Principal Engineer - Mechatronics/Robotics

Polytec Personnel Ltd
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Mechatronics/Robotics with experience leading design teams and defining technical solutions for complex problems. Joining our prestigious client's team based in Cambridge, you will apply your mechatronics or robotics engineering abilities to the development of world-leading medical products for customers around the globe. You will both lead and work within multi-disciplinary teams of highly talented people to develop novel solutions to complex technical problems. 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 significant relevant experience in an engineering design environment preferably applying a systems engineering approach to development. Main Responsibilities: Hands-on product development and design of complex electro-mechanical systems Contribute to multi-disciplinary projects in teams of engineers, consultants and designers Be the technical leader for the mechatronics design effort meeting requirements and providing creative solutions to problems Collaborate with both clients and other engineers on projects Liaise with clients to understand their needs and prepare proposals which capture their requirements Qualifications, Experience & Skills: Essential: Excellent first degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or a related discipline Significant experience in the design of electro-mechanical systems including several of the following: Drive systems, Motors and Gearing, Robots Sample and Bulk fluids handling 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 Desirable: Excellent understanding of materials selection Experience of designing for the Medical Industry Team leadership or project management experience Postgraduate study in a relevant field Practical Regulatory knowledge (QSR/ ISO13485) This job was originally posted as