HIRING

THE COMPANY- MARK ROBERTS MOTION CONTROL

We are a robotics company doing some serious hardware and software engineering. By robots we mean 6+ axis robotic arms, large multi axis rigs and 2-3 Axis camera platforms. Our products are used globally in Broadcast studios, Stadiums, Movie Sets and Photography studios to capture motion and stills.

We are everywhere! In the Fox news room in America, Game of Thrones shoots in Ireland, the South Korean Olympics in areas that can only be accessed by robots on location and photographing products and models at 2000 frames per second!

MRMC has been at the front of its field for over 50 years. Starting off from a family business, we are currently a medium sized business thriving and growing bigger every year. Recently MRMC also has become a Nikon Group Company.

BENEFITS:

    • Competitive salary
    • Flexitime
    • Opportunity to earn overtime
    • Ample and secure parking
    • Training and Development opportunities
        If you feel you have something valuable to add to the company, please send us your CV.

NOTE: Please contact us directly, No recruitment agency cold calls will be answered or considered.

Current Vacancies (last updated 04/03/2019):

We currently would be interested in hearing from you if you have any of the below skills:

Electronic Design Manager

THE ROLE

Our products involve the control  and synchronisation of electric motors, interfacing with motion sensors/detectors, analogue amplifiers and general GPIO/sensor interfacing. You will lead a dedicated team of electronics specialists and embedded software engineers through all stages of a development cycle for new products as well as enhancements of existing products whilst keeping MRMC at the leading edge of world-class electronics deployment.

In-house developed solutions cater from one-off, high value, complex motion platforms through to high-volume, cost-sensitive application for mass markets where performance, reliability and costs are key development drivers.

The successful candidate will be hands-on spending approximately 60% of their time on design activities and 40% on management tasks and primarily leading an expanding team (currently 7 electronics / firmware engineers). You will have great communication skills and ably interface with the whole R&D team including software developers, mechanical engineering and product test specialists. In total R&D team consists of 35 professionals.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong team leading/people-management skills and experience
  • Well-developed project management capabilities
  • Experience in creating new processes and best working practices
  • Able to drive and shape the New Product Development Cycle (NPD)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Able to review and write clear product design documents which describe the complete product in detail
  • Experience in the design of products for CE and global certification
  • Electronic hardware design, cable design, schematic capture, PCB layout, BOM preparation, EMC compliance
  • Design of mixed signal low power, low voltage, low noise sensor circuitry
  • Design of embedded digital control circuitry and real-time microcontroller solutions
  • Design of Stepper and Servo motor control circuits
  • Strong programming skills in C within small to medium size microprocessor systems (ARM STM32, TI MSP430)
  • Experience working with TCP-IP, UDP, CAN, SPI, UART, I2C and USB communication protocols
  • Experience with sensor integration over I2C, SPI, etc
  • Experience in VHDL and Intel/Altera FPGA design
  • Enthusiasm for continuous learning
  • Proficient in the use of Jira and Bitbucket
  • Working knowledge of Solidoworks Electrical, Solidworks Electrical 3D and Solidworks Mechanical

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer the best engineering environment for creative and collaborative professionals to work in a welcoming team. Our R&D department consists of 3 sections: Mechanical, Electronics and Software. All our engineers work side by side to create unique, exceptional products that are used all over the world.

Our success is only possible because of the team effort from everyone and we recognise the individual input of each person throughout our design and manufacturing process at MRMC.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your up to date CV to sofya@mrmoco.com to be considered for this position. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.

If you apply online for a position with Mark Roberts Motion Control, we will use the information you provide to assist in the recruitment and selection process. Information provided on the application form and CV will be retained in all cases in electronic format cases and/or hard copy for as long as is required for the purposes of: the administration of your application, consideration for roles in the future, forming the basis of your employment records, if your application is successful, discharging any legal or regulatory requirements. Mark Roberts Motion Control will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our web-site.

By submitting your application/CV you are confirming you have read and accept the above terms and conditions and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.


Software Test Engineer

THE ROLE

You will be working on large robotic systems using cutting edge technologies in the Film and Broadcast industries. Working within the R&D team and liaising closely with Quality department you will ensure that the Company’s products are of the highest quality.

