Job Description

PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER

We are looking for a Product Design Engineer with industry experience to join a small team of talented designers and engineers and get involved in the complete product design lifecycles of projects.

We are currently working with a Product Design Office who are continually embarked on a series of programmes to develop their next generation of products, to enhance performance, durability, longevity and style. 

As an Award-Winning organisation, they have a proud history for their ability to introduce modern innovative and market leading products to market.

The team are now looking to expand to meet their growth and new product introduction plans and are seeking a talented and experienced Product / Industrial Designer

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • 37.5 Hour Week
  • Pension 
  • Early Finish Fridays

Product Design Engineer Purpose 

  • The position will report into the Head of Design and support New Design Product Development exercises. The role will be responsible for delivering high level performance driven products from concept through to production.
  • Working from initial briefs, dealing with all the gateways and phases along the way to ensure time, cost and deadline are met. 
  • Integrate new technologies in new product development projects. 
  • Design and develop new product concept ideas.
  • Provide front end aesthetic and user orientated design solutions to the specifications and requirements. 
  • Design for manufacture with all processes and methods considered 
  • Create prototypes to prove out and develop new concepts and design solutions.
  • Test products, components, prototypes, technologies, recording test results for review and action
  • Assist in transfer of product from development to manufacturing
  • Ensure that projects comply with current legislation, Health and Safety regulations, and strict compliance with R&D Reliability and Document Control best practice.

Product Designer Requirements 

  • A minimum qualification of a degree or equivalent in a design or engineering discipline
  • At least five years’ experience in a design engineering role is essential
  • A strong proven background in the complete / whole product design and development of Electronic / Consumer Goods or similar.
  • Preferable experience in electro-mechanical consumer products, with strong design for plastics and design for manufacture experience.
  • Strong visual communication of concepts and ideas via traditional and digital sketching/drawing ability 
  • Experienced user of 3D CAD Solidworks, CREO, NX, CATIA etc
  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Skilled in prototyping and producing product mock-ups

This is a great opportunity to join a creative, established, but still growing innovation led Design Team.

Commutable from: Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Oxford, Coventry, Hereford, Stourbridge.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

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One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer, to design system solutions to enhance a vehicles, safety, performance and energy efficiency.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Systems Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Systems Engineer 

  • The analysis of customer requirements, functional safety requirements, relevant legislation and standards to develop system requirement specifications. 
  • The use of proven system analysis and design methodologies to develop elegant efficient solutions to meet the project requirements. 
  • Working closely with the Functional Safety Department to ensure the analysis and development of appropriate functional safety requirements. 
  • Liaison with other engineering disciplines to develop system design specifications and algorithms. 
  • Plan, conduct and review testing of new software, hardware and calibrations at a variety of levels including integration testing, dyno testing and vehicle level testing, sometimes including worldwide field trips. 
  • The calibration of system functions to comply with project requirements. Complete sign-off procedures for vehicle algorithms, calibrations and final product testing. Undertake system and vehicle development and problem-solving within tight timescales. 
  • Fully document the design development and verification of developed systems. 
  • Understand and comply with company and customer confidentiality agreements and maintain the security of company and customer property. 

Systems Engineer – Requirements:

  • A formal qualification / Degree in a relevant science or Engineering disciplines. 
  • Experience of requirements analysis and management, preferably using dedicated requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS, Cradle, MKS).
  • Good experience of Configuration management Tools (e.g., MKS) 
  • Experience of systems design methodologies 
  • Hands on experience of developing control algorithms for automotive applications 
  • Knowledge or familiarity of, Software C-code, MATLAB, CAN and flexray communication protocols and toolchain. 
  • A good understanding of electronic hardware techniques and an ability to interpret circuit schematics. 
  • Knowledge of the use of microcontrollers within real time embedded systems 
  • Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. 

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join their Chassis Project Development Team.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Reporting to the Head of Department the role will become an important part of the Chassis Group, where the role will be responsible for developing and designing software for high performance embedded systems. 

Software Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Software Engineer will include:

Dealing with embedded software for microcontrollers, using design practices and software life cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Providing close coordination of project activities throughout the duration of the project between both the development teams and the customer. 

