Automation Design Engineer

SF Group
Cambridgeshire, UK
19 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SF Group has engaged with a key client and a leading cutting edge Automation & Robotic Solutions specialist based in Cambridgeshire. Due to the continuous success of business and projects my client is currently recruiting for a Automation/Machine Design Engineer on a permanent basis. The role requires strong communication between all departments and will report into the Project Management team.

Position Statement

This is primarily a bespoke machine designing role, but could include most aspects of implementing and delivering bespoke automation solutions. This job would include, but not be limited to, brainstorming, researching, designing, specifying and CAD drawing of bespoke machines systems. The work would mostly be office based but will include some workshop and offsite work at customers' premises.

Performance Objectives

1. To be responsible for mechanical design work packages within a project
2. To meet agreed deadlines for mechanical design of equipment and systems

Roles & Responsibilities

- Create CAD drawings and designs of bespoke machinery and parts

- Carry out research and development work across a range of automation processes

- Meeting daily commitments

- Carry out commissioning of bespoke machinery

- Assist with mechanical assembly and installation work

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

1. Meeting daily project task commitments.
2. Task checklist completion on our quality management system.
3. Integration and cooperation with other team members

Software knowledge and level of proficiency

Microsoft Excel - Reasonable understanding
Microsoft Outlook - Reasonable understanding
Microsoft Access - Reasonable understanding
Solidworks (Or other similar CAD drawing program) - Good understanding and experience

Qualification / Certificates / Licenses

1. Clean driving licence
2. Good general education to at least A Level standard, including Maths and Physics or similar subjects

Essential Selection Criteria

1. Positive attitude, prepared for open thinking and change.
2. Able to work as part of a team
3. Good mechanical and electrical engineering aptitude
4. Experience in CAD design for automated machinery

Ideal Selection Criteria

1. Solidworks experience designing a wide variety of different automated machines
2. Experience with commissioning a wide variety of machinery
3. Mechanical engineering certification/qualification
4. Electrical experience or training and qualification (this is not essential)

Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at SF Group for furher information and apply

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