Development Engineer to 45k

Recruiter
About Solutions Recruitment
Location
Brighton
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum excellent benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Development Engineer to contribute to the design and support of precision engineering products involving hydraulics, some CFD & control. This job will focus on the design, development and engineering of new mechanical engineering systems and working in a small but dynamic team of like-minded individuals. Strong background in Engineering / Physics is required.

Responsibilities include:

* To provide engineering input including concept design and drawings, prototype design and testing
* BOM management
* Provide engineering support to manufacturing
* Rationalisation of existing products and component parts
* Development of new and existing products from design, manufacturing and value engineering consideration
* Preparation of technical information for standard and new products
* To work closely with members of other departments and external suppliers
* To actively develop your skills and technical knowledge including taking part in on or off the job training
* To pro-actively communicate and work with members of your own and other departments to ensure standards of service to end customer are achieved
* Work closely with department lead in achieving business objectives

Requirements:

* Degree in a mechanical engineering or similar numerate subject (Mathematics / Physics / Science) backed up with commercial experience in this area
* Good communicator
* Strong problem solving skills. The ability to write reports/complete paperwork accurately and legibly
* The ability to plan and manage a varied workload and have a pro-active and flexible attitude
* Sound commercial and demonstrable experience in engineering design
* Excellent CAD skills in a major CAD program

Additional experience in any of the following would be highly beneficial:

* Fluid dynamics and hydraulic component knowledge is highly desirable
* Electrical / Electronics & associated controls software

With a desire to make a real difference and take ownership of the engineering project the Development Engineer must be committed and enthusiastic. Ideally, will demonstrate a passion for engineering both in and out of work. Hobbies involving engineering would be a good indication of passion for this area