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Development Engineer

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/08/2019
  • Duration: 14 days
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The Role:
We are seeking a Development Engineer to continue the improvement of our Client's product offering and providing technical support to other departments. You will be supporting the design of new cost-effective products, for standard solutions designs, which will position our Client ahead of its competitors. Training new products into other departments who have an involvement in the sales and operations process of our Client.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
* Develop individual project proposals through research innovation, estimating, programming and reporting
* Manage individual approved development projects in accordance with department procedures
* As required carry out research, development, calculations and testing for product development
* Update the product data catalogue and ensure technical data sheets and user guides are updated in a timely manner
* Update maintenance and inspection procedures and ensure the engineering function is aware of current codes and legislations.
* Supervise production of manufacturing drawings using digital technology.
* Comply with relevant legislation relating to the design, manufacture and build of company products.
* Produce development proposals in accordance with the business requirements
* Comply with SHEQ policies and procedures and ensure documents / forms are kept up to date.
* Regular reporting of progress against targets to the Development Engineering Manager
* Ensure product development is produced with safe designs, schemes, method statements and risk assessments in accordance with Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
* Continuous improvement of product information including maintenance procedures, technical data and user guides

The Company:
The Company:
Our Client, a multi-award winning business in the civil engineering sector, has been in business for over 50 years and has been at the forefront of their industry throughout that time. With a reputation for excellent engineering and service they offer a complete turnkey engineered service solution that is committed to quality, safety, the environment as well as being ethical. From their numerous branches nationwide they offer unrivalled knowledge, technical skills and experience. W

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree educated in Engineering / Structural Engineering (min 2:1)
* Preferably Chartered Status of Institute of Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering
* Minimum of 2+ years of civil engineering experience in either the civil / construction sector and preferably in the Temporary Works sector
* Experienced in working with digital technology
* A full driving licence.

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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