Design / R&D / FEA

Our Design / Research & Development Resource Team are equipped and experienced specialists in searching and sourcing relevant engineers at all levels. This team consists of experienced consultants supported by a specialist sector researcher, covering all aspects of the needs and demands of a modern engineering customer base, from blue sky concept design, research and development, right through to design for product launch.

Reputations:

The name of Probe in the marketplace has developed an excellent reputation for quality thus ensuring that our clients come back tous having benefited from our superb service in the past. We also attract the very best engineers around due to finding the best positions, should they be Contract or Permanent, because we have the vacancies they are looking for.

Having one of the largest databases of Design Engineers in the UK also means that we attract a very large portfolio of companies who regularly tap into our vast resources and professional expertise.

How have we achieved this?

Probe started life in 1994 as a Design House and built up a very strong database of companies requiring a design service and have since gained an enviable reputation for quality and service. This progressed naturally to supplying client companies with designers on site and thus provided us a very natural progression into Recruitment as we fully understand our clients and candidates needs.

Today Probe offers a wide range of options that support all aspects of modern R&D needs that go far beyond just sending a CV and gives a service that is aimed at providing solutions for immediate, medium and long-term customer needs.

Manpower Resource:

This service is aimed at providing contractual and permanent engineers at short notice, to work either on or off site. These engineers have all been interviewed and screened for their qualifications, suitability and experience and many have a strong working history supporting our customers with their project workloads. This service can be either provided on a Contingency (No Win-No Fee), Retained Assignment or Executive Search basis.

The Complete Design Solution - 'Man & Box'

Not only can we find the right staff for our clients but we can also supply the 3D CAD software on site. We appreciate that not all companies have as many seats of CAD as they would like, hence, if the job needs to be done quickly we can provide the complete solution of ‘Man and Box’.

Key Areas of specialism:-

  • 2D & 3D CAD Design, Modelling & Detailing on all the major CAD packages (Product / Mechanical / Styling / Electro-Mechanical)
  • Electrical & Electronic Development / Test & Design
  • Finite Element Analysis , Hand Calculations, Linear, Non-Linear - Dynamic, Static
  • Mathematical and Simulation Software
  • CFD - Thermal, Fluid, Flow Analysis and Dynamics
  • NVH - Noise and Modal Analysis
  • Research and Development / Test Engineering - Durability, Calibration, Test , Control and Feasibility
  • Project Engineering / Management - Concept / Prototype / Process / Value Engineering / Design
  • Senior Department Heads – Engineering / Design / Test / Development

If you would like a confidential discussion surrounding strategic hiring for your organisation or your own career path we would be delighted to hear from you to determine how our services can assist you in finding the right solution so please call us on  0121 321 4311

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

The Role:

The Civil Engineering Technician is an integral part of the UK & Ireland sales team providing technical support for both external and internal customers. Working closely with the Technical Sales Support Engineer the role will manage technical enquiries received from multiple sources assisting customers in a timely and efficient manor enhancing the company customer centric ethos.

The incumbent will engage confidently with clients, consultants and contractors providing solutions for civil engineering challenges, promoting company values and developing additional leads where possible. Although the primary objective of the role is to provide customer support work will be varied to include summarisation of detailed project information and the opportunity to produce designs.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £27,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Death in Service 3 times salary
  • Company sick pay

General Information:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea / coffee and filtered water
  • On site cooking facilities
  • International Company
  • Market Leaders
  • Opportunity to progress within role and Company
  • Christmas Shut down

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Provide a prompt and accurate response to technical enquires from all sources.
  • Confidently communicate technical information via telephone, email or other format satisfying customer requirements.
  • Receive and co-ordinate an appropriate response to MQL (Marketing Qualified Lead) enquiries, including technical advice, feasibility solutions and/or summarising of information for further processing.
  • Gather appropriate information from external customers to enable effective tracking of opportunities and eventual sale of company solutions.
  • Assess technical information received from internal and external sources summarising key parameters and describing customer to be passed to the design department for processing.
  • Build strong working relationships cross-functionally providing technical support to internal customers as required including external seal, design and customer services.
  • Use all technological tools provided by the company to accurately track work completed and opportunities with specific attention to CRM management.

Person Specification:

  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (or similar).
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively through various formats including telephone and email.
  • Capacity to assess design drawings and technical reports to extract the required parameters to provide support and/or produce a design.
  • Previous experience working within an office environment and/or within the civil engineering sector would be advantageous.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment, ability to work on own initiative and plan own workload effectively. High level of computer literacy, use of design software, Microsoft office, CRM systems etc.
  • Enthusiasm to grow technical knowledge, keep up to speed with new developments and engage with academic/industry bodies. An awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015 regulations would be of benefit.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment.

Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Package and Hours for a Senior Design Engineer:

  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • Bonus potential, 7.5%
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Company sick pay
  • Relocation package if required

The Role of a Senior Design Engineer:

A vacancy for a Senior Design Engineer has now arisen to join the existing UK Design Team. The successful candidate will provide all design aspects of solutions in the UK and internationally. These solutions comprise feasibility assessment, detailed design, working drawings, specification, quantity estimate and material supply with professional indemnity insurance support. 

  • The successful candidate should be a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with 5 years’ experience of geotechnical design work.
  • 4+ years’ experience of geotechnical pavement design work
  • Experience of slope stability assessment and retaining wall design, plus experience of Transport Sector including pavement design (ideally Highways sector) is desirable
  • Good interpersonal skills are essential
  • Experience with standard computer programmes and AutoCAD is also necessary as there will be a requirement for hands-on involvement in the provision of solutions within a collaborative team environment
  • The UK design office is central to the sales support and the ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure is of paramount importance.

Commutable From Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (GRADUATE / JUNIOR)

We are working with an engineering consultancy who are tasked to create a range of products for a myriad of industry sectors across the globe. Their products are designed, developed and tested to meet tough quality and reliability standards and to their own (ISO) in-house standards as well.

The company are looking to expand their team with a Junior Mechanical Designer, ideally someone who has recently graduated or completed an apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering and has good exposure of a 3D CAD package with some experience of designing and modelling components, fabrications, and machine parts.

The role will be part of a small team and each project will often involve the complete design, test and prototype of a product, prior to being released for manufacture.

The right candidate will have a strong interest in mechanical design engineering, with the ability to calculate and problem solve mechanical issues. The position is best suited to someone who also has spent sometime in industry using 3D CAD, either as a placement year or time served.

If you are looking for a good 360 Hands-on position that will offer a 100% Design Engineering position from day one and also be part of the company’s aggressive Innovation and New Product Development plans, this would be a good position for you.

Main Requirements:

  • Formal Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree, HND, HNC)
  • Good 3D CAD Skills - (SolidWorks, Creo, Inventor etc)
  • Good General Mechanical principles knowledge
  • Experience of Fabrications, Machined & Casted Parts
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Academic Qualifications A Level & GCSE’s
  • Good Project and Problem-Solving skills

This is a great role to either start your career or to get it going in the right direction, with a company who have a strong track record for developing their staff.

For more information please contact Peter Hampshire with your latest CV.

 

GRADUATE ELECTRONIC ENGINEER

We have an opportunity for a recent Graduate with an Electronics / Software Engineering biased to join an Electronic / Firmware Development Team in the Birmingham area.

The role will be working within a fast-growing innovations team supporting the Aerospace sector with devices and components that utilize Embedded and Firmware applications.

The Team are involved in complete turnkey development from concept through to test, prototype, approval, supplier liaison and sign off for delivery.

The position will suit a Graduate with ideally some industry experience, either post qualification or as a placement year, within Electronic Design and Development.

Training and support will be provided, but the environment is very fast-paced and focused on innovation growth, so a successful applicant will be expected to embrace a fast learning curve to become a valued asset to the existing team.

The company are also proud of their promotional and personal career development history with existing staff and can demonstrate a clear path for a successful applicant within the short to medium term.

Benefits for a Graduate Electronic Engineer:

  • Salary : £22,000 - £26,000
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • 33 Days Holidays
  • Early finish on a Friday is on offer

Requirements of a Graduate Electronic Engineer:

  • Electronic / Software Engineering biased Degree (Ideally 2.1 or above)
  • A good academic background with strong A Level and GCSE results.
  • Some proven exposure to creating and working with Embedded C, Microcontrollers, Coding, PIC’s and Firmware
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Good problem solving and project management ability.
  • Good MS Office and the ability learn Software Applications.
  • Some exposure of working at bench level with PCB’s and Hardware Electronics

The company are continually striving to improve their vast product range with innovation and a successful applicant will find that the role will offer more than the usual Graduate Electronic Engineering position.

If this is of interest and you have the requirements above, please apply with your latest CV to Peter Hampshire.

 

The Role:

*** This role is inside IR35 and PAYE ***

Our client is currently looking for a Product Validation Engineer to assist in the development and testing of (custom) Battery packs.

Initial duration is 6 months with a preferred start date of be March 9th.

The role will require travel and working at the different test houses around 50% of the time. The rest of the time will be at the Milton Keynes site.