The role is primarily concerned with the creation and development of test software and software testing processes, although some full product testing and interoperability testing will be required. Responsible for the design and execution of manual tests as well as the design, implementation and maintenance of automated test systems. Following testing, you will be responsible for monitoring test data, creating test reports and presenting such data for the release process. You will be actively involved in software release planning and will be required to have a full understanding of software product life-cycles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAIN DUTIES

  • Engineering level testing of device software.
  • Writing software test procedures in order to perform regular testing of full systems.
  • Performing regular testing of software as part of the software release process.
  • Conducting subsystem, system and user level testing.
  • Conducting End-to-end testing.
  • Documenting tests results and liaison with the development teams.
  • Contribute to the test perspective on product quality within the business.
  • Escalate concerns and/or important matters in a constructive manner.
  • Setting up of heavy test equipment and rigs in a safe manner.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Writing test scripts for automated software testing.
  • Writing test documentation to be used by test staff and production.
  • Writing testing test specifications derived from design documentation.
  • Use of issue tracking systems such as Jira.
  • Use of version control systems such as Git.
  • Some experience of robotics or motion control would be desirable.
  • Experience of hardware or firmware testing is an advantage.
  • ADVANTAGEOUS but not essential

  • Exposure to an electronics background would be desirable.
  • Formal Test Certifications e.g. Foundation ISTQB.
  • Writing Windows programs in C/C++ using Microsoft Visual Studio.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer the best engineering environment for creative and collaborative professionals to work in a welcoming team. Our R&D department consists of 3 sections: Mechanical, Electronics and Software. All our engineers work side by side to create unique, exceptional products that are used all over the world.

Our success is only possible because of the team effort from everyone and we recognise the individual input of each person throughout our design and manufacturing process at MRMC.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your up to date CV to sofya@mrmoco.com to be considered for this position. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.

If you apply online for a position with Mark Roberts Motion Control, we will use the information you provide to assist in the recruitment and selection process. Information provided on the application form and CV will be retained in all cases in electronic format cases and/or hard copy for as long as is required for the purposes of: the administration of your application, consideration for roles in the future, forming the basis of your employment records, if your application is successful, discharging any legal or regulatory requirements. Mark Roberts Motion Control will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our web-site.

By submitting your application/CV you are confirming you have read and accept the above terms and conditions and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.


Software Engineer

THE ROLE

Our products involve the control of motors, interfaces for controlling motion sensing, analogue amplifiers and general GPIO / Sensor interfacing. This position sits in the Software Design section within our R&D Department, whose primary designs are pan/tilt and multi-axis robotic camera systems.

You will be involved in development cycles for our existing products as well as New Product development. You will see your projects every step of the way.

This successful candidate will be working alongside the existing multidiscipline R&D team but should also be comfortable working on their own.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Proven track record of C++ Experience
  • Experience writing software for controlling electromechanical products
  • Dealing with tasks ranging from customer facing GUI development to mathematical & control algorithms
  • Maintaining and improving planning frameworks

ADVANTAGEOUS BUT NOT ESSENTIAL

  • QT programming experience
  • QML programming experience
  • Multithreading applications
  • Real Time Development
  • Knowledge of C++11/14 standards
  • Graphical UI & UX design and coding
  • MFC Experience
  • Basic Electronics skills

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer the best engineering environment for creative and collaborative professionals to work in a welcoming team. Our R&D department consists of 3 sections: Mechanical, Electronics and Software. All our engineers work side by side to create unique, exceptional products that are used all over the world.

Our success is only possible because of the team effort from everyone and we recognise the individual input of each person throughout our design and manufacturing process at MRMC.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your up to date CV to sofya@mrmoco.com to be considered for this position. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.

If you apply online for a position with Mark Roberts Motion Control, we will use the information you provide to assist in the recruitment and selection process. Information provided on the application form and CV will be retained in all cases in electronic format cases and/or hard copy for as long as is required for the purposes of: the administration of your application, consideration for roles in the future, forming the basis of your employment records, if your application is successful, discharging any legal or regulatory requirements. Mark Roberts Motion Control will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our web-site.

