Senior Development Engineer - West Sussex
Manufacturing Recruitment Ltd
West Sussex
16h ago

Senior Development Engineer - Shoreham

Structured approach to product development utilising FMEA, test plans, iterative design, safety reviewsetc

  • Experience of test and development
  • Knowledge of manufacturing / assembly methods and experience of working with production engineering metal cutting and machining
  • Dynamics of rotating machinery
  • Senior Development Engineer with responsibility for autonomously and proactively completing verification and validation work packages in an NPI team working on high speed rotating mechanical equipment.

    Responsible for managing a small team of DEvelopment Engineers.

    Design / verification / qualification of engineering concepts, writing reports, FMEA failure mode effect analysis, thermal evaluation, safety reviews.

    Required to create and run test programmes to identify and mitigate risks and identify and resolve performance, thermal and system configuration challenges.

    Capable of identifying and developing new design concepts to improve product capabilities or to meet performance specifications

    Skill and Experience

    Working knowledge of risk identification and management processes (FMEAs etc)

    Able to work with limited supervision, proactively working with peers and functional managers to ensure on time delivery of tasks.

    Able to create test specifications based on existing designs and performance parameters

    Capable of analysing test results and presenting data in an organised fashion

    IT literate Word, Excel, Powerpoint

    Verbal communication at all levels

    Experience in rotating machinery design

    Experience with temperature management and cooling systems

    Experience with development programmes in a stage gate controlled development environment


    Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent demonstrable skill based learning and 10 years experience working within a Technical Development Engineering role.

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