Senior Product Development Engineer

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
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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