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Our dynamic team is innovative and creative in developing outstanding automated solutions to solve complex manufacturing challenges increasing our customers’ products and systems performance, and ultimately their profitability, a service we have been offering since 1988.

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Beyond Smart

Provider of world-class advanced automation manufacturing solutions. We work collaboratively with our customers to design and deliver flexible digitised manufacturing solutions, meeting the exceptional needs of the sectors we work with.

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Service Led

Our flexible consultancy service options deliver production optimisation solutions, ensuring unplanned downtime and lost production is kept to a minimum. We want our customers to operate at 100% efficiency and profitability at all times.

Why Choose Mechtech Automation Group

Competitive Renumeration

Pension

33 Days Holiday

Training & Development

Job Opportunities

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We’re always looking to expand our dynamic team. Like what you see? If so, contact Mechtech Automation Group today to join an exciting forward-thinking company. Please see below for a list of current opportunities, if you like what you see please click on the link to send us your CV.

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    Development Engineer

    Job Description – Development Engineer

    Job Functions

    To assemble and build specially designed machines, manufacturing and robotic systems from CAD drawings to the required specification, within the allotted time, and to the customers complete satisfaction.

    Job type

    Full Time – (37.5 hrs per week)

    • 8 hours per day – (07:30 – 16:00) Monday to Thursday
    • 5.5 hours (07:30 – 13:00) Friday
    • Monday to Thursday
    • Overtime may be available as required

    Reports to:

    Team Leaders

    Interfaces with:

    Design Manager, Control Manager, Operations Manager, Controls Engineers, Workshop Team Leaders and Project Leaders.

    Remuneration package

    Competitive salary

    • Pension contribution
    • 25 days holiday + statutory
    • Onsite Parking

     

    Introduction

    Mechtech Automation Group is a leading provider of ‘Off the Shelf’ Configurable robotic solutions & bespoke factory automation Systems to various sectors including: Industrial, Medical, Automotive, Plastics & Aerospace.  Due to our success in providing the industry with innovative automation systems, we are currently looking to fill the following vacancy:

    Development Engineer

     

    • A Mechtech Automation Group project can vary in size from £50k up to £2m.
    • Automated Machines can vary in complexity and require integration of numerous technologies ranging from but not limited to, 6 axis robots, marking laser, and ultrasonics
    • Mechtech Automation Group’s designs are expected to be innovative, robust, aesthetically pleasing to fall in with the brand and be “right first time”.
    • Underpinning all Mechtech Automation Group’s Jobs are the Mechtech Automation Group’s systems and procedures (See Mechtech Automation Group’s Operation Manual), and the need to comply with the ISO 9001 Quality System and CE safety standards.
    • It is part of the Mechtech Automation Group’s ethos to delight the Customer and surpass their expectations.

    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

    1. Build and assemble machines working to: Written specifications, CAD drawings, a build manual and supplied kits of parts when the project is launched to the shop floor.
    2. Sub assemble and fit parts (ready made tooling and other bought out items) to frames and to mating parts.  Involves marking up, drilling, tapping, adjusting and some machining of parts.
    3. Manufacture machine support and guard frames from “Aluminium Extrusion”, working from drawings.  Involves measuring, cutting and assembling.
    4. Make (fabricate and machine up) items such as brackets and plates to facilitate the build process or modify bought in tooling.
    5. Build pneumatic assemblies, connect and pipe up pneumatic circuits, determine routing runs liaising with the electrical and design departments
    6. Have the capability and knowledge to mount and set up an array of different sensing methods, including inductive, optical and lasers sensors.
    7. Work cohesively as part of a cross-functional team, co-ordinating with designers, project leaders, electricians and software engineers.
    8. Run up and commission machines, using customers’ components in order to verify that the machine works correctly. Demonstrate the correct operation to the customer as required to prove machine functions to specification and to help train the customer.
    9. Liase during and after the build phase with Designers to update the build manual and feedback any modifications made during the build and machine commissioning phase.
    10. Inform Workshop Team Leader of any actual or potential problems including parts that don’t fit, part shortages, issues with designs.
    11. Help to solve mechanical problems by working with the Team Leader and the Designer.
    12. Be present at shop floor (coal face) action meetings (hosted by either the Project Leader or Team Leader) in order to maintain good progress on the project build.
    13. Review designs with Project Leaders and Designers, when applicable, prior to the manufacturing stage. Be able to critically evaluate the design from a build and maintenance perspective.
    14. Work with the design department during the design phase and contribute to any required proof of principle development work for a project.
    15. Generally support the maintenance of the factory by undertaking other reasonable duties as requested by management.

