Job vacancy - Senior Development Engineer

Position: Senior Development Engineer
Reference: acsAsde
Location: Herne Bay
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

A market leading, global, interconnect specialist in the design and manufacture of high-quality precision components for harsh and demanding environments such as Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Marine, Nuclear and Defence.

Poised for further growth and investment, we are now seeking to recruit a Senior Development Engineer who will help deliver unrivalled levels of excellence. The successful applicant will be responsible for designing and developing interconnection solutions to meet customer needs.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leading product development activities from concept through to customer acceptance
  • Managing technology development activities, including proof of concept trials and development and qualification activites
  • Project manage product development activities in a thorough and effective manner to ensure; on time delivery; projects are managed to budget; good working relationships with customers and suppliers; a smooth handover to Production
  • Representing the company in product development meetings with customers both on and off site
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Support Sales to ensure timely and effective response to customer enquiries
  • Support Quality in investigations, corrective actions, assessments and process improvements, where appropriate to new product developments

Essential Qualities Include:

  • Engineering qualification to HND/HNC or Degree level
  • Proven experience in a Development Engineer role
  • Experience working within a leadership role
  • Customer facing experience
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of mechanical design principles
  • 3D CAD experience and knowledge
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications

ACS are recruiting for a Senior Development Engineer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Senior Development Engineer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Senior Development Engineer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Senior Development Engineer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Senior Development Engineer role you desire.