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Date Added: Fri 17/11/2023

Development Engineer

Hempsted, GL1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £30000 - £32500/annum see job details

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a leading manufacturer of bespoke material solutions servicing a diverse range of industry sectors, we are looking for a Development Engineer to join their team.


* 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

* Private medical cover.

* Extensive training and career progression opportunities.

* Life insurance.

* Good pension scheme.


* As a Development Engineer you will manage the delivery of engineering projects within the composite products business unit from conception through to production, this will include solution development, preparation of enquiry responses, de-risking activities, validation activities, product ionization, development projects and improvement projects.

* The successful candidate will become the business expert for assigned projects and work as part of a wider team of specialists offering task management and expertise in the field of composite engineering projects, contributing to exciting industry projects.


* Lead the delivery of engineering projects including enquiry responses & development projects.

* Manage the development of new products and processes.

* Specification & execution of test programs for development and validation of new products

* Supporting the business development team with on-site visits, customer calls and event attendance

* Acting as a point of contact for suppliers, customers, sister sites and internal departments

* Become the technical expert in the business for assigned projects.

* Definition of internal and external test programs to enable characterisation of new grades.

* Occasional UK travel likely, infrequent overseas travel possible.


* Qualified in a relevant engineering discipline.

* Awareness of material science and engineering principles.

* Well organised and comfortable completing multiple projects concurrently.

* Experience in technical writing of reports.

* Experience of preparing technical summaries, proposals and presentations - desirable

* Experience in a similar role - desirable.

* Familiarity with composite materials- desirable.

* Excellent attention to detail and enjoy working in a procedure driven environment.

Key Words: : “Development Engineer”, “Project Development Technician”, “Project Engineer” “Composite Materials”, “Aerospace”, “defence” “CAD”, “Automotive”

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we will only contact successful applications that meet the requirements of our client job brief. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

For all UK job positions work seekers must be eligible to work and live in the UK

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