Mechatronics Engineer

  • Vow
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Nov 24, 2021

Job Description

Who we are looking for

We are searching for an innovative, deadline-driven mechatronics engineer to join our team. The mechatronics engineer’s responsibilities include improving existing mechanical systems, developing new product concepts and prototypes, designing and testing mechanical and electronic systems, and developing various automated systems.

To be successful as a mechatronics engineer, you should be able to work within demanding timeframes and develop original, practical solutions to problems. Outstanding candidates draw on a wide range of engineering principles and are not afraid to wander into uncharted territory.

You have

  • BSc in mechatronics engineering or related disciplines (computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, etc), or equivalent professional experience.
  • Strong communication, mathematical, analytical, and creative thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and alone in an R&D setting.
  • Open-minded, self-starter attitude with a passion for engineering and getting things done.

You will

  • Design, develop, and enhance electro-mechanical systems and related mechatronic devices.
  • Create automated systems and the software and algorithms to control them.
  • Conduct research, documenting findings, and presenting reports.
  • Identify areas of weakness in the process, production or finished products and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Tackle problems with soft requirements, and developing solutions that satisfy them.
  • Select the required tools and materials for the manufacturing process.
  • Assist with recruitment, onboarding, and training of other engineers.
  • Attend workshops, training sessions, and conferences to network with others and stay on top of field advancements.

The team

You will work directly with our Head of Engineering Soroush Pour and cross-functionally across our rapidly growing team of Engineers, Scientists, and Business Strategists.
The benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity in the company.
  • Active transparency to let you effectively contribute to every facet of the business.
  • An awesome converted warehouse office, complete with a glass-walled lab, free snacks, a coffee machine and cafe, and a DIY workshop for all hands-on projects.
  • A huge focus on career support and growth, including weekly 1:1s and ongoing feedback , as well as access to learning and development opportunities (e.g., lunch and learn events, access to webinars and conferences, and networking with our investor community)
  • An inclusive community and culture, in a welcoming office, complete with multiple office dogs (... please bring your dogs!).
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave and unlimited personal leave.
  • Relocation budget for interstate or overseas individuals for you and your family.

Vow’s mission is to make food products for everyone, and we mean everyone. To do that well we need a workforce that’s representative of the people we serve. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view, we are inclusive and we believe diversity drives innovation - so we’re building a culture to match. Uniqueness is powerful - be yourself and come as you are.

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Consumer Goods, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Food & Agriculture, Materials & Manufacturing

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