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R&D Mechanical Engineer

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    Building Services, Engineering, Mechanical

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Warby

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Job Title: R&D Mechanical Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £DOE + Bonus Incentive Scheme

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire

Industry: (Fire Sprinkler Industry)

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client who are a leader in innovative fire protection solutions for multiple industry sectors. A specialist Engineering Solutions provider with a world class reputation for Smart Tech solution selling, to blue chip companies globally. Due to continued growth we require an in-house R&D Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic engineering team.

We are seeking a talented R&D Mechanical Engineer to assist with the design and testing of our range of products. In this role, you will be working closely with the existing R&D team, including our Electrical Engineer to create functional design concepts, test existing designs, and oversee the implementation of development projects.

This is very much a hands on research and development role with your time being split between the office and the production shop floor.

  • Meeting with business management, marketing, and the R&D team to discuss product ideas.
  • Working closely with the R&D Electrical Engineer.
  • To provide an excellent level of support for both colleagues and customers from the conception of a product right through to customer service for the end user.
  • Conducting market research and evaluating similar products and their functions.
  • Collaborating with the engineering and marketing department on product feasibility.
  • Redesigning existing products to enhance functionality or reduce costs.
  • Creating design projects and specification sheets.
  • To work to relevant engineering codes and standards, as well as best practice.
  • Update existing drawings and complete built drawings where required.
  • Presenting product designs to management and stakeholders.
  • Overseeing the engineering of product prototypes.
  • Testing prototype products for functionality, ease-of-use, and longevity.
  • Be proactive in resolving quality and technical issues in a practical capacity; such as those arising from customer returns, component changes/faults and procedural alterations. 

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or mechanical engineering, or relevant field.
  • 3+ years' experience as an R&D engineer.
  • Advanced analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Possess a high level of motivation to embrace new projects and responsibilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical engineering.
  • Marketing and design experience preferred.
  • Proficient with computer design software including AutoCAD.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Ability to translate design concepts into physical objects.
This position is an excellent career progression opportunity and we are offering a competitive salary and other benefits, to include a pension scheme, death in service benefit (payable after 6 months in employment) and we participate in the cycle to work scheme.

Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!