Research and Development Engineer

Recruiter
Perpetual Engineering
Location
Crewe
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Feb 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Research and Development Engineer – Permanent – Crewe

The Company

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a well-established and fast paced engineered precision product supplier. Our client is a leader in industrial product design and new product development with their products technology is used in all areas of industry including chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental, water, waste, and oil and gas. With multiple manufacturing sites and companies in over 27 countries, the offer services from R&D design through to after sales. This remains a key site for innovation and product quality.

The Role

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Responsible for the new design, analysis and development of new products

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Improving current product and process of production/engineering of the company product range

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Work as part of the R&D team on new product development projects including feasibility analysis, technology assessment of current state of the art pumps and compressors, design drawings and models, calculations, assembly and testing of prototype pumps and compressors

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Follow the time plan of developing new product design in best quality and the budget assigned by the R&D Manager to achieve the milestones agreed within the Busch corporate new product creation plan and strategy

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Make design changes to optimise existing pumps and systems

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Carry out the main functions of introducing new product to market by supporting product management and sales with all necessary performance test data and literature of models and drawings to launch the product within the time assigned

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Assembly and testing of prototype products

The Person

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Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar)

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2D and 3D modelling using Solidworks (or similar package)

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CAE for solid (FEA) and fluids (CFD)

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CAD & CAE analysis and produce drawings

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Mechanical Design using CAD system and design calculations

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Skills in using CAD & CAE analysis and produce drawings

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Willingness to learn

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Can do attitude

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Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

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Proven problem solver

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Innovative / Creative

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Ambition with plenty of drive and self-motivation

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Influential leadership style is important

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A professional attitude with a dedicated work ethic

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Confidence is crucial with the ability to take responsibility and make decisions in a fast pace environment

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