Senior Development Engineer

Job title : Senior Development Engineer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Whitstable, Kent
Sectors :
Salary : £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2167_1579531178
Contact name : Nick Biddle
Contact email :

Senior Development Engineer

  • £35-38k
  • World Class Design & Manufacturing provider
  • Leading activities to support Engineering & Operations

We currently have a superb opportunity for a Senior Development Engineer to work for one of the UK's most respected manufacturing businesses based on the coast of Kent.
Purpose of the role:
To design, develop and deliver commercial product solutions whilst providing customer service excellence across product development delivery.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing technology development activities, including proof of concept trials, development and qualification activities
  • Leading product development activities from concept through to customer acceptance
  • Project management of product development activities in a thorough and effective manner to ensure; on time delivery; projects are managed to budget; developing and maintaining good working relationships with customers and suppliers, and; ensuring a smooth handover to Production
  • Representing the company in product development meetings with customers both on and off site
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Supporting Operations to ensure the smooth implementation into series production of developed product; by contributing to the resolution of production problems and/or the introduction of new production processes

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant Engineering qualification e.g. HND/HNC/Degree
  • Proven experience in a Development Engineer role
  • Knowledge of mechanical design principles
  • 3D CAD experience (SolidEdge 3D CAD, FMEA Packages, PM tools e.g. MS Project
  • Good communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.
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