Bytronic are a Cognex Partner System Integrator (PSI) allowing us to improve our customers’ productivity while reducing the costs associated with automated systems, enhancing performance and creating a safer, more efficient work environment. In 2013 Bytronic became the UK’s first Gold Partner Systems Integrator for Cognex. In just a year, Bytronic Automation was promoted to Platinum PSI, sharing this status with only a very few companies worldwide.

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In 2016 Bytronic became the first, and currently the only, officially recognised system integrator for FLIR thermal imaging cameras. Prior to now, FLIR have only sold their technology through distribution companies but have never had official partners running their system integration, making this a huge step both for FLIR and Bytronic. We sell turnkey solutions, integrating the full range of FLIR automation cameras.

Our engineers will help you to choose the most appropriate hardware, test it thoroughly, and then implement it on your site with minimal disruption to your business.

The i3 Group

Bytronic has forged strategic alliances with LineView Solutions, a leading line monitoring system supplier and OptimumFX, a leading independent operational consultancy, to deliver an end to end sustainable manufacturing improvement solution.

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The combined service offering of the i3 alliance gives us all we need under one roof to support us in delivering manufacturing improvement – it’s a winning ticket!

Bytronic

Manufacturing Solutions with Vision
Our engineers design and implement MES, industrial networks, machine vision and other manufacturing systems. Our 100 percent inspection systems guarantee product quality and our factory information tools gather all the raw data you need to transform manufacturing performance.


LineView Solutions

Real-time manufacturing intelligence
Our systems deliver real-time, meaningful intelligence so you can minimise the impact of production problems and make on-the-spot decisions to tackle your true causal loss.

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OptimumFX

Rapid insights, lasting results
Our Lean practitioners help implement the behavioural change you need to take full advantage of your manufacturing performance tools – from the factory floor upwards. We get to the heart of your business in hours, not weeks, engaging your people right from the start.

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Global customer base

From FMCG and pharmaceuticals to steel foundries and the automotive industries, we have implemented successful systems around the globe. 

Bytronic specialise in delivering harmonised systems worldwide for customers such as Unilever, P&G and Coca-Cola Enterprises.

We deliver directly, through our network of agents or by working with customer’s local teams.

We build long-term partnerships with our clients, working with them to achieve manufacturing improvements throughout their market.

Integrating a key component vision system into a new factory build on time and on budget can be challenging, but Bytronic delivered a flawless integrated solution. Through communication, hard work, engineering knowledge and support, Bytronic got the job done!James Lockie, Launch Manager, Comau

We deliver projects globally for customers such as:

Customer value

  • Guarantee Product Quality

  • Ensure Compliance

  • Create Sustainable Savings

  • Achieve Zero Defects

  • Minimise False Rejects

  • 100% Inspection

  • 100% Traceability

  • Save Time and Utilise Capacity

  • Eliminate Production Problems

  • Improve Business Efficiency

  • Protect Your Brand

  • Provide Peace of Mind

Our long-term customers understand the value we deliver and true quality improvements so they get production right first and every time.

We've partnered with the best in their fields

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Cognex Corporation is the world’s leading provider of machine vision systems, vision software, vision sensors and surface inspection systems used in manufacturing automation. Cognex is also a leader in industrial ID readers.

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FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

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PYGSA Systems and Applications is an industrial enterprise in which all its technical and commercial department, has extensive experience in the field of machine vision. Our great advantage over our competitors is that we have developed a lot of products for many different sectors, it does, although we are specialists in machine vision for quality control in packaging lines, we are able to address any new project the maximum guarantee of success..

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The Config Team are an innovative bunch of SAP experts specialising in all aspects of SAP logistics, Warehouse Management and Extension Warehouse Management. They’ve delivered solutions for some of the biggest global brands across diverse industries and established an international reputation as The SAP Logistics Solution Specialists.

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Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and apply label systems. Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes.

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With over 1,000 20/20 Hindsight High Speed Camera installations worldwide, Monitoring Technology’s high speed video has helped manufacturers in virtually every major industry to gain efficiency improvements and reduce waste on production lines.

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Hitex UK offers a varied range of products and services including development tools, PCB design, boards, modules, consultancy, complete product design services and automation solutions.

