Product Development Engineer

Pure Staff Ltd
Redditch, UK
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Pure Staff are currently recruiting for an expereinced Product Development Engineer for a growing business in Redditch.

Main Responsibilities:

Research and development of New Products for the company which are pertinent to its customer base.
Undertaking research to check the application coverage of existing products to ensure the company has the most up-do-date information.
Supporting the marketing of the company's products by assisting with the production of demonstration rigs, action shots and video of tools being used.Main Duties:

Locating and using Aftermarket/OEM published information to compile company records to assist and support maintenance of existing product information and new development projects.
Liaising with existing trade contacts and finding new ones to enhance the company's ability to keep abreast of what is happening in workshops and assist with research on particular tooling requirements. All trade contacts should be recorded within appropriate company records along with as much supporting information as possible including all notes from interactions with such contacts.
Maintaining an awareness of new vehicles in the market, in particular, technical developments regarding the use of tooling in the servicing of such. All information should be kept recorded and filed within appropriate company records.
Maintaining an awareness of the competition in the marketplace through online research of websites, social media and subscription services. All research work should be recorded and noted within appropriate company records.
Finding appropriate vehicle parts to assist with tool design and testing. This work will include ensuring that any purchases required to be made by the company are checked against other market options to ensure the best value for money. The role will include possible collection of such parts using the company van, and preparing them for the work which will be required of them on arrival at the company.
Being responsible for both the testing of all prototype tools on vehicle parts obtained and brought to the company workshop or by visiting trade contacts and observing such work being done by them.
Helping with the creation of user instructions by ensuring we have photographic images and a clearly written usable procedure General Principles of the Role

You will be expected to have an NVQ Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair qualification or similar, with experience of working in the motor trade.
You will be expected to have a clean driving license.
You will be expected to be proficient in the use of all Microsoft software packages as well as having good all-round skills when using a computer and other electronic devices.
You will be expected to communicate in a clear, understandable and considerate manner with your co-workers, company directors, customers, suppliers and any other members of society with whom you may interact whilst undertaking work for the company at all times.
You will be expected to have at least GCCSE grade C or an equivalent qualification in English Language.
The company endeavours to improve its productivity at all times and you will be expected to help with this by highlighting any efficiencies or improvements that could be made in your area of the businessIf you are interested in this position, please apply with an updated CV, or call (phone number removed) and ask for the Industrial team
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