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Role: Senior Mechanical Engineer (Automation Specialist)
Date Posted: Monday 29 January 2018
We’re looking for an experienced engineer to design and automate various sections of our Black Soldier Fly (BSF) pilot plant. Working alongside an experienced team of mechanical design engineers, you will be responsible for identifying and delivering the key areas for automation. Your skill, insight and ingenuity will have a strong influence on shaping Entocycle’s pilot facility; our first step to creating the most efficient BSF factory in the world.
Your Experience / Skills
Main duties and responsibilities:

• Turn proof of concept prototypes into production-ready components
• Analyse factory flow and cadence
• Identify key areas to automate
• Detailed technical design work using available CAD tools
• Responsible for delivering reliable, automated projects on time and within budget
• Identify and modify existing off-the-shelf machinery where possible
• Instruct and guide fabricators during the manufacturing process
• Guide and participate in the installation of your projects into the pilot facility
• Contribute to the development of systems and of junior staff
• Reporting on engineering department activity, progress and issues through monthly management reports and meetings

Additional Duties:

• Contribute designs to the factory blueprint
• Whilst we are looking for a specialist in automation, you will also be required to carry out mechanical design work of non-automated components



Salary Range:
£40-60,000 DOE

Central London


Placement Type:

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Matt Simmonds


Contact Phone

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