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R&D Mechanical Programmer

Vital People



£30000 - £50000/annum


Posted: 16/03/2023

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Vital People are currently recruiting for an R&D Mechanical Programmer on a permanent contract for our well established client based in Speke, Liverpool.
Hours: 37.5hrs per week, Mon - Thurs 8.30am-5pm, Friday 8.30am-2.30pm
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
Job Specification
Our client supports the electronics industry worldwide and is currently looking to start a research and development position to implement software and hardware solutions to streamline our product manufacturing process.
The role will include:
* Being responsible for developing software tools and hardware solutions for production improvements.
* Liaising directly with production departments to understand their needs and inefficiencies on a day-to-day basis.
* Accounting for all of the production team’s requirements where possible.
* Using HP3070 software and information generated by Test Engineers to Automate DXF generation for the design process of our products. (Training for this software and data packages will be provided by our test engineers)
* Working with CNC machines to ensure all tools and features are utilised fully, for a smooth and streamlined flow of product through manufacture. Training by the CNC manufacturers would be available.
* Being able to work independently and efficiently
* Working under the Production Manager to choose projects to work on
* Working efficiently to release test builds of tools, to gather production user feedback as soon as possible into projects.
Key points:
* Good communication skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
* Capable of learning and understanding mechanics. (products commonly use linear rails, balls screws, pneumatics, vacuum actuated devices and components that require specific compression or mating methods)
* A reasonable understanding of Electronics
* We are looking for candidates who are seeking a stable and long-standing position in the company.
Skills required;
* Programming experience within multiple languages
* Experience in creating hardware solutions to specific problems.
* Ability to learn skills or acquire knowledge required to complete specific tasks.
* Experience with mechanical systems.
* Ability to learn design and manufacture procedures to understand the entire manufacturing process of the products to then diagnose key areas that could be automated with software or hardware solutions.
* Ability to Learn AutoLISP and use it to perform tasks in an automated fashion.
Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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