Materials Prototype Robotics Lead


  • Full Time

At Arrival, our team is creating best-in-class electric vehicles using a radical new method of design and production. We work with some of the world’s leading businesses and governments to achieve our goal of redefining mobility and transport ecosystems, transforming how people and goods travel and enhancing urban environments for all communities.

Innovation, rapid development and testing help us to push the boundaries. Our New Method takes our portfolio of patented technologies created in-house, and combines it with assembly in Arrival Microfactories. It’s a groundbreaking approach, leading to products with maximum functionality, peak efficiency, and an elevated experience – at a much more competitive price than other electric vehicles, and even fossil fuel vehicles.

In this role you will support the Materials R&D Prototype team in the goal of producing prototypes for all Arrival teams. You will be responsible for the robotics and automation of all materials prototype team concepts




  • Integration and automation of manufacturing processes
  • Run upgrades to cell in order to produce reliable and repeatable parts
  • Support with new trim cell development
  • Develop end effector for multiple ultrasonic welding
  • Research new innovative techniques for automation within Materials team
  • Support the integration of AMR’s into materials early development cells
  • Materials cell setup improvements, collaborative scanning improvements
  • Support with initial CE marking and documentation of materials prototypes before handover to Automotive team
  • Support the Materials team to deliver production ready technologies to Automotive team
  • Support with materials process improvements to support Robofactoring
  • Development of visual inspection methods of composite materials
  • Support Materials team with design and build of equipment as required
  • Ensure compliance with Arrival Health & Safety standards



  • Demonstrable experience within Robotics
  • Cell commissioning
  • Robotic programming
  • Knowledge of Kuka robots
  • AB PLC’s
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines




    At Arrival we want all of our employees to feel comfortable bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Join our mission to bring better, more sustainable transportation to communities around the world.