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Engineering Operations Officer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Ref: DT 428

Cathedral Appointments are currently seeking an experienced Engineering Operations Officer to implement a test and development plan for an innovative technology-led company in the farming industry. The company are building prototypes that need testing on farms and the concepts implemented into design briefs for engineering designers to build pre-production prototypes. The engineering team is based at the office in Exeter and this post is suitable for someone with experience of test and development to product launch with a commercial network.

The company require a generalist practical engineer or product designer capable of working with hardware and software designers to build and test prototypes in the UK and Italy. Initially a hands on role, with extensive UK and some international travel it is expected that the right person for this role will take a leadership role as the company grows.

Engineering Operations Officer responsibilities include...

Job Responsibilities:

•             Taking existing designs and testing them in the field

•             Liaising closely with the software team building the data architecture

•             Working with the design engineers to validate and test the prototypes

•             Working with sensor manufacturers and veterinarians to optimise data outputs

•             Reporting to the board at regular intervals

Engineering Operations Officer requirements include...

Required Skills and Experience:

•             Experience in engineering development to launch of new technology product

•             Practical ability to fit and run newly designed equipment

•             Ability to identify faults in prototype equipment and find solutions

•             Communicate through dialogue and documentation of faults and fixes

•             Software implementation ability

•             Software development experience would be highly beneficial

•             Experience in engineering documentation

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative new business with exciting growth plans. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and share options in a growing company. For more information on the position and how to apply please send an up to date CV or get in contact with Dan at Cathedral Appointments.

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