This is very much a hands-on role that also requires intensive communication with the different test houses.

Hours and Pay:

  • £26.15 (this is a PAYE role)
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Six-month assignment

Candidate Essentials:

  • Willingness to travel and be at the tests
  • Test experience is required (any hardware), experience with test houses
  • Data analysis + report writing

Role Summary:

  • This product focused position verifies and validates the functionality of products across a wide range of customer requirements, across a variety of applications, in various environments.
  • This work plans, tracks, and evaluates results from a wide range of analyses and functional tests to assess product risk and performance. These results are expected to drive quality decisions and proactively resolve product issues before the product reaches the customer.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Obtains input and negotiates with Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) stakeholders to define technical requirements and delivers an optimized component-based analytical and experimental verification plan to the program or project team.
  • Makes decisions in the areas of verification and validation that impact product performance, reliability, and durability.
  • Investigates and addresses potential component concerns or issues, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.
  • Applies and supports the improvement of processes such as technical requirements, iDFMEA, Engineering Standard Work (ESW), DVP&R, test planning, and problem solving and tools such as Integrity, Microsoft Power BI, and McParts required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.
  • Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.
  • Involves minimal direct management of people but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.
  • Contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

Competencies:

  • Product Verification and Validation Management
  • Product Problem Solving
  • Analytical Modelling and Test Integration/Optimization
  • Product Failure Mode Avoidance
  • System Requirements Engineering
  • Product Interface Management and Integration
  • Development and Management of Technical Function Standards and Practices
  • Decision quality
  • Drives results
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Self-development

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

Introduction:

RESEARCH ENGINEER - (MACHINE LEARNING & COMPUTER VISION)

We are seeking a research specialist with a high-level knowledge of developing advanced algorithms for image recognition and computer vision applications. The purpose of the role will be biased towards machine learning in relation to managing relevant data and assist in the development of both software and research outputs such as algorithms.

Benefits for a Research Engineer:

  • The company offer a global corporate presence with established internal training, career and personnel development progression routes.
  • The role will be office based in Surrey and the company offer free parking, local rail connections and a modern facility.
  • They will also offer flexible working after the completion of a probation period.

Duties and Responsible for a Research Engineer will include:

  • Specifying, collecting, and managing relevant data and image sets.
  • Design, train and evaluate machine learning algorithms for image recognition, object detection and other computer vision tasks.
  • Document both software and research outputs such as algorithms.
  • Liaise with colleagues, clients, business partners and others in the capture of requirements and deployment of algorithms.
  • Undertake ancillary tasks associated with the development, deployment and marketing of products and systems, such as demonstrations and technical support.
  • A suitable applicant will have the following attributes and exposure

Requirements of a Research Engineer:

  • A high-level academic level related to machine learning, computer vision or related computational and statistical disciplines, or equivalent research experience.
  • A proven track record of delivering empirical research goals.
  • Some good Programming experience in C++, Python and/or embedded environments
  • Image processing expertise, including Open CV implementations (Desired)
  • Deep convolutional neural networks (Desired)
  • Experience of working in a commercial setting (Desired)
  • Degree Qualification - Maths, Physics, Electronics, Computer Science or similar.

Candidates from industry and academia are welcome to apply for this position, but a minimum 1 - 2 years industry / commercial experience is required.

For more information regarding this Research Engineer role please contact Peter Hampshire or send your CV ASAP.

 

Company and Role:

This is your chance to work for world leading precision engineering pioneers, who are part of a multi-billion-dollar group.

They continually develop products to meet the ever-increasing demands of next generation technologies, across a range of industries.

Working as part of the businesses R&D team, this role is an exciting hands-on opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplined team on the next generation of innovative main line products.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the design process from cradle to grave including concept generation, design, analysis, testing, manufacturability and post-development support.

The successful candidate will take ownership of work packages and be responsible for designing subsystems and integrating these into the overall product.

Benefits for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Salary is negotiable dependent on experience

You Will Have:

  • The desire to work at the forefront of precision engineering innovation
  • A track record of being a strong contributor within teams, designing complex mechanisms and drives typically with DC motors in (precision) mechanics, mechatronics or systems engineering
  • A desire to take a design and prove its function through prototype, construction, testing, supporting calculations and documentation and production.
  • Have a strong “can do” attitude with a hunger to learn and expand their knowledge & capabilities
  • Proven experience using a range of 3D CAD technologies

Essential Skills:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical discipline or a strong technical background
  • Experience with 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks)
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes and design for manufacture
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Passionate about all aspects of new technologies
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the drive & desire to create excellent products
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills as this role works closely across cross-functional internal teams

Commutable from Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Tamworth, Derby, Nuneaton, Coventry

 

PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER - CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Introduction:

We are working with an organisation that require a Design Engineer to strengthen their R&D Team and assist with current and future generation New Product Development projects.