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Cloud Monkey can assist with all migration projects, from physical to virtual migrations. Be they from internal or external hosted parties. For VDC ( Virtual Data Centre ) clients Cloud Monkey provide dedicated VLAN’s & datastore LUNs, as well as dedicated network links, firewalls and managed services to cover all technical requirements.

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We are active members of key trade associations

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The PPMA is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 480 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice.

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UKIVA

The primary objective of the UK Industrial Vision Association is to promote the use of image processing technology by manufacturing industry in the UK. One of the most important ways in which this is done is to provide information about all the members on a factual and uniform basis, to all enquirers.

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The Manufacturer Thought Leadership Network is a platform for manufacturers to discuss and learn about the key issues shaping the future of the industry.

The network is made up of four forums; Additive Manufacturing, Automation, Industrial Internet of Things and Servitization. The premise of the network is to give you the insight necessary to embrace present and future trends around the digitisation of manufacturing and its associated innovations.

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BFBi

The Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers Association (BFBi) is the only international trade association representing the entire value chain supplying the food & drink industry worldwide. We believe that we are unique in that we represent an entire value chain – from seed merchants, barley growers, maltsters, hop merchants, suppliers of raw materials through to  production and packaging machinery manufacturers and suppliers and dispense/point of sale suppliers, manufacturers and installers.

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SafeContractor is part of the Alcumus Group, the market-leading provider of technology-enabled compliance risk management, certification and verification services. Being an accredited SafeContractor means our procedures, policies, training and insurances have been rigorously audited. This takes risk away from our clients.

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Cognex PSI

Cognex Corporation is the world’s leading provider of machine vision systems, vision software, vision sensors and surface inspection systems used in manufacturing automation. Cognex is also a leader in industrial ID readers.

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Work for us

Are you an energetic lateral thinker? A bit of a geek? Does the idea of using your skills to solve interesting and unusual problems appeal?

If so, get in touch with us and we’ll keep you in mind. Or alternatively, if we have a specific job opportunity available, apply below.

Students

We are open to accepting student placements.

Current vacancies

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Wanted: Vision Systems Project Engineer
Location: Warwickshire (must be UK or Europe-based)

Looking for a job with an exciting young company at the cutting edge of vision technology? Like the idea of solving improbable problems for some of the world’s biggest organisations? We want to hear from project engineers like you.

You’ll be responsible for designing complete vision systems to individual customer specifications. You’ll be independent, creative and enthusiastic, as well as methodical and practical.

This is what you’ll be doing:

  • Talking to customers and helping to define the problem clearly, then working towards a solution together.
  • Trialling solutions in the lab.
  • Developing functional specification documents detailing all requirements.
  • Selecting the appropriate hardware and software to solve the problem.
  • Developing the systems: writing the software and programming the hardware.
  • Developing comprehensive design documents.
  • Test and deploy the systems onto the customer site, with responsibility for installation and commissioning.

You’ll definitely have these attributes:

  • Computer literate – and by this, we mean able to build a PC from scratch.
  • Ability to program in VB, VB.net, LabVIEW or similar.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Happy to travel anywhere in the world at short notice.
  • Great written and spoken communication skills (English).
  • Personable and presentable with a good sense of humour.
  • Self-sufficient, adaptable, good team player and comfortable in a range of environments.
  • A minimum 2:2 BEng (Hons) – or equivalent – in an engineering discipline.

You’ll find experience in these areas useful:

  • Industrial camera systems.
  • PLC programming.
  • MS Visio and MS Project.
  • AutoCAD or Solidworks software (or similar).
  • Electrical systems and wiring.
  • You’ll also benefit from a familiarity with Cognex software.

Don’t be put off if you don’t match the skillset perfectly. If you have 80% of what we need, and you’re a fast learner, get in touch.

Every day is different at Bytronic: some days involve robots, others industrial lasers. We guarantee you won’t be bored. You’ll have opportunities to develop your career, your skills, and help to shape the direction of Bytronic as a whole. Plus, we’ve got GREAT coffee.

We’re looking for engineers based in the UK (or Europe). Interested? Apply today.