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.