Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Project R&D Engineer


Job Description:

Orion Automation are currently in partnership with a Somerset-based pioneer in the instrumentation and telemetry industry who are experiencing significant and consistent growth.

As a result of this strong business growth, there is a requirement to recruit for an R+D Project Engineer to join their growing team. This is a newly created position as the company continues to go from strength to strength.

They offer clients a turnkey service to research, design, and manufacture a range of High-powered electromechanical devices, specifically tailored to perform in high-pressure and temperature environments.

The R+D Project Engineer Role:

  • Assisting in the planning and delivery of new projects.
  • Take projects from initial capture of customer requirements to field trials and commercialisation.
  • Writing of technical requirements documents
  • Review of relevant technical standards
  • Development of project plans
  • Liaison with engineers to establish timelines, costs, and risks
  • Hands-on qualification testing, including assisting customers on field trials on location
  • Troubleshooting and failure analysis
  • Writing test reports and creating quality assurance documentation
  • Working with the engineers to create clear customer documentation

Experience required

  • 3+ years project management in new product development environment
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software
  • Multidisciplinary experience across mechanical, electronics and software

Skills & Qualifications

  • BA in Engineering
  • Working across cross-disciplinary teams
  • Good general engineering design knowledge
  • Strong organisational skills including attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a results-oriented mindset
  • Technical proficiency in all MS Packages such as Excel and MS Projects
  • Good delegation skills
  • Knowledge of different materials and manufacturing technologies
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally when required

What we offer the R+D Project Engineer:

  • Salary paying up to c.£55,000 p.a doe and suitability
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Annual Bonus (historically c. 10%)
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Life Assurance.
  • Company Events.
  • Flexible benefits scheme.

If this opportunity as an R+D Project Engineer is of interest to you, don't hesitate and get in touch.

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