This is a great opportunity within a leading company’s centre of excellence, which is privately owned and with operations in 20 countries. In the UK, they develop and manufacture bespoke products, with over 90% being exported.
They currently have a number of patents, world firsts and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis.
Product Development Engineer Package and Benefits
£35,000 - £38,000 dependant on experience
£4,000 company performance bonus
Free life Assurance
Joint contributory pension scheme,
Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
37.5 hours per week – with flexible hours
Early finish on Friday’s
This Product Development Engineer's role is Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots
A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Product Development Engineer within the Research and Development Department providing life-cycle support of existing products across clients range of products.
This position would suit someone who is currently in a Product Development Engineer role, a Product Engineer, Design Engineer or possibly even a Draughtsman.
Product Development Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):
The Product Development Engineer will be evaluating and implementing design change requests related to the full range of products.
Preparing, maintaining and revision control of 3D CAD models, drawings and BOM’s using SolidWorks and Keytech PLM software, including the updating and correcting of CAD modelling errors in legacy SolidWorks Drawings, Parts and Assemblies.
Re-drawing legacy AutoCAD designs in SolidWorks and providing CAD draughting support to Research and Development Engineers.
Working closely with and supporting other departments (Production, Production Engineering, Purchasing, Quality) and suppliers to improve existing designs with respect to design for manufacture and assembly.
Provide assistance to other departments and suppliers to help solve technical problems during manufacture and assembly.
Oversee validation testing required during the design change process and summarise results in a technical report.
Provide input to new product development based on experience of existing products. Performance of other tasks as detailed by the Product Development Manager and/or the R&D Manager.
Product Development Engineer Key Skills Required:
HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical and / or Production Engineering (ideally).
A minimum of 5 years practical experience in 3D CAD is essential, preferably using SolidWorks.
Experience in PLM Systems and document revision control.
Familiar with the principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
Experience in a product development and product manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of special materials such as austenitic and Duplex stainless steels, hastelloy, titanium, tantalum etc. would be an advantage.
Ideally knowledge of permanent joining methods such as welding, brazing, adhesive bonding etc and knowledge of manufacturing processes such as casting, injection moulding, machining, fabrication, forming etc.
Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994
A long-established engineering firm are currently looking to hire a Technical Sales Manager to spearhead their UK sales operation. The company have been trading for a number of years and have clients ranging from local SME’s right through to multinationals.
The Technical Sales Manager will have responsibility for all sales in the UK and will be one of the key drivers of growth for the business. They are keen to reward those who help them achieve their long-term goals.
The company specialise in niche, low volume engineering projects and they manufacture bespoke steel-related products which are sold across the globe. They have ambitious growth plans and are keen to find a motivated technical salesperson to take on the Technical Sales Manager role. Based in the heart of The Midlands, the company are well placed to serve their client base across the UK and beyond.
This role would suit a technical salesperson with a background in engineering or steel, who is capable of having technical discussions and reading drawings, whilst also possessing business development and commercial skills.
The Technical Sales Manager will be primarily home based but must be able to travel to the Birmingham area once or twice per week. The rest of the time you will be carrying out sales activities including customer meetings.
A competitive salary of up to £45,000
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Healthcare cash plan
The Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for:
Identifying new opportunities for the business, mainly in the UK but worldwide at times, in line with their capabilities
Maintaining the enquiry pipeline
Converting and closing enquires
Technical meetings/presentations with customers
Meeting business objectives and revenue targets
Growing the customer base
If you have the following experience and skills, we would love to hear from you:
A background in engineering, ideally the related to steel
Several years’ sales experience, both new business and account management, within the engineering sector
Experience of low volume manufacturing
Ability to read technical drawings and hold technical conversations
Strong commercial acumen
This role is home based and would suit someone based in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Leicester, Worcester, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby or the surrounding areas.
This is a well-established multi-disciplinary business, with a diverse project workload. They offer work that is varied and interesting, which would suit a proven Senior Structural Engineer with 8+ years’ experience.
The Senior Structural Engineer will be Chartered MIStructE Degree Level 1st or 2:1. You will have Structural Appraisal experience and varied design experience in a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy
This is an immediate requirement, so client will move quickly for the right person.
Company Benefits on offer to this Structural Engineers Role:
Salary £38,000 - £48,000, dependant on experience
Payment of Professional Subscriptions
30 days holiday
Senior Structural Engineer Candidate Essentials
Experienced with structural appraisal of both commercial structures and domestic housing stock. Knowledge of regional geological conditions beneficial.
Design skills in a wide range of materials which must include a good design knowledge of concrete, masonry and steel.
Experience with Tekla Tedds.
Senior Structural Engineer Key Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will be able to provide pivotal support to the current structures team within a thriving civil and structural engineering practice.
You will be experienced in the cost-effective and timely production of residential property surveys with additional expertise in wider structural surveying and be expert in the compilation and production of supporting reports/documentation.
An ability to write clear, concise, and accurate reports is essential.
This Senior Structural Engineer's role is commutable from: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent, Mansfield
Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994