Senior Product Development Engineer

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The client based on the South Cambridge/Hertfordshire border is seeking a Senior Product Development Engineer to lead the development of product extensions & new product developments.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven ability to direct cross-functional development teams as a Systems Architect while also taking a hands-on approach to solving complex electro-mechanical design challenges. Close liaison with customer development partners, Product & Project Managers will be an essential element of the role to ensure that products achieve both technical & commercial success.

There is 10-15% travel associated with this role outside the UK, predominantly Germany and potentially a couple of US trips per year for about a week at a time.

Experience/Qualifications

They are looking for someone with a number of years' experience (ideally over 8+ years) with either MSc in Mechanical Engineering, 2:1 Oxbridge degree or a 1st from a recognised University and have a number of patents registered.

Extensive, proven experience in a relevant industry with a track record of delivering products that achieve cost, quality & sales targets.
Demonstration of the delivery of innovative & novel design solutions.

A broad based knowledge of:-
Electro-Mechanical product development
Mechanical/Electrical & Systems Engineering.
Sensor technology
NPI processes
Have effective oral & written communication skills.
Commercial awareness.
A team oriented style of working, preferably within multi-site & multi-national teams.
The successful candidate will have multiple granted patents for mechanisms or products using electro-mechanical technology.
Knowledge of bioreactors design and/or crossflow filtration would be a distinct advantage.
https://www.polytec.co.uk/jobs/30448/senior-product-development-engineer.html

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