The position will be based in the North Birmingham area and will join a small existing team of designers and assist with the creation of products that comprise of a myriad of processes and materials including electro-mechanical, plastics mouldings, metal structures / enclosures and fabrications.

This position will see a product life cycle through the complete process from creation to product launch and all the product testing, material selection and compliance procedures along the way.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £35,000
  • Pension

Requirements of a Product Design Engineer:

  • The right applicant will have already gained exposure of working in a Design for Manufacturing environment where prototype builds, design concessions and quality considerations are part of everyday projects.  
  • Good 3D CAD experience is essential (Ideally SolidWorks) with a working knowledge of plastics and light weight metal materials. A good understanding of Design for Manufacture / Assembly is also a strong desire of the client for this role.
  • The position will offer a suitable applicant the opportunity to develop and create products that quickly go to market and also be part of an NPD Programme that is focused on delivering a range of products on a regular basis with short lead times.
  • Good general mechanical engineering skills are also a must, along with the ability to communicate and project manage effectively with peers, internal departments and external suppliers.

Skills of a Product Design Engineer:

  • HNC/HND or above in an Engineering Discipline
  • 3 Years+ 3D CAD experience within a Design for Manufacture environment, assembly, part creation and creating drawings
  • Good exposure of Welded frames, Turned parts, CNC machined parts, Mould tool principles applied to GRP, Injection moulding techniques, Fabrication
  • Good Exposure of Designing products to meet Quality and Industry Standards
  • Material Selection and Bill of Materials experience
  • Good Project Engineering skills and knowledge of associated tools and software e.g. MS Word & Excel
  • Some good Creative Design Skills
  • Good ability to do detail drawings to Design Standards with Tolerance considerations.

This role will suit an engineer who is looking to get into a complete product life cycle project environment, with ownership and responsibility to deliver a programme on time and within short lead times.

 

The Role:

The Design Manager is responsible for executing the design in accordance with the project’s design deliverables, directing and coordinating external design partners and the internal Project Design and CAD Technician resource allocated to the project.

The Design Manager will be the primary technical contact for the project, liaising with the Contracts Manager and Project Manager from the construction team, who will be responsible for managing the overall project and supporting the Contracts Manager in dealing with the client team on design related issues.

Salary:

  • £55,000 - £65,000

Person Specification:

  • Qualified to Degree or HND/HNC level and have professional accreditation with a relevant institution.
  • Be competent in the use of appropriate CAD software: Preferably Autodesk Revit, Autodesk AutoCAD, and/or other 3D Modelling software.
  • Experience working within a design role in a construction business
  • Have experience of managing members of a design team, including the allocation and monitoring of design workload, as well as overseeing individuals’ personal development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary design oversight across multiple projects, including co-ordination with Construction and Project Management Team/Managers, to facilitate the timely completion of design information to meet internal and external design programme targets.
  • Liaise with the Commercial and Construction departments regarding the selection and assessment of Subcontractors to ensure they are competent, qualified and capable of providing the design input required for the project.
  • Manage allocated resources within projects and produce project design programmes to assist in project resource planning across the department.
  • Ensure Design Risk Assessments are created and appropriately maintained for each project in a timely manner to satisfy CDM requirements.
  • Line management responsibilities for Project Design Engineers and CAD Technicians as agreed with the Head of Technical.
  • Contribute to the development of new product standards.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

 

The Role:

*** This role is inside IR35 and PAYE ***

  • This role is a 3-month contract to cover a leave of absence.
  • Client is looking for an experienced Windchill operator who has had experience in Windchill administration roles.
  • This is to cover CAD Administration and Engineering Administration for Windchill 11:0 and to support the Engineering team at Milton Keynes in all Windchill issues.
  • Candidates will be liaising constantly with the onsite team, leads and the Windchill team to resolve issues. This is very much a communications role.
  • Degree level experience in engineering or comparable is required.