  • The interpretation of system requirements in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers to generate software requirements using semi-formal methods. 
  • Develop Code implementation using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. 
  • Undertake functional components, base software development and problem-solving within tight timescales 
  • The use of Autosar BSW configuration and integration 
  • The generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests 
  • The generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process 
  • Work to FMEA, HAZOP, FTA and other analysis techniques. 

What we are looking for in a Software Engineer

  • A formal qualification in engineering, or a science-based subject (Ideally Software or Electronic Engineering related)
  • Good industry experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment 
  • Good experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages 
  • Experience working with Autosar Base Software, Rte and SWC configuration 
  • Experience of using requirements management and specification tools e.g., DOORS, MKS Integrity 
  • Experience using configuration management tools e.g., MKS
  • Experience with software analysis methodologies and tools e.g., UML, Rhapsody
  • Experience with CAN based test tools e.g., CANoe, CANalyser, CANape, PCAN or ValueCAN
  • An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry
  • A good proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Senior Hardware Engineer to support the complete range of life-cycle activities relating to the design, development, manufacture and test of both prototype and series production electrical and electronic hardware applications.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving applications for the Automotive sector. 

Senior Hardware Engineer – Salary Package

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Senior Hardware Engineer 

This position reports directly to the Chief Hardware Engineer and includes the following primary duties: 

  • Design of new, or update to existing, Automotive products (typically inverters / converters for hybrid and electric vehicles). 
  • Liaising with the Systems, Control and Software teams to ensure an optimum solution. 
  • Testing of the design once created in hardware. 
  • Supporting the Programme team with new project acquisition by providing technical assessment and time estimates. 

Senior Hardware Engineer Requirements

  • Ideally Degree-qualified in (Electrical and Electronic Engineering). 
  • Good Experience of semiconductor technologies (up to 1200V). 
  • Good exposure of Power Conversion; Converter and Inverter (up to 300kW). 
  • Experience working with Infineon / NXP microprocessors (or similar). 
  • Experience with Altium Designer. 
  • Experience in the use of model-based development tools including Matlab, Simulink. 
  • Experience in the use of electrical simulation tools; Simetrix, Simplis, Spice, etc. 
  • Knowledge of applicable ISO standards. 
  • Ideally some knowledge of designing for safety critical systems. 
  • Ideally some knowledge of EMC best practice design.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We are a well-respected employer who produce products for a NON Automotive market sector, we are seeking to recruit a number of proven Maintenance Technicians, to join our maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

  • Dependent on your chosen working hours we offer a starting salaries in the region of £31,500 - £36,750
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Maintenance Technician  

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Technician  

  • You must hold formal Electrical qualifications to either a City & Guilds Level or NVQ standard and ideally be apprentice trained. The role will require you to have core electrical & reasonable mechanical abilities. 

The Maintenance Technician role is commutable from Bedworth, Coventry, Leamington, Nuneaton & Rugby

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A brand-new outstanding opportunity has a risen for a Sales Manager who has a strong Business/Account Management relationship experience.

Do you have previous experience as a Sales Manager in the Automotive industry? Would you like to be a part of an innovative company whose clients include many of the Automotive industry leaders?

The ideal candidate will have worked as a Sales Manager or as a Project Manager previously. With a track record in Business Development and experience in working with small and large OEM, within the Automotive sector. 

If you are looking to progress your career and join a growing company, then this is the position for you

  • £60,000 - £64,000 – Basic Salary – Negotiable on Experience 
  • Earn Great Commission
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Modern working environment and flexible working practices

Sales Manager Duties:

  • Consistently Win New Business 
  • Relationship Management: Develop and maintain relationships with leaders, decision makers, and key employees externally (at customers) and internally within the company
  • Comfortable travelling within the UK and potentially worldwide
  • Brand Advocate: Educate and inform customers of the competencies, experience and portfolio of services and products that the company offer locally and globally
  • Drive Growth and Ensure Client Satisfaction

Sales Manager Requirements:

  • Experience working with Key Decision Makers, Partners and Stakeholders
  • Experience in Automotive Engineering and its typical Development processes & lifecycle
  • History of Winning New Major Clients 
  • Preferable has an Engineering or Business Degree 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and great Negotiation skills

This is an exciting role and ideally suitable for someone with previous experience as a Sales Manager/Project Manager, who is looking to advance their career in the Automotive sector at an industry leading company.

This role is commutable from: Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Burton-on-Trent, Stafford, Derby, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Cannock, Lichfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994