Senior R&D Engineer - Gas Seals

Recruiter
John Crane
Location
Slough
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excellent opportunity for a senior engineer to get involved in a high level consulting role by providing technical guidance on design and development of next generation of Gas Seals for turbomachinery equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide technical guidance on the Gas Seal product range both internally and externally in collaboration with other technical specialists across the globe

  • Achieve delivery of new Gas Seal products on time and within budget. Obtain signoff of the development stage-gates
  • Develop and implement clear plans for new products and enhancements in co-operation with product marketing where appropriate
  • Manage and monitor the testing of seal designs, whether as part of product development or for customer-specific tests
  • Leadership / supervision / training and mentoring of engineering development team members
  • Potentially deputize for the department head - represent R&D senior management as required
  • Deliver high-level technical presentations to both internal and external customers at all levels
  • Lead root cause investigations for field units and prototype testing
  • Prepare material and other relevant product specifications for internal and external use
  • Create new or update existing standards to control design criteria, application of products, and procedures
  • Generate ideas for innovation projects and guide / execute projects per technology development process
  • Support the transition of a product from development into production
  • Guide and support operations teams as required
  • Assist marketing with design, performance, and application criteria on existing designs or product enhancements
  • Liaise with the global Gas Seal customer support teams, both technically and commercially
  • Additional duties and responsibilities based upon local business / departmental needs

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Engineering degree (Mechanical, Industrial, or similar) or overseas equivalent
  • Extensive Engineering experience within Automotive, Turbo Machinery or Rotating Equipment
  • Ability to provide technical direction for New Product Development
  • Oil and Gas industry knowledge is required
  • A genuine interest in developing innovative products

About Us:

John Crane is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of products and services for the world's process and industrial markets. With a history that stretches back over 95 years, our company has progressed from its roots as a packing manufacturer to become a world-leading supplier of mechanical seals, seal support systems, power transmission couplings and packing. Our recently expanded product portfolio ensures customers now benefit from a genuinely integrated offering that includes specialized filtration systems, advanced hydrodynamic bearings, measurement and analysis technologies and artificial lift products for the oil and gas industries.


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