Graduate Mechatronics Engineer / Graduate Applications Engineer required to join an exciting and growing manufacturer of Robotics, Controls and Automated machinery in the Bedford-Milton Keynes area. The successful Graduate Mechatronics Engineer will be an essential part of the team while also learning new skills by being exposed to various areas of engineering and project co-ordination. The successful candidate will be degree qualified in a mechatronics / automation / robotics field of study. This position is suitable for a recent graduate looking for their first engineering opportunity to grow and develop in a fast paced environment. Graduate Mechatronics Engineer Position Overview The key responsibilities of this role will include: The development of ideas and concepts-supporting the sales team by working out the practical aspects of a client's requirement. Verifying technical feasibilities of a project, creating BOMs, budgeting etc. Development and writing of coding, PLC programming and other software. Development of hardware where required. Carrying out product improvements, innovations and testing under Research and Development. This will be to improve existing or legacy systems for future maintenance or products. Working closely with the sales team and clients to manage their expectations and requirements. Ensuring that the finished product matches their specifications and requirements. Graduate Mechatronics Engineer Position Requirements Degree qualified in a Mechatronic / Automation / Robotics / Electronics field of study. Working experience in a relevant field of work would be desirable but in no way essential. Proficiency in the use of C++, C#, MATLAB or LabVIEW is essential. Ability to program and write application code from scratch is desirable. Proficiency in the use of PLC packages such as Siemens S7 would be an advantage. A pro-active and self-motivated attitude is required for this position. Desire to travel domestically and internationally on an occasional basis. Ability to read engineering drawings. A Full UK Driving Licence. Based within a commutable distance of Bedford. Strong written and verbal communication. Graduate Mechatronics Engineer Position Remuneration Starting Salary: £20,000-£25,000 Company Car 28 Days Holiday Including Bank Holidays Pension We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Join us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn - Search Bennett and Game Recruitment.