Senior Mechanical Engineer - Robotics

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer - Robotics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: J897160_1539780602
Contact Name: Garrath Bell
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2018 13:50

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer required to work for a specialist R&D company who work on innovative Robotics projects for various sectors.

Candidate must have a background of designing small robots and want to work on new and different projects.

Candidates must have a degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics or related discipline and ideally have a Masters or PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or Robotics or significant industrial experience of development of robots and/or autonomous vehicle systems


Significant experience of robots and robotic systems design covering as many phases of the full robot design cycle covering the following parts:

    • formulating design specifications via detailed modelling and simulations and engagement with end users
    • performing conceptual designs to identify best option to pursue with experimental testing by taking into account a wide variety of design constraints and requirements. These include adhesion and locomotion mechanisms, tasks to be performed, environmental conditions, energy usage, materials, thermodynamics, technology readiness levels and desired goals
    • performing detailed design of concept option selected
    • Build and test alpha prototype sub-systems and full robots.

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