Development Engineer

Development Engineer

Job Title: Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894617_1523632215
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2018 16:10

Job Description

My client is an established and leading manufacturer of bespoke sealing equipment, providing solutions to a range of markets. Due to business growth, the company is undergoing a period of expansion, and as such is seeking a Development Engineer to join their Bedfordshire based Research & Development team.

This is a fantastic, diverse opportunity for a creative and motivated Development Engineer with proven industry experience, to develop new concept designs and applications for capital equipment, and seeing their ideas come to fruition. This role would be ideal for a Development Engineer with a broad skill-set/background, who enjoys variety in their role. You will have the opportunity to travel globally and receive excellent career prospects within a company that rewards and truly values its staff.

As a Development Engineer, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Developing concept ideas, designs for new equipment and applications, development of existing equipment
*Create novel and innovative solutions for sales driven requests
*Understanding customer project requirements, technical feasibility and commercial viability
*Create & perform comprehensive test programs for our customers, both internal & external
*Suggesting design improvements to existing equipment.
*Investigate new technologies to satisfy a market and/or technical requirement
*Undertake technical meetings with OEM customers & direct end users, at all levels on technical matters.
*Suggest design improvements to (existing) equipment for cost & function.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Proven Design and Development expertise within an engineering/manufacturing environment
*Understanding of project management.
*Practical skills including basic machining & fitting, assembly and/or modification of hand tools, configuration of test equipment.
*Ability to operate equipment such as 3D Printer, Tensiometer, , Vacuum leak tester, Linear Belt Sealer
*CAD Literate
*Understanding of Induction heating technology.
*Contractual & Commercial awareness.
*Excellent communication skills to liaise with customers and internal staff, communicating at a commercial and technical level and managing expectations
*Motivated and innovative, who has a desire to see their ideas become reality
Development Engineer
Location- Bedfordshire
Salary- DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words: Research, Development, R&D, Development Engineer, Design, Project Engineering, manufacture, manufacturing, mechanical, assemblies, electromechanical, capital equipment, lifecycle, machined components, MRP, ERP, CAD, 3D, precision, novel, concept

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.