Senior Product Design and Development Engineer

Recruiter
Kleboe Jardine Ltd
Location
Dunfermline
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
09 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a growing, market leader in cabling and connectivity systems based in Fife. As a result of being acquired by a global leader in network connectivity systems in 2015, the company is now the new European Headquarters for the group and works with customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

A shift in focus from Sales and Marketing to Product Development and Engineering has led to a number of new roles being created within the engineering team presenting a unique opportunity to join a manufacturing facility at the forefront of R&D.

The role of Senior Design and Development Engineer will report to the Design Manager and will join a small tight-knit team. The position will be responsible for driving leading edge and competitive design, product development and quality of specific product ranges for LAN/Optical environments.

All in all, the company are looking for an ambitious and driven individual who can bring energy to the team.

Some responsibilities are mentioned below:

- To provide professional engineering and expertise to the business that will deliver new products and assist in driving improved right first time levels across our current product ranges.
- To drive and develop innovative products in line with regulatory requirements.
- Developing and implementing the product specification.
- Managing the development process for the product range including the full and final reporting of and development activity.
- Provide technical support for the factory.
- Working closely with Manufacturing Engineering and the Manufacturing unit to assure that the product range is within the manufacturing capability of the factory.
- Development and co-ordination of product quality/ control plans including defining test requirements.
- Management of failure rates within the factory to reduce exceptional scrap levels.
- Manage the design verification process for the product range.
- Co-ordination and implement product cost reductions without jeopardising product quality.
- Ensuring the product range remains compatible with connecting hardware.
- Ensuring that the product range remains compliant with the required international standards and other legislation such as RoHS, etc.