Research and Development Engineer

Anthony James Recruitment
05 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Research and Development Engineer
Skipton, North Yorkshire £27,000 to £30,000

A leading specialist in the design and manufacture of machines and associated products for the medical and scientific sectors, are looking for an experienced Research and Development Engineer
due to continued growth and expansion.

Job Profile

As the successful Research and Development Engineer you will experience working for a progressive and dynamic business that are experiencing continued growth and re-investment into the most up to date manufacturing and production technologies.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experience Research and Development Engineer looking to work for a growing business with approachable management and a chance to develop and grow your career.

• Contribution to design specification build alongside commercial and manufacturing
• Transpose a design specification into a design which can then be prototyped
• Liaising with internal machine workshop, assembly, QC, and external suppliers to produce prototype parts
• Take existing designs and review them with a view to simplification/ value engineering and improve reliability as required
• Working as part of a team and on occasion on your own with minimal supervision
• Contribute to design review meetings
• Assemble and Test prototypes

Skills and Experience:
• Experience of 3D CAD, preferably Creo
• Knowledge of materials evaluation for chemical compatibility
• Experience of designing machined parts / cast parts / plastic moulded parts
• Ability to apply tolerances to mechanical designs / drawings
• Familiarity of interpretation of standards, ideally medical device standards
• Ability to generate written specifications given a sufficient design brief
• Ability to assemble and test prototypes
• Ability to generate technical reports
• Familiar with fluid flow, particularly gasses and laminar flow
• Familiar with plating processes; electro deposition and electro-less deposition
• Ideally previous experience working within the medical or scientific industry

Hours of Work:
• 8am to 4:45pm, Monday to Thursday
• 8am to 3pm, Friday

Key Skills

Research and Development, R&D, R & D, Design, Designer, Manufacture, Manufacturing, Production, Engineer, Engineering, Prototype, Prototyped, Prototyping, Simplification Engineering, Value Engineering, 3D CAD, Creo, Medical, Scientific, Machined Parts, Cast Parts, Plastic Moulded Parts, Mechanical Design, Drawings, Assemble, Assembly, Technical Reports, Report Writing, Assemble, Assembly, Test, Testing

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