Mechatronics Engineer

Website SubSea Craft Ltd

Advanced Maritime Technology

Mechatronics Engineer


  • Salary: £40,000-£50,000 DOE
  • Full Time
  • Permanent


Who we are: Subsea Craft is a fast growing, privately funded, UK-based SME delivering Advanced Maritime Technology. We leverage our team’s defence experience and technology expertise with cross-industry partnerships in the field of advanced maritime engineering. Our market ready platform, VICTA, is an optionally crewed / payload carrying dual-domain platform designed to operate at speed over range, capable of rapid transition beneath the surface to operate submerged, enabling the discreet delivery of effects within contested waters. It is a unique, innovative British platform focused primarily on the defence market but with utility beyond.

What we offer:

  • Private Healthcare with optional family cover
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Unlimited Paid Holiday
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexible Working
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking


Responsibilities will include:

  • Design and develop mechatronic systems, including selecting appropriate mechanical components, sensors, actuators, and electronic components to meet project requirements.
  • Provide a critical link in the integration of mechanical, electrical and software components across a product.
  • Applying analysis outputs to demonstrate compliance with safety, functional and performance requirements.
  • Sensor configuration and calibration.
  • PLC and embedded programming for closed loop control based on system requirements.
  • Knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle and an ability to apply good systems engineering practices to your work.
  • Able to implement the detailed design solutions using CAD and PLM to ensure all details of design and installation.
  • Develop and implement control algorithms and software to regulate the behaviour of mechatronic systems, enabling precise and efficient operation.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues in mechatronic systems and provide ongoing maintenance and support to ensure proper functionality.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electronics engineers, and software developers, to achieve project goals.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in mechatronics and related fields and apply innovative solutions to enhance product performance and capabilities.
  • Assist with production of Bill of Materials/part creation.
  • Hardware and software commissioning and testing.


Qualifications and Experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Experience in the design and development of mechatronic systems.
  • Process instrumentation and sensor selection based on system requirements.
  • Solid working knowledge of modern control theory and its application in mechatronic systems.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality results.



  • Knowledge and experience in condition-based monitoring systems and data acquisition systems.
  • Awareness of noise rejection and immunity techniques in data acquisition.
  • Experience with fluid power systems, electrical actuators, and servo motors.
  • Familiarity with industrial automation and programming PLCs.
  • Embedded programming in C/C++

Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at SubSea Craft, the selected candidate must be capable of meeting the security requirements of the position, which would include as a minimum Existing right to live and work in the UK, Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), with Security Check likely for specific projects.*


Values: Our people are our greatest asset, we continually strive to provide an excellent working environment to enable our team to do their best work. We have an agile professional workforce: we are founded on the belief that our people are valued and our business is trusted, inclusive and commercially-adept.


What we expect from you:

  • Teamwork, mutual respect and collaboration
  • Initiative and independent working
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Agility, adaptability and continuous development


We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse workplace where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or adjustments to interact with us, please let us know.

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview we will aim to contact you within 14 days of your application or the closing date (if stated). However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on our database and contact you in the future. Please let us know if you do not wish us to keep your details on file.

*Please note that DBS, Driving Licence and reference checks will be carried out and all offers of employment are subject to meeting our requirements.

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