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Kindred Capital
Kindred Capital

R&D Engineer



Wallingford OX10, UK
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Job description

About Dexory

At Dexory we believe that real time data will revolutionise the logistics industry. We are building the ultimate data insights platform that provides companies with unprecedented, real time access to their operations. Our autonomous data capturing technology and insights generation of capabilities help to measure, track and find goods across warehouses in real time, while building the ultimate digital twin of facilities.

Join us at a very exciting time of growth as we’re significantly ramping up all areas of the business to lead the way in logistics data globally, backed by Europe’s best VCs and driven by passion, curiosity and teamwork.

*We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives innovation and we offer an international and friendly work environment with an energetic company culture.

About the Role

At Dexory, autonomous robots are a critical part of our product offering. We design and build our robots in house and are building new purpose built spaces for assembly, testing and product demos. This role will be embedded within our electro-mechanical team and you will gain a large amount of experience across different disciplines including electrical & electronic engineering, mechanical and robotic engineering to help to deliver a high spec, robust, reliable and dependable product.

This R&D Engineer position will be based in our facility in Wallingford, although some travel to our main office in London will occur and therefore it is a bonus if you possess a full UK driving license.

You will support the research and development process by designing, specifying and conducting tests that help to advance new products or technologies. This will involve performing a variety of tests on prototypes and products to identify & troubleshoot any issues and to gather data for analysis

What you will be doing

  • Specifying instruments to carry out testing, as well as calibrating them and extracting data for analysis.
  • Conducting tests on prototypes or products to evaluate performance and quality. This involves a combination of electro mechanical system testing.
  • Designing and developing test rigs and instrumentation setups, working closely with our in house production team.
  • Recording and analyzing data from tests, and summarizing results in written reports.
  • Collaborating with other team members to troubleshoot issues, identify root case and find solutions.
  • Assisting in the development of new products, processes, or technologies by providing feedback and suggestions based on test results.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and instrumentation issues to ensure accurate and reliable test results.
  • Maintaining accurate records of test procedures, results, and equipment maintenance.
  • Providing technical support to other members of the R&D team.
  • Help and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Linux experience is required and embedded familiarity (Arduino) is a bonus

Job requirements


  • Experience designing tests on engineering-based products using standard lab equipment
  • Electronics and electrical experience, such as microcontrollers, PLC, etc.
  • Experience with using and specifying, calibrating and troubleshooting sensors such as accelerometers, pressure sensors, strain gauges, thermocouples, etc.
  • Experience with using and setting up data loggers, as well as data analysis
  • Experience with writing test documentation, test plans and test reports.
  • The ability to interpret component parts, assembly drawings and written documents.
  • Attention to detail and a desire to ensure all tasks are executed correctly and on time.
  • Methodical and pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Experience of Solidworks, or other CAD software is not required but desirable

Why join Dexory?

  • The incredible opportunity to join an early stage company and work towards your future goals
  • Share options
  • Attractive employee wellness benefits
  • Personal development budget
  • 25 holidays per year
  • Flexible working, hybrid team
  • Fun team events on and offsite, snacks of all kinds in the office

AAP/EEO Statement

Dexory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wallingford, England, United Kingdom


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