Technical Development Executive

Technical Development Executive

Job Title: Technical Development Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894255_1515431796
Contact Name: Alex Ronald
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2018 17:16

Job Description

This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best Technical Development Engineer to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. Pioneering engineering Systems within Capital equipment.
We aim to provide creative engineering solutions to complex problems where precision and speed of deployment are critical.
The successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary environment within Design, costing, sales delivering excellence to customers

Technical Development Executive
The Technical Development Executive has an exciting and multi-faceted role within the company. The SDE will use their creativity, engineering experience and attention to detail to continue the drive to deliver well-specified projects within the engineering team, to broaden applications, equipment and the industries that it sells to.

Working very closely with the Commercial Director, the SDE will have an impact across Sales, R&D and engineering functions, both internally and externally. Some international travel to customers, partners and industry events can be expected.
Develop specifications for customer projects. Detailing down to component level where required, this is the backbone of converting a sale into a machine we can build profitably.
*Review customer equipment specifications and ensure both Fords technical compliance and that the full commercial impact is assessed. This is a critical function when working with world-leading companies that have their own specific demands.
*Produce equipment layouts for project proposals from initial quote through to design confirmation and customer order. Everything must fit in the customer factory in the most efficient way possible.
*Assist and support the commercial team in all technical and engineering matters from initial quote to project handover to Operations team.
*Develop concept ideas, designs for new equipment and applications, development of existing equipment, all based on innovation and balancing customer project requirements, technical feasibility and commercial viability
*Source new equipment and work with partner equipment suppliers to develop & specify the best applications.
*Managing commercial team's relationship with external partners, including equipment and packaging partners.
*Liaise and meet with OEM customers at all levels on behalf of technical and commercial team.
*Act as link between customers and engineers at the pre-order stage and until handover to operations team after PO.
*Maintain knowledge of current National and International standards.
*Develop and maintain calculations for equipment functions to ensure accurate quoting and project delivery.
*Liaise with mechanical and electrical engineering teams to ensure latest developments and specifications are incorporated into commercial information.

Technical Development Executive
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: Neg depending on experience and Level +Package
Permanent role

Overview of requirements
Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (i.e. Mechanical Engineering or a similar scope)
Time served equivalent applying a range of techniques to problem-solving to machinery development. Strong Engineering
experience coupled with excellent Engineering knowledge
Customer management
Extensive experience with design, Manufacturing, Production environments
Commercial, Cost and Customer facing experience

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.

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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
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