By submitting your application/CV you are confirming you have read and accept the above terms and conditions and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.


Electronics Engineer

THE ROLE

Our products involve the control of motors, interfaces for controlling motion sensing, analogue amplifiers and general GPIO / Sensor interfacing. You will be involved in development cycles for our existing products as well as New Product development. You will see your projects every step of the way.

The successful candidate will be working alongside the existing multidiscipline R&D team but should also be comfortable working on their own.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Proven End to end experience of the New Product Development cycle (NPD)
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Able to review and write clear product design documents which describe the complete product in detail
  • Experience in the design of products for CE and global certification
  • Electronic hardware design, cable design, schematic capture, PCB layout, BOM preparation, EMC compliance
  • Design of mixed signal low power, low voltage, low noise sensor circuitry
  • Design of embedded digital control circuitry and real-time microcontroller solutions
  • Design of Stepper and Servo motor control circuits
  • Enthusiasm for continuous learning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Jira and Bitbucket

ADVANTAEGOUS but not essential

  • Strong programming skills in C within small to medium size microprocessor systems (ARM STM32, TI MSP430)
  • Experience working with TCP-IP, UDP, CAN, SPI, UART, I2C and USB communication protocols
  • Experience with sensor integration over I2C, SPI, etc
  • Experience in VHDL and Intel/Altera FPGA design
  • Experience of designing products for successful volume manufacture (DFM, DFT)

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer the best engineering environment for creative and collaborative professionals to work in a welcoming team. Our R&D department consists of 3 sections: Mechanical, Electronics and Software. All our engineers work side by side to create unique, exceptional products that are used all over the world.

Our success is only possible because of the team effort from everyone and we recognise the individual input of each person throughout our design and manufacturing process at MRMC.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your up to date CV to sofya@mrmoco.com to be considered for this position. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.

If you apply online for a position with Mark Roberts Motion Control, we will use the information you provide to assist in the recruitment and selection process. Information provided on the application form and CV will be retained in all cases in electronic format cases and/or hard copy for as long as is required for the purposes of: the administration of your application, consideration for roles in the future, forming the basis of your employment records, if your application is successful, discharging any legal or regulatory requirements. Mark Roberts Motion Control will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our web-site.

By submitting your application/CV you are confirming you have read and accept the above terms and conditions and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.


Electrical CAD Design Engineer

THE ROLE
Mark Roberts Motion Control products involve the integration of camera systems with robotics platforms involving the control and synchronisation of electric motors, interfacing with third party camera, motion sensors/detectors, analogue amplifiers and GPIO/sensor interfacing

As an experienced Electrical CAD Design Engineer/Draughtsperson you will work closely with our in-house electrical, electronic and mechanical developers to assist with the design process and to prepare professional, manufacturable, electrical documentation to recognised industry standards in the form of electrical schematics, electrical wiring diagrams, electrical enclosure layouts, electrical cable looms, electrical cable wiring assemblies in 3D and Bills of Materials. In-house developed solutions cater from one-off, high value, complex motion platforms through to high-volume, cost-sensitive application for mass markets where performance, reliability and costs are key development drivers.

You will have great communication skills and ably interface with the whole R&D team including software developers, mechanical engineers and product test specialists; in total, the development team is approximately 35 people.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAIN DUTIES

  • Preparation of Electrical Design & Manufacturing Documentation to recognised international standards including …
  • Product Schematics, Cable Diagrams, Wiring Looms, Cable Routing & Bill of Materials.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Excellent Solidworks Electrical* experience & detailed Solidworks Electrical 3D* capabilities, developed with extensive use of the design software on similar applications for highly integrated, complex, electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Good working knowledge of Solidworks Mechanical*.
  • Experience with Solidworks Product Data Management PDM (or similar).
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in the design of products for CE and Global Certification.
  • PCB design & layout and BoM preparation.
  • Understanding of design for EMC compliance.
  • Experience creating solutions and designs of stepper and servo motor control circuits.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for continuous learning with a positive “Can-Do” attitude.
  • *Candidates with experience of alternative electrical CAD tools such as AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD Electrical with the ability to rapidly transfer to Solidworks installation will also be considered.