Hours and Pay:

  • £26.15 (this is a PAYE role)
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Three-month assignment

Person Specification Essentials:

  • Windchill and Creo software knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure

Project Background:

  • What is it? - Windchill is an Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) replacing both Matrix PLM and PDM Link CAD Data Management with a single CMI integrated environment managed by a common set of processes
  • Why are they doing this? - To move PG PLM data from an obsolete unsupported Matrix application to a modern vendor supported Windchill environment with latest functionality and performance
  • When will it be implemented? - February 2019 for CPG/CGT & Q4 2020 for HHPWho will benefit from this tool? All creators and consumers of CAD and PLM data within the current PGBU Matrix PLM and PDMLink environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Engineering Data Manager to identify and rectify engineering data quality issues.
  • Analyse and cross reference engineering data between multiple sources to identify data quality issues (IT Systems and Excel reports).
  • Identify missing engineering data and propose a resolution for correction.
  • Instruct the IT support team on the required correction activities.
  • Track progress of corrective updates and validate quality issues resolved.
  • Produce regular status updates / progress reports to project team

Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of engineering concepts is essential.
  • Understand how to read Engineering Drawings
  • Understand Part and product Bill of Materials
  • Understand product and part naming terms and conventions
  • Prior operation of PDM, PLM, MRP or ERP applications is an advantage
  • Engineering / Manufacturing background is preferred
  • Good communication skills: both written and verbal
  • Good Excel skills (Macros ideally) and the ability to manage multiple large spreadsheets
  • Ability to work independent and to deadlines

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

FIRMWARE DESIGN ENGINEER

Introduction:

A Firmware Design Engineer experienced in embedded software is required to join a global leading specialist in innovative technology for the building services.

As part of their R&D Team, dedicated to pushing business forward, the role will support in the provision of design, technical support and commissioning of electronic control systems utilising the organisations brand new R&D rapid prototyping and testing facilities. 

Joining the team, you will be involved with projects from beginning to end, whilst gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience working alongside likeminded people within an industry responsible for safety critical systems.  As part of the organisations ‘employer of choice’ strategy the right applicant will be supported in providing the opportunity to develop their technical skills across both embedded and application level platforms through further learning & development.

Benefits for a Firmware Design Engineer:

  • The company offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance of 26 days (including one for your birthday)
  • Statutory Holidays
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (after a qualifying period).
  • The successful candidate would be expected to hold a full UK driving licence.

As Firmware Design Engineer your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Conceptual design, development, prototyping and testing of firmware for new electronic control products
  • Translation of customer specification into designs for electronic and control products.
  • Continuous improvement of existing products
  • Provision of technical support for both internal and external customers on both new and existing products
  • Liaison with suppliers on technical aspects of integration of new products into product range
  • Compile technical information for technical updates, CE files and product installation and operating manuals

To be considered for this role you will ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience coding in embedded C for microcontrollers (experience with Ti MSP430 and/or STM32 microprocessors would be advantageous)
  • Experience in embedded firmware development, Embedded C or C++
  • Experience of coding standards and MISRA C
  • Knowledge of microcontrollers and peripheral components
  • Good understanding of electronics
  • Defining & specifying product requirements
  • Experience of Visual Studio and C# would be advantageous

For more information regarding this Firmware Design Engineer role, please forward your latest CV ASAP.

 

APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - ENGINEERING / DESIGN GRADUATE

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Engineering/Design graduate to join a global organisation who specialise in increasing the longevity and durability of components and tools by manipulating chemical engineering. This company counts F1 teams and global aerospace manufacturers as clients.

If you have graduated with a technical degree in an engineering or design discipline and want to join an organisation with world class training and limitless progression opportunities, then read on.

What’s in it for you?

  • World class training with a global industry leader
  • Exposure to varied projects in a highly technical, engineering environment
  • A salary of £25,000-£28,000
  • A quarterly bonus (which has been paid every quarter this year so far!)
  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays, so 33 in total)
  • BUPA healthcare (after probation)
  • Critical illness cover
  • Genuine progression opportunities with potential to change function / business unit (this role has come up because the previous
  • Applications Engineer has been promoted!)

Based in Milton Keynes, the Applications Engineer is responsible for a variety of tasks - here is a snapshot of what this role entails:

  • Engaging with customers to understand their requirement from a technical perspective
  • Translating this to the various design and operational teams internally
  • Quoting and pricing works
  • Assisting in the design of processes for applying longevity-giving materials to surfaces
  • Providing feedback to the client on progress / any challenges
  • Keeping all internal stakeholders in the loop with progress
  • Project management of the project from customer engagement, through inception and design until finally handing over to operations for full scale production

Within this role you will deal with lots of different challenges, and no two days will be the same. You will spend the first 3 months on short secondments around all divisions of the business to understand and learn exactly what the business does so that you are fully prepared and trained by the time you start working with customers on projects.

The Applications Engineer works on projects from Formula 1 to aerospace, from defence to nuclear and everything in between.

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

*You must be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this position and you must be a commutable distance from Milton Keynes or be willing to relocate to this area.