Product Development Engineer



£33,000 – £38,000 (DOE)

Are you a Development Engineering looking for a great opportunity to join a progressive organisation?

This is a varied role covering all aspects of product testing, value engineering, product design and evaluation of new or existing products. This Developer will specialise in the Network solutions part of the business and will be working predominantly on duct, access chambers, covers and other Network Solutions products.

The role of Product Development Engineer will be based within the research and development department at Loughborough and will involve working closely with all other departments within the business.  The ideal Product Development Engineer will have a minimum of one year’s project experience within a product development and testing environment with experience of composite materials (Specifically SMC & DMC) and will have a passion for continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities Product Development Engineer:

  • To undertake development, testing and design projects in line with NPD objectives
  • Carry out CAD drawings to a high quality and standards
  • To critically and accurately undertake product testing and evaluation, generating high quality test reports
  • To understand and work to project briefs with the ability to develop/work to a project plan by liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with the quality and standards department with regards to product certification and testing
  • Maintain appropriate records at all stages of the product development project
  • Comply with the departments ISO 9001:2008 procedures
  • Proven ability to undertake design projects

Personal specification Development Engineer:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design Engineering or similar
  • Good IT skills
  • Experience with CAD design packages (Solidworks or similar)
  • Experience in process planning
  • Able to prioritise workloads and multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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