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  • Ref: DT365

Product Development Engineer - Cathedral Appointments are currently looking for a Product Development Engineer to join a well-established manufacturing business based just outside of Tiverton. 

Product Development Engineer responsibilities include...

Key Responsibilities of a Product Development Engineer:

  • Working with R&D engineers and cutting edge machinery to progress concepts and prototypes to full manufacture.
  • Development, verification and qualification of electronic designs in accordance with relevant standards through external certification and testing where appropriate.
  • Assisting with mechanical and software aspects of product development, including testing.
  • Design and fabrication of test equipment for product development, testing and manufacture.
  • Design for manufacture including Production Process Failure Mode and Effects analysis.
  • Investigating field and production issues, implementing any necessary changes.
  • Supporting product development lifecycle gate reviews.
  • Maintain a “state of the art” knowledge of new technologies that apply to our client’s products through research and training.
  • Involvement in developing and continuously improving our client’s Quality Management System product development lifecycle processes and procedures.
  • Continuous improvement of existing products.

Product Development Engineer requirements include...

Key Requirements of a Product Development Engineer:

  • Qualified to a degree level in electronic engineering or closely-related discipline.
  • Robust PCB layout and schematic capture skills, with experience in CAD simulation packages.
  • Experienced in component selection, justifying circuit design by analysis and reliability testing.
  • Overall product design and design for manufacturability experience.
  • Excellent communication, report writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to learn and grow within a fast-paced engineering environment.
  • High voltage electronic design desirable.
  • Lean manufacture, including 5S and Six Sigma desirable

The role of Product Development Design Engineer is a challenging and rewarding role offering strong personal career development. You will be incorporated into a positive multi-disciplined team working to produce cutting edge technology and engaged at all stages of the product development lifecycle.  Due to the location of the role, it is essential that you have access to your own vehicle. You will also be required to work from our client’s Bristol facility as required.  If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please get in touch with Dan Toze at Cathedral Appointments as soon as possible. 

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