National Product Development Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Job Reference: 00000870-1
  • Date Posted: 2 February 2021
  • Recruiter: IhON People Recruitment
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  • Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We will consider overseas applicants. 

We are looking for experienced individuals with a mechanical background; also there is the opportunity to progress your career in this role.  


Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification or experience.
Ability to work autonomously.
Good fabrication knowledge and knowledge of BS and EN design code requirements for structural design.  
Cad skills in AutoCAD and Inventor are an essential requirement for this role as well as fabrication and assembly knowledge and an appreciation of different material strengths and grades available, along with structural design ability. 
Formwork and falsework knowledge would be an advantage but is not essential.
It will be an advantage to have at least 10 years’ experience working in a Mechanical Engineering and /or a Product Development environment. 
Mechanical Engineering and fabrication knowledge is seen as essential to carry out this role.

Role & Responsibilities:

Development of new product ideas for rental and sale markets and production of manufacturing drawings to ensure good quality, safe, robust and economical products.
Development of components and improvements based on customer requirements.
Development of special formwork designs for sale as special fabricated designs.
Production and Calculations based on current codes to support the developments.
Production of QA procedures to ensure suitable high standards and correct tolerances are achieved and maintained in manufacture and maintenance of products.
Inspection of new products.
Testing of products as required.
Travel will be required to all UK and overseas offices to maximize product opportunities and ensure a high level of product quality is achieved and maintained.