[robotics-worldwide] Lead Mechatronics Engineer, Control Systems and Automation Group Job Posting

Mike Handy reachmikehandy at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 22 03:42:08 PST 2012


Location:  Watkins, CO USA
 
Job Purpose:  This role will provide leadership and expertise in the design of 
robotic/automated systems, and manage projects within a research 
environment as applicable to the development of systems and equipment 
used in the manufacture and delivery of bulk and packaged explosives and their precursors.
Job Duties:
·         Lead a group who’s responsibility is the design, development and testing of innovative manufacturing and delivery systems
·         Manage mechatronic/robotics vendors and projects
·         Identify improvement opportunities in existing manufacturing and construction 
processes via the use of mechatronics, robotics and automation 
technologies
·         Ensure designs and novel technologies are robust through the use of appropriate design and testing methodologies
·         Foster a culture of SHE excellence
 
Education and Experience:
·         Robotics /Mechatronics Engineering or similar, bachelors or higher qualification.
·         5 to 7 years relevant industrial and leadership experience.
 
Skills:
·         Solid foundation in mobile robotics and robotic manipulators, theory and practical application
·         Project management.
·         People management.
·         Absolutely must have a willingness and aptitude to learn and apply new technologies and methodologies 
·         Development and execution of test plans – experience with a quality standard is a plus.
·         Working knowledge of mechanical system design and modelling (SolidWorks is a plus).
 
Dimensions:
·         Influence over R&D spend
·         International travel up to 30%.
·         Infrequent field work that may require visits to underground and surface mines.
·         Up to 2 direct reports, and some management of external contractors.
·         Reports to the Research Program Manager – Control Systems and Automation Group
 
Contact Information:
	* Mike Handy, Technical Recruiter
	* mikehandy at technisource.com
	* 720-524-2540


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