Robotics Engineer

Robotics Engineer

Robotics Engineers build autonomous machines (robots) for industries such as mining, manufacturing, automotive, services and more. As a Robotics Engineer, you will design prototypes, build and test machines and maintain the software that controls them.

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Average Salary

£45,000 - £55,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Designing and developing robotic systems and components
  • Collaborating with other engineers and professionals to integrate robotic systems into existing machines
  • Keeping up with new technologies


  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Interest in science
  • Maths skills
  • Problem-solving


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in relevant subjects
  • Engineering or relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Engineering or related subject
  • Level 6 Diploma or equivalent Degree Apprenticeship in Engineering or related subject
  • Relevant engineering-specific health and safety qualifications

Example Qualifications

  • Level 6 Award
  • Level 6 Certificate
  • Level 6 Diploma
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 NVQ

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