A leading worldwide provider of specialist instrumentation into a niche market are now looking for an experienced Development Engineer to join their existing engineering research and development function within their operation in West Sussex.
Reporting into the Technical Director, the successful individual will be responsible for new product development as well as the re-engineering and modernisation of existing products that range in size, complexity and value.
This will include:
Performance and technical evaluation of existing products
Consistently scrutinise manufacturing and product assembly
Performing mechanical, electrical/electronic and software tests on all products
Generate product approval test plans and create test reports
Design and build custom test rigs and fixtures
Data analysis and reporting
Provide regular management updates and reports to senior management team.
The successful individual will be degree qualified within Mechanical Engineering, Physical Science or a related subject and be able to demonstrate at least 2 years commercial experience of working within a product development or similar capacity within engineering; and has included the evaluation, investigation, performance testing, analysis and reporting on products.
Individuals must also be proficient in the use of 3D CAD software preferably SolidWorks as well as analysis and simulation tools such as MATLAB, ANSYS or similar.
Consideration will also be given to entry level Graduates within a related subject who have had an industry placement as part of their degree course.
This position is offering a salary in the region of £27,000 - £33,000 + 5% bonus, 23 days holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan and flexible working.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and forward thinking business with a unique leading edge product range; be heavily instrumental in the development of both new and existing products to support the further growth of the business.