     

    Person profile

    The successful job holder (or candidate) will need to:

    • Possess several years’ relevant experience.
    • Be apprentice trained or have received appropriate formal training
    • Possess appropriate qualifications (City and Guilds or similar).
    • Have a high level of practical craft based skills.
    • Be self motivated to produce high quality results at high levels of output.
    • Be capable of working under own initiative, but also be happy working alongside others as part of the Team. Support and direction will be available.
    • Be able to solve problems, but also know when it’s better to ask for help.
    • Possess basic machining skills (lathe, milling machine, grinding machine). Advanced skills would be an advantage.
    • Have a smart and presentable appearance
    • Have a pleasant personality and be able to communicate well with colleagues and with customers
    • Have a “can do” attitude.
    • Be able to work to tight deadlines and work a reasonable amount of overtime if requested.
    Design Engineer

    Job Description – Design Engineer

    Job Functions

    Design & detail first of a kind or ‘off the shelf’ configurable automated solutions and tooling to meet a customers specific requirements.

    Job type

    Full Time – (37.5 hrs per week)

    Reports to:

    The Design Manager

    Interfaces with:

    Managing Director, Design Manager, Sales Manager, Control Manager, Operations Manager, Controls Engineers, Workshop Team Leaders, Finance Manager, Project Leaders and the Build Group.

    Remuneration package

    Competitive salary

    • Pension contribution
    • 25 days holiday + statutory

     

    Introduction

    Mechtech Automation Group is a leading provider of ‘Off the Shelf’ Configurable robotic solutions & bespoke factory automation Systems to various sectors including: Industrial, Medical, Automotive, Plastics & Aerospace.  Due to our success in providing the industry with innovative automation systems, we are currently looking to fill the following vacancy: Design Engineer

     

    Main Purpose of Position:

    The design of bespoke automated machines, manufacturing systems and ‘Off the Shelf’ Configurable robotic solutions, in order fulfil the specification outlined in the customers order and the Mechtech Automation Group’s quotation.

     

    Design to ensure the machines and systems meet the specification outlined in the customers order, and are designed, built and delivered on time, within budget and are “right first time”

     Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

    1. Design machines and systems from the concept stage through to the final detailed stage in order to fulfil the specification outlined in the customers order and in the Mechtech Automation Group’s quotation.
      • Involved with the planning, organising and managing meetings with the Customer in conjunction with the Project Leader
      • Specifying and competitively obtaining quotations for the purchasing of tooling and bought out items (hands on and via the Purchasing Engineer), in order to start the build process on time and to within budget.
      • Actively working within the agreed budget, and reporting via the Mechtech Automation Group’s reporting systems
      • Communicating and reporting on project progress (time and finance) via the Mechtech Automation Group’s reporting systems
      • Solving problems and initiating corrective actions as required ensuring that the project is completed on time and within budget.

     

    1. Observe and comply with:
      • Mechtech Automation Group’s system of budgetary control.
      • Mechtech Automation Group’s reporting and management systems.
      • ISO 9001 Quality System.
      • CE/UKCA Safety Standards.
    2. Assist with the preparation and compiling of manuals and other related documents.
    3. Creation of pneumatic specification & diagrams
    4. Assist in the control specification & sequencing documents
    5. Specification of all sensors & ancillary equipment needed to achieve the final design
    6. Work with & improvement of the Mechtech Automation Group’s design & build standards

     

    Nature and scope of Position:

    • A Mechtech Automation Group project can vary in size from £50k up to £2m.
    • Designs are undertaken using 2D AutoCad and Inventor 3D CAD software in conjunction with Autodesk Vault.
    • Mechtech Automation Group’s designs are expected to be innovative, robust, aesthetically pleasing to fall in with the brand and be “right first time”.
    • Underpinning all Mechtech Automation Group’s Jobs are the Mechtech Automation Group’s systems and procedures (See Mechtech Automation Group’s Operation Manual), and the need to comply with the ISO 9001 Quality System and CE/UKCA safety standards.
    • It is part of the Mechtech Automation Group’s ethos to delight the Customer and surpass their expectations.

     

    Person Profile:

    The successful job holder (or job applicant) will need to:

     

    • Hold suitable engineering qualifications to degree standard or equivalent.
    • Possess several years’ relevant experience.
    • Be innovative and creative.
    • Work at the conceptual level to create designs.
    • Work at the detailed level to create part list and order materials.
    • Work individually and as part of a team, and enthusiastically join in team activities.
    • Display leadership through personal example.
    • Be effective at problem solving and good at getting others to contribute to the problem-solving process.
    • Be a good communicator with good listening and good presentation skills.
    • Have a “can do” attitude and be self-motivated to achieve exceptional results.
    • Have excellent time management and able to work to tight deadlines.
    • Have a passion for automation
    • Takes pride in their work and is focused and driven

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