Product Development Engineer

Recruiter
Aspect Resources
Location
Morpeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
1224732999
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Development Engineer

Location: Ashington, Cramlington, Morpeth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East, Gateshead, South Shields

Salary: 35-45k Circa

The Client: A major manufacturer within the Oil & Gas sector (also supplying other industries)

The Role:
Business Contribution:
  • Development of new products and features integrating mechanical and electronic elements.
  • Bridging electronic and mechanical engineering functions, providing systems integration capability.
  • Design of standard and non-standard product in compliance with the design procedures and standards provided.
  • Production of accurate drawings, reports and calculations.
  • Presentation of design details to internal and external customers.
  • The incumbent may be required to travel occasionally as part of their duties.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Clean-sheet development of new products and features for the next generation of products, progressing through to medium volume manufacturing.
  • Participation in DFMEA and DVP&R.
  • Testing prototype products in-house testing facilities to produce robust and reliable products that represent a significant technological step forward.
  • Working within a highly-skilled multidisciplinary team.
  • Cost efficient and safe design and development of standard and non-standard products.
  • Carrying out and check design calculations to satisfy all aspects of design integrity in compliance with company design procedures and external design codes.
  • Compile the necessary technical documentation to fulfill contractual requirements, quality procedures, design codes and statutory directives.
  • To adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • The incumbent may be seconded to other engineering teams to meet business demands.

Required Capabilities
  • Degree in electronic engineering, mechatronics or similar subject.
  • Demonstrable experience working with bolted joints, pipelines, flanges or other large fabrications.
  • Demonstrable experience developing products which combine electronic and mechanical systems for volume production.
  • More than 5 years of work experience, post degree.
  • English language spoken and written
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design, motion control
  • Electronic and mechanical systems integration.
  • Prototype development
  • Testing
  • Report writing
  • Ability to troubleshoot electronic control systems and a thorough understanding of mechanical engineering principles.
  • Proficient in the use of electronic or mechanical 3d cad systems and experience working with cross-disciplinary engineering teams on complete product designs would be an advantage.
  • Thorough understanding of electro-mechanical systems, sensors, data acquisition and hydraulic systems.
  • Proficient with MS office applications, word, excel, outlook.
  • Strong analytical skills and a natural aptitude for fundamental engineering principles.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with clients and peers at all levels.
  • Ability to manage priorities and handle multiple tasks successfully.
  • Must be able to work in front of a personal computer for long periods of time

Examples of industries which may provide the required type of relevant experience are:
  • Robotics
  • Electric vehicle control
  • Complex consumer products
  • Industrial control systems

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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