Automation / Mechatronics Lead Engineer

Job Title: Automation / Mechatronics Lead Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 783720
Contact Name: Peter Starling
Job Published: September 02, 2021 09:31

Job Description

This company seeks a motivated Automation/Mechatronics Lead Engineer for the development and implementation of future automation/advanced manufacturing solutions.

The Automation/Mechatronics Lead Engineer will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

From an operational and delivery perspective, the Automation/Mechatronics Lead Engineer will:
  • Work individually and collaboratively in the design of automated manufacturing processes for scale-up to volume manufacture.
  • Development of novel and innovative approaches in the use of technology - electronics, mechanical, and software for new manufacturing systems.
  • Relationship development with external partners in academia and industry.
  • The job will include utilising engineering disciplines such as software, electronics, mechanics, optics, and process engineering. 
  • These disciplines would be applied in order to develop proof-of-concept machinery and larger-scale integrated manufacturing lines. 
  • Robotics design, sourcing, manufacture, and implementation into existing manufacturing processes and systems.
  • Robotics, form factor machines, Industrial Vision Systems, HMI platforms, and Factory Automation utilising industry 4.0 and MES platforms.
To be successful in this role you will have experience as an Automation/Mechatronics Lead Engineer role within a similar company. You will have experience across the following:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Chemical Engineering.
  • Industry based manufacturing or product development experience preferably involving complex assemblies and/or plastics transformation
  • Experience in HMI/GUI development, industrial automation software, process visualisation, and automation.
  • Systems Engineering experience - combining components together into a working package.
  • Mechatronics experience with a broad skill set that includes proficiency in mechanical, hardware, and software.
  • Versatile, confident, and self-directed.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritising multiple projects.
  • Manage priorities and tight timeframes - self-motivation in achieving goals and a positive mindset towards this.
  • Experience in the design and development of manufacturing processes in such disciplines as robotics, automation, motion control, vision systems, image processing, and data acquisition and analysis.
  • Experience interfacing off-the-shelf machine components in hardware and software and writing higher-level software to coordinate control.
  • Experience developing test and control applications using LabVIEW, Python , RoR, MATLAB and any other forms of scripting programming.
  • Experience in HMI/GUI development, industrial automation software, process visualisation, and automation.
If you are seeking a genuine opportunity to make a difference, to deliver a defined roadmap and implementation of industrial automation solutions then please submit your resume and a cover letter (outlining your core capability for the role, demonstrated experience of how you have delivered outcomes and why this role is of interest) both in Word format by selecting the “apply now” function. 

Confidential enquiries can be made to Peter Starling, Client Partner on 07 3305 5830 or 0433 422 518.

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