Robot Finger Project Manager

Pulborough, West Sussex
£40,000 - £50,000
03 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Robot Finger Project Manager

Location: West Sussex

Hours: 40 hours

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Employer: SMAC Europe Limited

Duration: Permanent

Job description

SMAC Europe Limited (SMAC) is seeking a highly motivated individual, with extensive experience in the

automation industry to join a team of development, programming and application tech experts. The successful applicant will interface with SMAC’s six Sales Areas around the world and be required to travel to the US and Asia as well as Europe.

Job responsibilities:

  • transform the existing prototype robotic finger into a saleable product;
  • train the sales team in six regional areas;
  • develop a customer interface GUI (Graphics Interface system for programming) in cooperation with SMAC Singapore and Michigan software centres;
  • interface with SMAC’s six sales areas around with world;
  • build and maintain relationships with potential customers (Epson, Fanuc, Denso, Disney, Apple etc.);
  • visit large customers and set up application projects;
  • represent SMAC in promoting the product at international tech shows;
  • expand the product by adding a ‘thumb’ (extra axis) and then moving on to the hand; and
  • develop the team to accommodate the growing demand for and complexity of the product.

Key skills, experience and qualifications

  • significant experience at a top international automation company;
  • direct contact with top Robotics companies, particularly those in Japan/ Asia;
  • experience working with SMAC Moving Coil technology;
  • good communication in both English and Japanese; and
  • minimum Masters degree in Engineering with emphasis on systems engineering.


To apply, forward your CV, cover letter and contact details to:

Date posted: 03/06/2019

Closing date: 01/07/2019