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:

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

Electronics Team Lead

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 hands on spending approximately 80% of their time on design activities and 20% on management tasks and primarily leading the team of 5 electronics / firmware engineers and as a secondary task managing the workload of 3 mechanical engineers.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in creating new process 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</li
  • 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

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:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.


Production Support Engineer

THE ROLE

Working as part of the Research and Development team you will work closely with both the development engineers and internal and external production teams to ensure that the company’s products are manufactured efficiently and optimised for cost.

The role is primarily concerned with ensuring that products are easily transferred from engineering to mass production as well as feeding back best practice information to the design teams to optimise manufacturing time and cost.

You will be responsible for the development of clear manufacturing documentation, test processes and associated test hardware / software. In addition, the candidate will also need broad electronic product knowledge in order to be able to actively contribute feedback for changes to the products to help reduce product cost.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interface between R&D and Production
  • Product cost control and optimization for volume manufacturing
  • Produce clear and concise production documentation
  • Production test fixture design and creation of associated test software
  • Setup and maintenance of engineering development and production test devices and fixtures
  • Lead and support engineering to resolve production technical issues, ensuring all investigation work is documented
  • Assist in the creation and development of new processes within the engineering team

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Writing of test instructions to be used by production
  • Writing clear and concise documentation for manufacturing
  • Writing test specifications derived from design documentation
  • Previous production engineer experience in a manufacturing, ‘hands on’ environment, ideally an electro-mechanical background
  • Strong MS Office skills (Word/Excel/Project/Visio)
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written and able to communicate clearly with all levels of the company
  • Understanding of theory and experience of implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques

In addition, some experience of the following would be an advantage:

  • Good understanding of Electronics for test equipment design
  • Writing Windows programs for test using Microsoft Visual Studio
  • 2D / 3D CAD knowledge (Solidworks)
  • Basic ability on manual machining equipment (lathe, turret mill)
  • Knowledge of material processing processes including plastic injection moulding, rubber moulding, metal casting, metal finishing

You will be

  • A curious and creative person with ideas and a breadth of areas to draw on
  • A questioning and logical thinker devoted to fearlessly driving quality higher by performing root cause analysis for bugs
  • A hands-on team player willing to do what is required
  • Able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple priorities

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:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.


Sales and Marketing Assistant

THE ROLE

Sitting within the Broadcast Marketing Division the role of Sales Administrator provides support and co-ordination for all its members. Providing a first point of contact to internal and external stakeholders, resolving queries by liaising with the relevant members of staff. The role is key to ensuring projects run smoothly during the tender process through to their implementation and after sales service in the market.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Co-ordination

    • Act as the first point of contact for all enquiries to the Division
    • Answer and respond to all phone and email enquiries in a timely manner
    • Escalate any issues or complex questions on enquiries to the relevant senior manager
    • Liaise with internal Divisions and external customers on product/project progress

Processing/Updating

    • Electronically file all correspondence, contracts and paperwork so it can be easily retrieved if required
    • Update all product price lists in line with current documentation, checking with product manager for accuracy
    • Maintain accurate order records for products

Stock

    • Allocate stock as per instruction and need of Broadcast sales, events and demonstrations
    • Maintain accurate stock records, advising when products are running low

Marketing

  • Assist with producing material for marketing and product information
  • Obtain competitive quotes from a variety of suppliers
  • Assist with the organisation of MRMC’s presence at trade shows and events
  • Assist with ad hoc projects within the Division as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Educated to A-Levels or equivilent
  • Team player
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Able to prioritise conflicting deadlines
  • Works well under pressure whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy and customer service

WHAT WE OFFER

Rapidly moving into new markets and expanding their product base in the Broadcast arena, this is an exciting area of MRMC to be involved in. You will see the ground breaking potential of our new and existing products first-hand as they are used by our customers. For example, our new Polycam and its ability to pin point and track movement, increasing the levels of automation thought possible in Broadcast studios around 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:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.


Software Engineer C++

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 REQUIRED

  • Proven track record of Visual 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 framework
  • Maintaining and designing control algorithms

ADVANTAGEOUS BUT NOT ESSENTIAL

  • QML programming experience
  • Multithreading applications
  • Real Time Development
  • QT programming experience
  • 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:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.


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

ADVANTAGEOUS 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.

If you think your career aspirations fit this role and your skills and experience meet the job requirements, please apply with your most up to date CV to us. MRMC will be delighted to hear from you.


APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.


Embedded Software/Firmware 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 REQUIRED:

  • Strong programming skills in C within small to medium size microprocessor systems (ARM STM32, TI MSP430)
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Able to write and review software design documents which describe the software architecture, implementation and interactions within the various subsystem
  • Experience working with CAN, SPI, UART, I2C and USB communication protocols
  • Experience with sensor integration over I2C, SPI, etc
  • Experience in implementation of TCP/IP network protocols and typical network operation practices
  • Foundation knowledge of analogue and digital circuits, and ability to interpret schematics and device datasheets
  • Enthusiasm for continuous learning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Jira and Bitbucket

WHAT WE OFFERWe 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:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.


Fitter/Turner

THE ROLE

Our products involve the control of motors, interfaces for controlling motion sensing, analogue amplifiers and general GPIO / Sensor interfacing. The Fitter/Turner will work as a part of the Workshop Team on building and assembling our Robotic equipment.

This successful candidate will be working alongside the existing skilled workshop team but should also be comfortable working on their own.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience and understanding of building/assembling robotic equipment
  • Ability to plan what steps must be taken ahead of a job starting to achieve the required outcome
  • Clear understanding of the production procesS
  • Experience making components on manual Mills / Lathes
  • Writing up check lists
  • Experience working with R & D on projects through to completioN
  • Time Served Apprenticeship or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering qualification/experience
  • Ability to work to Mechanical Drawings
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Confident working independently and as a part of a team

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer the best engineering environment for creative and collaborative professionals to work in a welcoming team. 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:

Your Name (required)

Email (required)

Telephone

Cover Letter

Attach your CV:

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 online you are confirming you have read and accept the above and you are giving your consent to MRMC to process your personal and sensitive personal data for the purposes explained above.

Alternatively, 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.

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)7835 840459

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