Senior Product Design and Development Engineer

Kleboe Jardine Ltd
03 Dec 2017
09 Jan 2018
Contract Type
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.