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Senior Development Engineer

Senior Development Engineer

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Hernshead Recruitment

Senior Development Engineer
About the position:
I have a great opportunity to join one my clients, they were created to bring extraordinary technology to the marine market. With a growing team and the drive and backing of a billionaire entrepreneur the business is perfectly placed to deliver innovation, fantastic new products, and the reassurance of superb technical support during a lifetime of ownership.
Main Responsibilities:

  • To improve the Product Design through experimental techniques
  • Plan and manage the DVP activities
  • Develop the Outboard alongside current and future legislation
  • Where in house facilities are not available for a particular test, procure the relevant service at an external provider
  • Lead the product development activity in-house and externally at suppliers / Engineering Service Providers
  • Specify and install appropriate instrumentation based on test requirements
  • Lead the Root Cause analysis of any Test Incidences, using a structured 8D process for problem resolution
  • Working closely with the Design Team to deliver targets
  • Make sure all outboards successfully pass all Functional, Durability and Reliability testing and ensure that the Performance Targets from the Functional Requirements Document are achieved
  • Author technical reports from the test activity as evidence to support the Engineering Sign Off documentation
  • Produce Test and Development status reports to the Leadership Team
  • Responsible for competitor benchmarking
  • Keep abreast of technological developments and make recommendations to the business that impact the Product Route maps and in-house test facilities
  • Justify any capital investment for in-house test facilities

Previous Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years in Propulsion engineering. Automotive as well as Marine experience will be considered.
  • Ability to understand technical issues
  • Focused approach with results orientated; ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to communicate externally & internally at all levels, with focus on technical items
  • Always Operating with full integrity
  • Relationship builder
  • Process driven
  • Worked in a Small, Medium Enterprise (SME) and can demonstrate the ability to ‘roll their sleeves up’ and personally get things done as part of a small team

Personal Attributes:

  • Integrity is paramount
  • Team player, comfortable with supporting, and accepting support from colleagues
  • High energy to drive results with enthusiasm and pace
  • Willingness to travel, when necessary
  • Determination to achieve overall results required
  • Excellent organisational & planning skills
  • High level of IT and technology skills to allow data analysis and effective communication of results
  • Ability to work independently and safely
  • Ability to make informed decisions
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
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£50000 Per YEAR
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