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Lead Systems and Mechanical Engineer - OC Robotics

Bristol, United Kingdom | General Electric

  • Industry:
    Energy / Renewable Energy / Oil & Gas
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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OC Robotics technical lead for systems engineering


Job Description


Roles and Responsibilities


Technical lead:



  • Provide senior technical oversight and support in your area of expertise.

  • Encourage development of more junior engineers in your area of expertise. (Mentoring, training etc.)

  • Advance the state of the art in your area of expertise.

  • Promote, use and help advance processes and standards for your area of expertise.

  • Advise leadership on technical matters in your area of expertise.

  • Provide project leadership where required.


Systems and mechanical development:



  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements. This work requires proven mechanical engineering skills and good knowledge of software and/or electrical engineering

  • Utilizes in-depth engineering knowledge, analytical thinking and technical experience to deliver innovative products in a challenging environment

  • Has knowledge of best practices on how to deliver robust products and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Willingness to challenge the normal way of doing things and has proven ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to develop innovative solutions to real work problems.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to use multiple internal and external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.


General roles and responsibilities



  • Conceptual or theoretical activities related to integration of electronic engineering with computer sciences to design and develop computer systems and other technological devices; or conceptual or theoretical activities related to the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. Includes work focused on computation of specific results; properties of computational problems; challenges in implementing computations

  • Includes direct people management responsibility including staffing and performance development. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.


Flexible Working


OC Robotics supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.


Total Reward


At OC Robotics we understand the importance of Total Reward.Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.


As a new joiner to OC Robotics we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;



  • Non-contributory Pension   

  • Performance related bonus       

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection            

  • Private medical cover    

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell


Security Clearance


Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS


Right to Work


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post.


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