ADVANTAEGOUS but not essential

  • Design of mixed signal low power, low voltage, low noise sensor circuitry, design of embedded digital control circuitry and real-time microcontrollers.
  • Recent Experience Installing/Deploying/Configuring Solidworks Product Data Management PDM (or similar).

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer the best engineering environment for creative and collaborative professionals to work in a welcoming team. Our R&D department consists of 3 sections: Mechanical, Electronics and Software. All our engineers work side by side to create unique, exceptional products that are used all over the world.

Our success is only possible because of the team effort from everyone and we recognise the individual input of each person throughout our design and manufacturing process at MRMC.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your up to date CV to sofya@mrmoco.com to be considered for this position. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.

If you apply online for a position with Mark Roberts Motion Control, we will use the information you provide to assist in the recruitment and selection process. Information provided on the application form and CV will be retained in all cases in electronic format cases and/or hard copy for as long as is required for the purposes of: the administration of your application, consideration for roles in the future, forming the basis of your employment records, if your application is successful, discharging any legal or regulatory requirements. Mark Roberts Motion Control will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our web-site.

By submitting your application/CV you are confirming you have read and accept the above terms and conditions and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.


Senior Test Engineer

THE ROLE

This role sits in the Production Division, leading the Final Assembly and Test Department in the completion of electrical and mechanical elements of completed MRMC products and prototypes. Working with a small but experienced team providing support for both R&D and Production.

The ideal candidate will be hands on in their team leadership approach and problem-solving abilities. Being the main point of contact on queries raised within the department, raising and resolving issues with R&D to ensure the successful manufacture of MRMC products.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Responsible for managing the Product Completion Department and Production flow in conjunction with Department 10 (Purchasing) and design personnel to ensure MRMC products are built, complete and shipped on time

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience leading a small team in the planning, development and completion of prototypes
  • Confident liaising with Test Engineers on any queries raised in diagrams or build information providing clarification and resolution
  • Ensuring product conformance to respective test criteria i.e. product specification, drawings and acceptance test procedures
  • Testing and commissioning products before quality inspection
  • Compiling and signing off final product test sheets on products
  • Knowledge and experience working with testing equipment such as oscilloscopes
  • Accurately follow circuit, wiring diagrams and system diagrams to wire and assemble various complete assemblies
  • Experience soldering to a high level
  • Experience with PCBs down to component level
  • Ability to communicate effectively with R&D team on prototypes
  • Previous development of departmental procedures to increase efficiency
  • Prioritsing workflows and timeframes to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to trouble shoot and fault find to resolve problems

ADVANTAGEOUS but not essential

  • HNC qualified in electronics engineering or similar field
  • Solid electronics/electro-mechanical background
  • Experience using National Instruments Multisim (v 10) and Solidworks Mechanical
  • ERP software experience

WHAT WE OFFER

Our success is only possible because of the team effort from everyone and we recognise the individual input of each person throughout our design and manufacturing process at MRMC.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your up to date CV to sofya@mrmoco.com to be considered for this position. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.

If you apply online for a position with Mark Roberts Motion Control, we will use the information you provide to assist in the recruitment and selection process. Information provided on the application form and CV will be retained in all cases in electronic format cases and/or hard copy for as long as is required for the purposes of: the administration of your application, consideration for roles in the future, forming the basis of your employment records, if your application is successful, discharging any legal or regulatory requirements. Mark Roberts Motion Control will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our web-site.

By submitting your application/CV you are confirming you have read and accept the above terms and conditions and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.


 

 

CONTACT

Head Office (UK)

Telephone

+44 (0)1342 838000

Fax

+44 (0)1342 838001

Rental

+44 (0)1342 838015

Rental — Out of hours

+44 (0)7447 067313

Email

info@mrmoco.com

Address

Unit 3, South East Studios
Eastbourne Road
Blindley Heath
Surrey
RH7 6JP
United Kingdom

VAT: GB 200-0201-71

Head Office (USA)

Telephone

(610) 220-3862

Email

usinfo@mrmoco.com

Contact

Tom Landsmann

Philadelphia, PA