We are seeking a Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineer to join the team.
The details below are a wish list and we don't necessarily expect an exact match - we'd still like to hear from you!
What you’ll do: Your role is to design and build the NOVA hardware, including physically assembling the NOVA product. You’ll develop bespoke parts and use off the shelf components with a range of materials and turn them into the world’s greatest simulator.
-Design and prototyping of mechanical hardware solutions.
-Develop and sourcing of components and assemblies (including preparation of technical drawings and documentation to support these processes, and supplier liaison)
~~~~Using CAD/CAM packages to create 3D models (Fusion360)
~~~~Use of modern workshop equipment including digital fabrication machinery e.g. 3D printers, CNC routers and laser cutters
~~~~Fabrication and assembly in a low-volume production setting.
-Production management, Manage due dates and resources to meet deadlines. Coordinating stock of long-lead parts and ensuring orders are fulfilled in a timely manner
-Supply chain management, from supplier relationships to inventory levels
-Managing of contractors and subcontractors
-Adopt a “Fail-Forwards” mentality and embrace uncertainty, with a willingness to take calculated risks and experiment.
Relevant Skills and Experience:
-BE or higher in Mechanical, Mechatronic or similar engineering, 3+ years experience in relevant roles/industry
-Good organisational skills, quick learner, interested in learning different skills
-Fusion 360 CAD software (3+ years of experience)
-Technical product design, prototyping, manufacturing, testing, and refining new products
-Creativity, technically savvy, excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to work both independently and within teams and under time constraints
-Hands-on fabrication and assembly work, familiarity with range of power tools and how to not injure yourself.
-Time management - able to set tasks, priorities and achieve goals.
-Good relationship management skills with suppliers both local and international.
-Experience communicating and dealing with overseas suppliers, factories and contract manufacturers (esp. China)
-Being the team player who brings everyone from across the business together to get the job done
-Project management, Agile methodologies (e.g. scrum, kanban), Lean manufacturing
-Use of inventory and goods management software e.g. Cin7, Unleashed, StockTrim
-Experience working in a factory, manufacturing operation, or similar.
-Startup or small-company experience a plus