Product Development Engineer
Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Networx
£25,000 - £35,000 depending on skills
Our client has an exciting opportunity has arisen for a competent Development Engineer to join their thriving Continuous Improvement team in Plymouth.
The primary objective of this role is to manage a growing number of new designs and development projects. As the Development Engineer you will be responsible for all aspects of the product development lifecycle from concept design through prototyping and trials to customer approval. An excellent communicator, you will liaise effectively with colleagues and work collaboratively to meet business objectives and exceed customer expectations.
Using your skills and expertise, you will initiate and drive projects through to successful production and assist in problem solving for manufacturing processes. Due to the specialised nature of this role a structured framework of development will be provided to ensure that the capability/skillset is maintained within the business to facilitate natural succession.
They are looking for a positive, proactive and self-motivated Development Engineer with the confidence to take the lead in driving and progressing projects. Qualified to degree level or equivalent in design or engineering, you will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in product design and project management in a factory environment.
Competent in the use of AutoCad and Solidworks, you will be able to produce engineering drawings to meet BS8888. Experienced in the use of EDM systems, you will have an appreciation of design for manufacture