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DATE ADDED: Thu 31/10/2019

Principal Technician (Robotics)

Cambridge, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £29000 - £34000/annum

We are looking for a Principal Technician to support the work on Agri-Food Robotics of a Cambridge based company. You will be responsible for developing and delivering highly specialist control techniques involving working with others to deliver and design experiments.


* Manufacture, develop and design robotic handling grips and manipulators
* Construct bespoke test environments%3B setting up and advising on experimental procedures
* Assist with the installation of robots in off-site environments and production areas
* Prepare protocols, SOP, RAMS and user guides
* Provide training, guidance and specialist advice on laboratory techniques and safe systems of work to all who will use the facility to conduct research
* Oversight for ensuring that appropriate safety procedures are followed in the laboratory


* Experienced in instrumentation and monitoring systems, data acquisition, e.g. Python, Matlab with a knowledge of Fanuc G code
* A desire to try new things, to find out what works (and what doesn't) and to learn quickly on the job, are essential skills
* Educated to HNC/Degree in IT or Engineering or have completed a recognised apprenticeship in an engineering discipline
* Good organisational and communication skills are essential
* Ability to understand and explain diverse technical and design problems
* A knowledge of 3D printers
Role: Principal Technician (Robotics)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,

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