Chief Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
RoBAT Ltd
Location
Cheshire
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About us:
RoBAT Ltd has a small multi-disciplined team of 30 people designing and manufacturing, high value robotic machines for testing large printed circuit boards in our Macclesfield, Cheshire headquarters. These complex products employ electronic hardware (both analogue and digital), software, computing hardware, motion control, machine vision, mechanics and x-ray. Most of our sales are in China and the USA where we have our own small factories and staff employed to provide local support for the machines giving a global staff total of 40 in the RoBAT team. We have established ourselves as the market leader in our niche market.
Our products are used by some of the largest companies in the world (e.g. Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Oracle, Huawei, Foxconn).
About the role:
You will be our Senior Mechanical Designer and ultimately responsible for every aspect of mechanical design – from concept to manufacture. You will manage 4 other designers and liaise directly with our production team.
Essential requirements:
* The ability to design from 1st principles with an aptitude to create novel solutions.
* Experience in the design of special purpose machines, precision mechanisms and/or xyz motion systems and/or jigs and fixtures.
* Passion for Mechanical Design
* Qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related subject
* Experience with 3D parametric modelling package (preferably Autodesk Inventor)
* Eligibility to work in the UK
Desirable requirements:
* Practical experience of metal working machines, milling, turning etc.
* Exposure to robotics and/or automation
Occasional world-wide travel will be necessary.
RoBAT offers an excellent working environment within a close knit team. As part of your employment you will receive all the usual benefits, including 25 days holiday per annum and a company Sick Pay Policy.
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