JOB TITLE: R&D Engineer


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Crawley
Job Reference : 11657AH Job Category : Science and Research
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 26/06/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

R&D Engineer Exciting chance to lead new product innovation for a world leading engineering company. Crawley £35k - £45k (dependent upon experience) We are recruiting for an R&D Engineer to develop pioneering products for a highly-innovative, global engineering company based in Crawley. The organisation are recognised as a world leader in their sector and aim to continue to designing and manufacturing their ground breaking products through continual investment in their R&D program.


Job Description

Job Title: R&D Engineer
Exciting chance to lead new product innovation for a world leading engineering company.
Location:Crawley
Salary:£35k - £45k (dependent upon experience)

The Opportunity
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an R&D Engineer to develop pioneering products for a highly-innovative, global engineering company based in Crawley. The organisation are recognised as a world leader in their sector and aim to continue to designing and manufacturing their ground breaking products through continual investment in their R&D program.

The Role
As the R&D Engineer your role will be to design, develop and test new, cutting edge engineering products related to the UV lighting industry. Main duties of the R&D Engineer role will include:
*developing an excellent level of existing product knowledge including assembly, installation, control and troubleshooting
*design and assist the engineering team with assembly of new products
*conducting a variety of bespoke experiments to assess technical performance
*assisting in the setting up of new manufacturing processes
*managing the purpose-built engineering laboratory
*maintaining data records
*analysing experimental data using MS Excel
*presenting findings to internal and external stakeholders, site visits may be required

The Candidate
As a successful R&D Engineer applicant you must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline and be able to show previous demonstrable experience in a similar research and design role, ideally within a lighting or UV manufacturing environment. A knowledge of electrical or mechanical assembly and general manufacturing principles would be of benefit if you're applying for the R&D Engineer role.
This is very much a hands-on role and you'll be on the shop floor, interacting with the product and Engineers on a daily basis.

You will need to be analytical and methodical with excellent MS Excel and Word skills a good, working knowledge of AutoCAD products would be viewed as highly advantageous. As interacting with other internal teams and external reporting will be a key part of the R&D Engineer role you should have strong communication and organisation skills.

The Package
£30k - £40k (dependent upon experience)
Pension
Private healthcare
Life assurance
Increasing holiday entitlement with length of service
Increasing company pension contribution with length of service

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Reference: 11657AH


Job Keywords

R&D research development design technical engineer manufacture manufacturing product light print UV technology design experiement analysis measure statistic report record Crawley



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Science and Research recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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