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  • Job reference: RMS0193879

Development Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/05/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Reporting into the Global R&D Manager, you will work in conjunction with teams across America and Europe and be responsible for supporting design in driving products into production and manufacture.

You will essentially act as the link between design and production, supporting both departments in issues with product design or production including any tooling issues etc.

This will include the following:

* Oversee and drive the development of products from design phase into production and mass manufacture
* Oversee product testing, to ensure optimal performance and suitability of products
* Work closely with tooling teams and production engineers to ensure feasibility in product manufacture
* Support Senior R&D Engineers and R&D Manager in driving continuous improvements and development projects.

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of HNC in Mechanical Engineering Discipline
Background of working with a hands-on production or development role
Knowledge of design lifecycle, with experience of implementing design into production being preferable.
Understanding of manufacturing process including sheet metal, machined parts and injection moulding.
Knowledge of 3D CAD would also be preferable.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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