Research & Development Engineer
Location - Watton
Working Hours - Monday-Friday
Salary - £26,000
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research & Development Engineer to for a leading global organisation to develop new and exciting ideas within the renewable and electrification sectors.
Our client design and manufacture heating and control solutions used across hazardous and harsh environments and are looking for a driven design engineer that can offer fresh, new ideas along with an eagerness to turn those ideas into products and solutions.
The role will be joining up with the R&D Engineering department which is currently undergoing a major transition from the oil and gas industry and into renewables. Your role as Research & Development Engineer will be to take a range of products through all stages of development and launching new products or product ranges for multiple clients.
Essential Skills & Experience as a Research & Development Engineer:
Experience working within engineering and/or project management experience within a manufacturing-based role
Ability to work either alone or as part of a team to work on both individual and group projects
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to develop concepts into manufacturable solutions, troubleshoot problems and alter concepts into a workable design to be built and tested
Advanced CAD user with knowledge of one of the following: CREO/Inventor/Solidworks
Good knowledge of materials and processes for mechanical and electromechanical manufacturing
The ability to present to groups and communicate across different area's of the business where required
Able to react to feedback, and engineer amended solutions that exceeds previous concepts designedDesirable Skills & Experience as a R&D Engineer:
Previous work in a research and development environment with knowledge of the methods for NPD and R&D
Relevant academic qualifications in engineering or a similar relevant field
Knowledge of three phase systems for electromechanical equipment (such as motors, pumps and generators) up to 15kV
Understanding of both mechanical and electrical engineering systems