Posts By: Jo Wilson

COVID-19 Update

In line with the Scottish Government / NHS recommendations, the 4cE team have switched to home working. We’re very much open for business: if you have an enquiry, please email info@4cengineering.co.uk and we’ll respond to you. We wish all our clients, colleagues and suppliers all the best for themselves, their families and their businesses throughout… Read more »

We’re recruiting!

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We’re looking for a bright mechtronics or electronics graduate to join our team. This is a 12-month placement, with the possibility of longer-term employment following it. Full details of how to apply can be found here – closing date 8th March 2020. This post is part of the ScotGrad Programme and is part funded by… Read more »

Final week of the placement…

Hi, Juliette again. I am 4c engineering’s summer placement student for 2019 and the end is drawing nearer. It is the final week of my placement and it seems to have gone so fast. In such a short time I feel I have improved so much in both my engineering ability and in my professional… Read more »

Twiddle board community project

Twiddle board handover

Over the past 4 weeks of my summer placement, I (Juliette) have designed and built three twiddle boards for people with dementia, working with Lewis from MacDonald Project Solutions. The boards are designed to provide distraction and reduce anxiety when people are distressed by giving them familiar objects to interact with. This mini-project gave us… Read more »

Introducing Juliette, our summer intern 2019

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Hi, I’m Juliette Goddard, currently on a three-month engineering placement at 4c Engineering during the summer before my fourth year at Heriot Watt university in Edinburgh, where I am a masters student on the Mechanical Engineering course. I applied for the internship in order to develop my design engineering skills and to see what an… Read more »

A busy couple of years – 4cE project round-up

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It’s been another incredibly busy and productive couple of years at 4c Engineering; here is a brief round-up of some of the fascinating projects we’ve had the privilege of working on over the last while. We’re also delighted to welcome Jenny to the team – she’s taking some of our admin/financial tasks, freeing up our… Read more »

“Mecha-what?” part 2

Ocado robot warehouse

A few years back a couple of 4c’s engineers had a small hand in the prototyping and systems engineering of this robotic warehousing system – brilliant to see the whole vision fully realised and operational. Further reading: The Ocado robot swarms that pack your shopping And in case you were in any doubt about the… Read more »

Successful commissioning of wave power test rig for AWS

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After just 4 hectic weeks on site, Andy Hall, Jo Wilson and Hamish Grey completed the installation and commissioning phase of the AWS half-scale cassette demonstration project.  Working with local contractors Orcades Marine, Delta Marine and Currie Brothers, Andy and his team got the job done well inside the time and budget allowed by AWS…. Read more »