Robotics & Automation Engineer
40 hours per week
TS21 3FF, Sedgefield, County Durham
About Wootzano and Job Description
At Wootzano, we allow robots to feel and sense like humans do, using our patented electronic skin called Wootzkin.
Wootzkin is soft, stretchable and conformable, highly sensitive to pressure and able to withstand heavy loads. It is durable, chemical and heat resistant, Non-toxic and food safe.
Along with force sensing, Integration of temperature, humidity and chemical sensing provides data for Machine learning algorithms to self-teach our robotic systems.
Wootzano is currently commercialising a high-end fruit and veg robotic packaging system for delivery in 2021. With sales upwards of £300 million expected in the next 3 years, it is a perfect opportunity to join and become part of the success.
Ideal candidates will be proactive and excel at thinking out of the box. You will find yourself working at the cutting-edge of technology to make extremely dexterous robotic systems.
What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate should be creative and keen to apply their existing software development skills to this emerging field of technology. They should enjoy improving their skills and working within a friendly and dynamic team. The candidate should also be able to think out of the box.
Programming and controlling robotic manipulators and end-effectors
Robotic Operating System (ROS) with MoveIt
Camera and Vision System Integration
Object Detection Algorithms
Python & C / C++
MEng / BEng in Electronics / Mechanical / Robotics / Automation
Minimum of 2 years Industrial experience
Understanding of Machine Learning / Algorithm Development
Electronics / Fault finding & Test
Independent working ability
UK driving Licence
Email your CV and Covering Letter, giving a detailed account of your experience, skills and knowledge in relation to the requirements above to info [at] wootzano.com with the job reference code as the subject.