Job title: Senior Automation Engineer
Department: Manufacturing Engineering
Hours: 40 hours per week excluding lunch breaks
Brompton is a unique business with a strong brand and a distinctive product. We have enjoyed strong growth for many years in the UK and beyond, and there are no signs of this stopping. Our targets for the next five years are ambitious and include new products, new routes to market, increased capacity, and higher profitability, all of which will put extreme strain on the factory. There is desire to invest in the future of the factory, particularly regarding manufacturing technology, to maintain a long-term competitive edge.
This role will be focussed on automation of processes which may be new to Brompton, and possibly the bike industry, to deliver amazing new products. To do this, you will be working with a cross-functional team on materials, technology, supply chain, and design to deliver efficient, scalable, and capable automated processes which are appropriate for the challenges and constraints of our particular factory.
So far, our bikes have predominantly been manufactured from steel and titanium, however we’re always looking to use the right material in the right place, so knowledge of a variety of forming and joining processes will be essential. The ideal candidate will have experience of the full lifecycle of automation projects and be comfortable leading these activities in a manufacturing environment.
Skills and Requirements
About the Company
The Brompton is acknowledged worldwide as the finest bicycle of its type. This excellence, combined with a resurgence in cycling for transport, means we are enjoying strong, sustained growth. If we are to continue to thrive, we need to recruit great people who can drive innovation of our products and the processes used to make them. We are proud of our bicycles and enjoy using them.
Brompton Bicycle manufactures in its factory in West London. We export 80% of our production to 44 countries around the globe and produced over 100,000 bikes last year.
If you have enthusiasm, thrive on being given responsibility and want to make great products that make a difference to people’s lives, we can offer you a job you won’t find anywhere else.
Brompton offers you a very excellent working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and co-operate with each other. The working climate is informal, but we work hard. Brompton offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging job within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. We are all proud to be part of Brompton Bicycle.
At Brompton, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity, for that we need people a bit like our bikes. Brompton is unique, inventive, and unafraid to challenge conventional wisdom and so we welcome applications from people irrespective of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to create an environment where our people feel included, heard, and equal and will do all we can to help you thrive.
We are committed to making our jobs accessible to all applicants. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know and we will do our best to support.