Senior Development Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Development Engineer for specification and development of new test equipment and processes to support New Product Development projects. The company is based in Huntingdon but you will also spend some time at their Cambridge facilities. Knowledge of electrical systems, a systematic approach and good attention to detail is critical to this role.


* Specification, development and deployment of new test systems
* Development of equipment and data analysis automation techniques
* Ensuring test and automation systems are fit for purpose and robust for use within a test laboratory environment
* Development and delivery of training material
* Maintenance of accurate and detailed documentation


* Very good understanding of Electronics and Electrical Systems (essential)
* Understanding of PLC systems
* Good understanding of Mechanics and Mechanical systems
* Experience in the development of mechanical, electrical and software for use in machine and/or data automation
* Experience in test engineering, reliability engineering and/or product validation (beneficial)
* Methodical and disciplined approach to engineering
* Resourceful and proactive at problem solving
* Strong technical background and willingness to learn
* Good organisational skills, able to plan, prioritise tasks and co-ordinate with the work of others
* Diligent with a good attention to detail and quality
* Ability to handle and progress open-ended tasks
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Good team player
* HND / degree in a relevant discipline such as Electrical Engineering, or relevant industry experience

The following would be an advantage:

* Experience in designing components in 3D CAD Software (i.e. Solidworks)
* Previous experience in Vision Systems or Image Scanning
* Previous experience in Inkjet technology and digital print

[ Cambridge, Salary £neg. | vacancy reference : 31558 ]

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