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Mechatronics Engineer

Advertiser: Agerris Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
9 May 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

About Agerris

Agerris is a field robotics start-up spun out of the University of Sydney that plans to revolutionise the agricultural industry through the development of field robotic and intelligent systems ( Agerris will assist farmers globally in improving their productivity and profitability, as well as support environmental sustainability and animal welfare.

The Opportunity

Agerris is currently seeking a full-time mechatronics engineer to join its growing team. The role is an opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects with the possibility of advancement as the company grows.

Inter and intra-state travel for short periods will be required.

You will be someone who is a constant learner, natural problem solver and knows how to get things done while in the field. The role will require you to:

  • Assist in the building of robotic systems (mechanical/electrical)
  • Assist the lead engineer in the design of electromechanical & sensing systems and integrate them onto our robots
  • Assist the team on field trials
  • Help debug mechanical/electrical issues.
  • Help conduct tests on mechanical/electrical systems

Skills & Experience

Successful candidates will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in the field (mechatronics/ mechanical/ electrical engineering, robotics or a related field)
  • 2+ years of work experience on robotics/mechatronics based projects
  • Experience with design and manufacture of mechatronic systems involving sensing, actuating, and/or computing
  • Strong proficiency in using CAD (we use SolidWorks)

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with electrical system integration including wire harness design and routing
  • Knowledge and experience using PCB design software such as Altium
  • Software development experience (e.g C++/Python)
  • Experience debugging sensors and power systems
  • Experience in the design of automated agricultural equipment/machinery systems
  • Exposure/understanding of machine design, vehicular dynamics and mechanisms.


Chippendale, NSW

Work Eligibility

Applicants must have full working rights to work in Australia

The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as a mechatronics engineer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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