Mechatronics Engineers build, maintain, repair and programme systems for the automation industry. Competitors who are looking to become a mechatronics enginner apply their theoretical knowledge of fundamental principles – automation, pneumatic, electrical/electronic and PLC technologies.

The individual will need design skills, the ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools. They will need to oversee the programmes and quality control them. They should have excellent leadership skills in leading projects within a team of engineers.

Great at problem solving
Have good communication skills
Are analytical
Can work with high-level computer technology

Career opportunities

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Computer Systems

  • Project Management

Average Salary
Entry Level
+ 5.9%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our Mechatronics role model

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Sam is one of our inspiring Career role models in Mechatronics.

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