Research and Development Engineer

Bennett & Game Recruitment Ltd
£32000 - £38000 per annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Profile for job 56561, R & D Engineer - Product Development

R & D Engineer / Research & Development Engineer required in Cardiff for our client an award winning business that operate at the forefront of the engineering and life science sector. Their specialist technology is used globally through a number of collaborative specialist projects, all project work is based from their research and development facility in Cardiff. Currently they have a strong presence within the humanitarian market as well as renewable energy and distribution.

It is expected that the Research & Development Engineer will be degree qualified in Engineering or Science, mostly likely in Physics with a proven understanding of thermodynamics and physics based modelling and simulation or have a Product Development background focussed towards concept advancement looking at mechanical engineering components of a product.

The day to day tasks of the role will include the design, build and development of concept and prototype models taking them through test plans to ensure further development. The R&D Engineer will also be asked to produce technical sketches and drawings of concepts using SolidWorks and then able to complete model making and prototype building, assisting fellow team members with design ideas in accordance with their testing of new applications, materials, components and layouts.

An understanding of modelling and simulation with programs such as Comsol performing tests relating to the products electrical, mechanical, material, fluid flow and chemical applications.

Their products are used globally so there is opportunity to travel to various counties for research, development and testing purposes.

R & D Engineer Position Overview

* In conjunction with the CTO and R&D team developing the products and designs, assisting fellow team members with new design ideas in accordance with the results of testing of new applications, materials, components and layouts.

R & D Engineer Position Requirements

* Degree in Engineering or Science, ideally Physics or Mechanical Engineering
* Technically understanding of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and physics based modelling and simulation.
* Knowledge of Solidworks, NI LabView, Ansys CFD or Comsol would be advantageous.

R & Engineer Positions Remuneration

* Salary of £32-38K DOE
* 28 Days Holiday (INC Bank Holidays)
* Pension

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