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  • Job reference: RMS0204276

Senior Development Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
* Working in a multi discipline product design team to create sensors and analysers to measure properties of water and gas.
* The work will include areas such as: sensor design, product design and evaluation.
* The ideal candidate will have a scientific background and experience in sensor development.
* Responsible for designing, building and testing analytical sensors and instrumentation, within a team of multi-disciplined engineers and scientists.
* Working in a multi-discipline product design team to create sensors and analysers for water and gas applications
* Work closely with Product Management to identify and anticipate customer/market/legislative demands for new products/solutions. Consider all aspects of life cycle management (installation, service, end of life disposal).
* Understand key technology options from established and emerging competitors.
* Innovate new products using new technology/new manufacturing processes to deliver additional value for customers
* Identify and manage IP risks and opportunities.
* Work within framework of the gate model to ensure projects are robustly reviewed and delivered to cost/quality and time objectives
* Innovate own designs from specifications and consider user input when developing designs
* Design experiments and create test regimes to evaluate design prototypes
* Test products to certified standard methods
* Carry out field testing of prototypes
* Work with suppliers to produce production quality components
* Work with other departments for the procurement and manufacture of mechanical assemblies
* Ensure the renewal of the design infra structure. Maintain and improve the design procedures and practices.
* To be aware of all Health and Safety regulations and Environmental issues and to take them into consideration when carrying out tests.

* Innovation of new product design
* To ensure testing is carried out accurately.
* Designing from concept through to a manufacturable product.
* Meeting the specification and costs targets required
* Effectively communicate results to team members.

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:
* Master od PhD in chemistry, physics or a related subject
* Deep knowledge of electrochemical measurement techniques
* Proven track record in analytical product design
* Experience of testing to certified standards
* Identify any issues with a design, and the ability to troubleshoot issues successfully.
* Aptitude for problem-solving
* Self-motivated and able to demonstrate attention to detail
* Able to effectively communicate results to wider team.
* Able to demonstrate knowledge of safe laboratory practices and procedures.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in optical measurement techniques
* Experience in end-to-end product development

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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