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Mechatronics Engineer

Ref no. BHN555896
Location Maldon, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

41 hours per week, based on site in Maldon, Essex.
Salary £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience

Key skills required for this role

Mechatronics, Electro Mechanical, CAN BUS, automotive


Mechatronics, Electro Mechanical, CAN BUS, automotive

Job description

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help with the expansion of their electric power steering range, as they continue to develop new products for the marine, motorsport, off highway, and autonomous vehicle sectors. The ideal candidate will have an extensive mechatronics background, including experience with vehicle or vessel electrical systems. A good working knowledge of CAN bus systems would be advantageous, as would experience in harness building, prototyping, and soldering. They'll be joining a close-knit team where a proactive 'can-do' attitude is a prerequisite - they will need to be flexible and organised with excellent problem-solving skills.

The role will include the design, assembly and programming of electric power steering systems and similar products, providing technical support (including external site visits), assisting in other areas as required, ensuring that high levels of accuracy, quality and customer service are maintained.

* A good working knowledge of mechatronic systems.
* Able to manufacture wiring harnesses and terminate connectors.
* Understands CAN bus systems and programming.
* Makes suggestions and is always on the lookout for new ideas to improve quality.
* Acts as a gatekeeper for the company's quality standards.
* Uses business and market knowledge to facilitate and improve business processes and products.
* Understands system(s) used in own area and can use full range of functions.
* Understands own responsibilities to work safely.
* Considers the safety of others before acting.
* Acts on health and safety issues immediately when identified.

* Must be a Team Player. The client works as a close-knit team - the post holder will be expected to work as an active, positive member of this team.
* Displays initiative - the willingness and ability to be proactive is expected.
* Ready and willing to help with tasks relating to other areas of the business, if the need arises.
* Is meticulous - has a good eye for detail.
* The ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations.
* Willingly shares own knowledge, skills and experience.
* Excellent communication and 'people' skills.
* Demonstrates a strong commitment to customer service.
* Helps colleagues to develop - on an informal basis.
* Mentors others in a constructive and developmental manner.
* Challenges people in a supportive, non-confrontational manner.
* Asks for feedback and then acts on it appropriately.
* Takes responsibility for own development.
* Reacts positively to the ideas and views of others.
* Anticipates problems before they occur and takes steps to deal with them.
* Prioritises and manages own workload to ensure tasks are delivered as promised.
* Sees change as a positive thing.
* Works in a systematic and organized manner.
* Makes effective decisions and takes responsibility for own area.
* Is flexible in order to meet the demands of the customer.
* Uses judgment to refer decisions to higher authority where appropriate.
* Shows great honesty and integrity when dealing with team mates.
* Effectively models the values of the organisation.

41 hours per week, based on site in Maldon, Essex.
Salary £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience

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