SENIOR DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Job Description

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Senior Development Engineer Salary: £51,000, 39 hours per week

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Overview

  • The test development engineer team is a support team in the Product Development department. The senior development engineer role is running quality assurance tests on New Product Integration & for continual improvement of current products, as well as taking technical lead for electronics, legislation and providing guidance / direction to the development engineers.
  • This is a hands-on testing role of prototypes and production products. Feedback and analysis from the products tested are required to continually improve the design with the Product Development team.
  • Reporting to the Process Leader in Product Development, this role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective developments that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

This role has a direct impact on the business achieving increased market share and return through cost effective and timely development of innovative products which comply with National and International Standards.

Senior Development Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum qualification is a Degree in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years in an engineering / developmental role. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • Be fully conversant with product development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Having a proven capability that includes development of products and / or features (reflecting timing, financial & quality targets).
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel. Ability to work effectively on your own or part of a project team.
  • Can analyse and compile testing data from the tests performed.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. Flexibility and adaptability within a pressurised environment.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction. Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Being a developmental lead and point of reference within the product development team capable of developing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001. Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards. Also working to USA and other Regionally different Standards.
  • Writing and publishing detailed and comprehensive test reports internally and management of risk for the team
  • Produce both technical presentations and applied samples as and when required in support of sales for customer demonstration and information
  • To undertake or delegate product developments as necessary to ensure timely release of designs, drawings, specifications, etc, as appropriate in line with the project plans / business needs.
  • Maintain programmes throughout the NPI process. Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions.
  • Actively support test time reduction through Continuous Improvement principles and actively promote 5S principles within the test department.

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Design Engineer Salary: £40,000

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Function

The Design Engineer will form part of the product development team, reporting to the Technical Director. This role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective designs that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • You will hold a minimum qualification of HNC in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years design related experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • A capable experienced and ‘hands on’ Designer fully conversant with Solidworks and an associated Product Management System system, or similar.
  • Be fully conversant with Product Development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Ability to effectively contribute to a project team, unafraid to challenge the norm.
  • Possess good analytical skills to formulate solutions and challenge assumptions
  • The Design Engineer will have self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction.
  • Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Alongside others be a pivotal part of the business design function proposing new and improved systems and business methodologies (whether these be CAD or business wide). 
  • Being a design lead and point of reference within the Product Development team capable of designing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001.
  • To undertake or delegate product designs as necessary to ensure timely release designs, engineering drawings, CAD files, specifications, etc., as appropriate.

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

 

Systems Architect 

We are looking to recruit a Systems Architect with a strong Software and Hardware background to join a small Consultancy, who are looking to develop an innovative product that incorporates complex electronics and embedded designs. 

This will involve project managing and developing new products, from concept to realisation and planning and defining the correct pathway to assist in the effective way to introduce NPD projects quickly.

Systems Architect – Benefits 

  • £50,000 - £55,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • 10% Bonus 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Early Finish on Fridays 
  • Part Remote Working

Systems Architect Role

The role will involve managing and defining an exciting new product development project, defining the systems and technology used, and seeing an entire project through to completion. The role will also define the systems architecture for new products and define the software and hardware technology used for new products development projects. Overseeing product development on key projects, whilst managing the introduction of new technologies into the company. Defining engineering work packages and reviewing and maintaining work packages throughout a project.
 
Systems Architect Requirements

  • Degree or similar qualification in Electronics Engineering or comparable subject
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Systems Architect or comparable role
  • Knowledge of embedded systems
  • Working knowledge of Agile development processes
  • Experience in a management position
  • Awareness of Industrial/Engineering production systems
  • Knowledge of industrial networks
  • Experience using system model software, ideally Enterprise Architect
  • Experience of developing new products in the functional safety field

This is a great opportunity to become part of a busy and dynamic team, where projects are varied and will often offer different design challenges.

Commutable from Wolverhampton, Telford, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stafford, Shrewsbury, Lichfield, Coventry

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

 

Powertrain Electronics Engineer

A developer of bespoke Powertrain Technology is now seeking a Power Electronics Engineer to assist in future New Product Development and Design for Manufacture exercises. 

The company are known to be world leaders in their field and have a long successful track record for producing high performance technologies. 

Due to recent investment into machinery and technology the company are now looking to expand their team with the addition of an Electronic Engineer.

Powertrain Electronics Engineer Salary:

  • £40,000 - £45,000+  
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays 
  • Pension
  • Private medical insurance (after 6 months service)
  • Modern & pleasant working environment. 

Powertrain Electronics Engineer Duties:

The successful candidate will join a small and established team, working together to support the electrical and electronic design aspects of a range of interesting, innovative & challenging projects, in relation to the design and development of inverters and drives for use with electrical machines. 

This role presents the opportunity to be involved in new products over their full lifecycle from concept & design, right through to customer applications & support, allowing significant input into the end result. 

  • Electrical Powertrain engineering concept & detailed design. 
  • Electrical and Electronic Design of Drives and Inverters 
  • A good understanding of Electrical and Electronic Automotive Systems 
  • Management of bills of materials, & build / usage manuals. 

Qualifications:

  • A Degree or equivalent in Electrical / Electronic or Automotive Engineering. 
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role / environment. 
  • Good Design and Development experience 
  • Electrical machine, mechanical design & internal combustion engine knowledge. 
  • A good knowledge of engineering manufacture processes. 
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills. 
  • Proficiency with standard office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project etc 
  • The Power Electronics Engineer role will be an excellent opportunity for someone who is highly motivated and can adopt a flexible approach to problem solving within a team environment. 

