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Senior Technical Lead - Mechatronics - Cambridgeshire - Southern

Ref: 158 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Jun 2018
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Are you passionate about mechatronics and robotics? Our client is searching for a senior technical lead in mechatronics to join their multi-specialist mechanical engineering team.

Taking on over 300 cutting edge technology, design and consulting projects every year our client is one of the worlds leading engineering consultancies.



As a senior technical lead/consultant in the mechanical and analytical engineering group your role will include :

Leading design engineers to realise your technical solutions and verifying your designs with solid engineering principles and calculations

Taking lead roles in creative workshops, generating and visualising your own ideas and those of the team around you

Preparing technical programmes of work

Leading  the generation and detailed design of innovative concepts and system layouts in 3D CAD

Design for/transfer to manufacture including tolerance analysis of  system designs, review of manufacturing documentation, generation of manufacturing specifications and liaison with external suppliers

Preparing technical reports and producing high quality design documentation

Supporting the activities of Business Developers in sales meetings, contributing to project proposals and project planning

Development of internally funded, novel technologies and presentation at scientific conferences



To meet the demanding requirements of this role you will be a talented, creative engineer, with the ability to solve complex electro-mechanical system problems and design ingenious solutions. You will have a high level of practical experience with proven technical skills, and have spent significant time in an engineering design environment preferably applying a systems engineering approach to development. Applicants should have the following:

An excellent first degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, robotics or a related discipline

Significant experience in the design of electro-mechanical systems including several of the following: 

Drive systems, Motors, Gearing, Robots

Measurement and Control Systems, Automation

Excellent understanding of manufacturing techniques and assembly processes

Hands on experience of 3D CAD (ProEngineer or Solidworks preferred)

A genuine passion for engineering



In addition one or more of the following would be beneficial:

Experience in leading the development of large systems

Experience of designing for one of the four areas of focus outlined previously

Excellent understanding of materials selection

Team leadership or project management experience

Sales experience (Miller Heiman preferred)

Postgraduate study in a relevant field

You will be a bright, enthusiastic team player. Good communication skills are essential as a major part of your role will be interaction with clients and multi-disciplinary project teams made up of scientists, engineers and designers


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Tel: 0161 2410362



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