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Development Engineer

Job Title: Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 959074_1551440873
Contact Name: Giles Churchill
Contact Email: giles.churchill@omegaresource.co.uk
Job Published: March 01, 2019 11:47

Job Description

Development Engineer

Mechanical/Actuators/Electrical/Assembly/Tooling/Fixtures

My client is designs and manufactures of specialist equipment and is a solutions provider for people or organisations which require complex care. They are a market leader in their field with ambitions to grow. They are looking for a Development Engineer work closely with the Technical Director to develop new products and to maintain the engineering documentation of existing products.
The company is looking to develop a range of new products and to drive continuous improvement into the existing product lines through feedback from the field. New product development for the company will be through in-house resources and the engagement of sub-contractors.
Main Functions & Responsibilities
*Control the Engineering Change database and organise reviews of the status of open change requests.
*Develop capability on SolidWorks (SLD) to support Engineering changes to products in production.
*Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for the purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards as NPIs.
*Create and maintain drawings within the database including detail and assembly drawings.
*Understand and maintain legacy spares, time period, level of spares necessary, manage slow moving stores area to service this action.
*Responsible for creating PDF format drawings and adding them to SAP, ensure issue status is correct and then create build structures within SAP with the Production Scheduler.
*Provide technical data and images for marketing, create these images for posters and brochures.
*Maintain field technical instructions and documentation
*Detail design of new product developments
*Work with Supply Chain and Production engineering to manufacture prototypes and first pre-production units
*With the Technical Director get sign off from Sales, Supply Chain Management & MD for commercialisation of each new product before handover to production
For more information on the role please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource on 01453 829794 or 07966 971648

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.