Research & Development Engineer

Resource Group Worcester
£35000 - £39000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: R&D Design Engineer Salary: £35000 - £39000 pa Location: Manchester THE COMPANY A Mechanical Engineer is required for a leading manufacturer of high-pressure pumps for the oil and gas industry based in the North West. They specialise heavily within the industrial and mining industries and have offices and manufacturing sites globally. You`ll work within the Engineering Team and contribute strongly to the design and support of high-pressure pumping products and systems. This job will focus on the design, development and engineering of new pumps and pump systems used in the mining and industrial segments. DUTIES -To provide engineering input including concept design and drawings, prototype design and testing, BOM structures, GA drawings, P&ID`s, PDF construction and compilation of technical training programs. -Rationalisation of existing products and component parts. -Development of new and existing products from design, manufacturing and value engineering consideration -Product improvements for lower material, lower cost and improved reliability. -Preparation of technical information for new products. -Provide technical assistance for service and warranty issues -To manage all related project files & manuals. -To work closely with members of other departments, coordinating fast and accurate responses to ensure the highest standards of customer service. -To be actively responsible for your own and others` health and safety. -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 customers and business objectives are achieved. SKILLS and REQUIREMENTS Essential Experience - -Hydraulic and mechanical engineering design, preferably on rotating equipment -Creating and delivering innovative engineering solutions -Solid Works CAD skills to a good/high level -New product development and R&D projects Desirable Experience - -Minimum of five years` experience working in a design department or similar engineering environment. -Understanding of fluid power systems -Design of hydraulic pumps and/or valves -Understanding of variable speed drives and motors -Design to ATEX, IS, MA, PED and CE standards -Design experience with medium/heavy engineering -Mining and/or oil and gas industry experience -Experience of vehicle engine design -Experience of working with / in China Qualifications & Skills - -Degree / HND / HNC in a relevant engineering subject, ideally Mechanical Engineering -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. TO APPLY Please contact Joe Matthews at Resource Group either by telephone: [Phone number removed] or email: [Email address removed] Resource Group are acting as an employment business/agency in relation to this vacancy.
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