Heating Systems Development Engineer

SL-770.N32
  • £32000 to £35000 Per: annum + Benefits: Individual Performance Related Bonus up to 2% of salary Up to 3% matched pension contributions 23 days holiday (rising to 28 wit
  • Honiton, South West,
  • Permanent
Product Development Engineer Engineer

The Company:
An innovative Development and Quality Engineer is required by this expanding heating systems company to maintain and further develop their existing and new products and systems.  This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who can offer a technical understanding of theoretical and practical mechanical and electrical systems.  This is a breakdown of the day to day role:
Quality Control existing product improvement: 35%
New product innovation/ development of new low temperature, low carbon solutions: 25%
Documentation updates (Adobe Illustrator & InDesign): 25%
Material cost down work (finding cheaper alternative items): 10%
2D/3D CAD design work: 5%
Full training will be given, but the ability to test and tailor systems will be essential.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to project work as defined by the company’s New Product Development (NPD) programme and strategy whilst coordinating individual projects as required
  • Investigate possible manufacturers/suppliers for partial or complete product supply
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of products and processes by highlighting weak areas and proposing improvements
  • Carry out product/performance testing where required
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that schematic system design drawings are correct whilst ensuring the correct practical application of engineering theory as it relates to UFH, heat pump and solar thermal system design calculations via the company design software.
  • Generate or proof-read technical literature as required
  • Assist with product training across all departments of the company as required
Preferred Skills:
Engineering Graduate (ideally Mechanical but some Electrical skills would be useful).
Detailed technical understanding of theoretical and practical mechanical engineering, preferably fluid mechanics and/or heat pumps and solar thermal systems
Excellent understanding of applied mathematics
Excellent ICT skills, ideally some understanding of programming in relation to engineering and a 3d drawing package

Personal Attributes:
Accuracy and attention to detail
Good verbal, presentation and written communication skills
Independent self-starter able to work in a cross-functional team environment
 
Associated Benefits:
Individual Performance Related Bonus up to 2% of salary
Up to 3% matched pension contributions
23 days holiday (rising to 28 with tenure) plus bank holidays
10% membership discount for LED leisure
Working Hours:
8.30am-5pm Mon-Fri
Sarah Lane Permanent Vacancies Manager 01392 423301

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