Commutable from: Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick, Derby, Leicester, Cannock, Burton, Tamworth, Lichfield

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

 

This is an opportunity for an ambitious Design Engineer to join a growing and expanding business. The business is a supplier of quality systems for large engineering projects across a number of sectors. They work on systems within the power generation sector from hydroelectric power stations to critical plant within the nuclear industry. They also create systems to aid flood defence and fail-safe systems to combat the potential effects of natural disasters within cities.

Full product training will be given to the Design Engineer for this role. They design and manufacture complete hydraulic systems using Solidworks including Power Units, actuators and accumulators through to installation, commissioning and servicing.

Design Engineer Package

  • £25,000 - £30,000 dependant skill set and experience
  • 8.00am - 16.30pm Mon-Thurs, 8.00am - 15.30pm Fridays
  • 33 days holiday

Commutable From: Stafford, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent, Crewe, Leek, Congleton

Design Engineer Specification

  • The Design Engineer will have 3D CAD proficiency in producing quality detailed engineering drawings (Solidworks preferable)
  • HNC or equivalent in engineering is preferred, but isn’t essential
  • Knowledge or Hydraulic or Pneumatic Systems advantageous
  • Mechanical, Production or relevant Engineering background
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent time management skills, able to balance priorities of multiple projects
  • Knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and designing Hydraulic Schematics, General arrangements, Actuators and Manifolds
  • Production of Bills of Materials
  • Liaising with customers to refine requirement and design parameters
  • Working on projects from original concept to complete manufacture

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

 

Development Technician – Electronics 

A global supplier of Electronic Devices to a myriad of industry sectors, is looking to add a new member to its Customer Application Support Team.

The company have seen fantastic growth in revenue, customer base size and new products over the last 5 years and are continually looking at ways to improve the service they can offer their new and existing customers. 

Development Technician Package 

  • £25,000
  • Pension 
  • Quarterly Bonus 
  • Sick pay - Benefit
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols) 
  • Overtime 

Development Technician Duties 

The position will part of the Application Support Team that is tasked to offer immediate face to face and online technical support to key customers. Dealing with technical faults and issues and advising on the best technology and products that would suit best the need of the customer. 

The role will be directly involved in identifying technical issues and problem solving and providing technical solutions that would involve liaison with the internal R&D and Operations Teams. 

Responsibilities

  • Capable of developing and testing broad range of products, (the focus being on Electrical and Electronic Componentry) 
  • Capable of conducting bench work fault finding procedures down to PCB board level. 
  • Develop solutions in conjunction with the project team and Design Engineers, (electronic upgrades and solutions to existing models)
  • Interpret technical problem reports and identify faults and issues in a speedily manner. 
  • Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards.

Development Technician Requirements

  • A formal qualification in engineering - Degree / HND / HNC, ideally Electronic or Mechanical biased
  • Some recent relevant industry experience in dealing with Electronic Hardware 
  • Ability to work effectively on their own or part of a project team.
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.

This is a great opportunity to join a busy multi-site UK organisation, where career growth and progression are on offer.

Commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Newport, Cannock, Stone, Lichfield

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

 

A manufacturing company in the Oxfordshire area, now have a requirement due to expansion and increased productivity for an experienced CNC Programmer.  This exciting opportunity is working within a busy, Precision Engineering manufacturing organisation that manufacture precision components for a number of industries including Aerospace.

BENEFITS FOR THE CNC PROGRAMMER

  • £34,000 - £37,500
  • 23 Days Holiday, increasing with service + Bank holidays
  • Days based role working Monday – Friday 39 hrs p week.
  • Life Assurance and Death in Service
  • Pension

DUTIES OF THE CNC PROGRAMMER

  • This is an integral role where you will program, set and operate CNC Lathes / Mills
  • You will read and interpret from engineering drawings to enable programming, setting and manufacture.
  • Create layout sheets to document tooling, tools, set ups and machine parameters.

    
REQUIREMENTS FOR CNC PROGRAMMER

  • Experience in programming and operating 3, 4, & 5 axis CNC machines CMM programmes and will ideally hold a time served apprecticeship.
  • Good Knowledge of and experience with  Fanuc (ISO) or Heidenhain controls
  • Previous experience of large machining.

The CNC PROGRAMMER role is commutable from Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We are seeking to recruit an experienced maintenance professional to join our management team as the Assistant Maintenance Manager to support our multi-disciplined engineering team at a leading manufacturer.
 
Benefits Available for the Assistant Maintenance Manager: 

  • £41,000 - £43,500 salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health Care Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension
  • Share Option Scheme
  • Commitment to career progression and development

Details of the Assistant Maintenance Manager role:

  • Reporting to the Maintenance Engineering Manager you will lead the site maintenance team to implement a robust planned maintenance system.
  • Provide a timely and efficient breakdown service to minimise machine downtime.
  • Manage revenue and capital spends within a significant budget.
  • Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement

Requirements of the Assistant Maintenance Manager 

  • The position of Assistant Maintenance Manager will require you to have a proven track record in developing maintenance structures, where your individual input into the business has seen improvements in plant reliability, production volume, staff retention and overall profitability.
  • It is essential that you have supported a team of Maintenance Engineers as either a Manager or Senior Supervisor where you have championed continuous improvement and managed plant related CAPEX projects. 

Preference is given to candidates that have climbed the ranks of Maintenance from an Apprentice level and are qualified to an HNC/HND standard. There is a genuine progression pathway for this role.

This Maintenance Manager role is commutable from Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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