Assistant Chief Engineer

Recruiter
Diamond Search Recruitment Ltd
Location
Ashford
Salary
£60000/annum
Posted
20 Jul 2021
Closes
22 Jul 2021
Ref
2060228557
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Diamond Search Recruitment are delighted to be representing our client, a leading and well established design and manufacturing business. Recruiting for an Assistant Chief Engineer, this role reports directly to the Chief Engineer and R & D Manager and represented a rare and exciting opportunity Main Purpose of position To act as deputy technical lead to the department working alongside the Chief Engineer, ensuring projects progress along the correct technical path taking advantage of new relevant technologies where appropriate. The role: ·Work as part of a multi-disciplined international project team with the ability to work using one’s own initiative. ·Provide concept designs from marketing requirements. ·Produce clear, concise written documentation. ·Assist business development department assess the feasibility of projects and help to structure project plans that aim to deliver the project in a competitive timely manner. ·Assist in formulation and ensure implantation of R&D procedures and standards. ·Technically validate proposals. ·Input to departmental strategic plans. ·Provide in-depth understanding, analysis and development of specific technology. ·Liaise with our clients to agree specifications ·Participate in design reviews. The ideal candidate: ·Smart appearance with good communication skills, able to represent the company to clients. ·Solid experience in either a Senior Systems or Design Engineering role, including hands on experience in three or more of the following subject areas; electronics, firmware, software, robotics, optics, fluidics and mechanics. ·First class analytical, design and problem solving skills, able to “blue sky” concept design. ·Technically up to date with current processes and componentry. ·Have experience of taking instrumentation through every phase of the product development lifecycle. ·Capable of encapsulating requirements in written form and generating well considered concept design architectures. Degree – Engineering, Electronics or Physics. ·Phd, Masters or 2:1 and above degree ·Should demonstrate an understanding and be competent in all disciplines (e.g. Electronics/software/mechanical design). ·High level of competence in 2 or more of the following; Engineering Design and Analysis, Project Delivery from concept to production, Technical Supervision, control systems, Optics, Thermal analysis, Instrumentation ·Specialist Technical Courses. ·5 years in relevant industry in systems design/development environment (3 years as responsible Systems Design Engineer). ·Wide experience of dealing and interacting with clients, vendors, consultants and engineering design teams ·Expert usage of design tools. ·An understanding of British and International regulatory standards for instrument design (61010/FDA/60601) ·Familiarity with an R&D environment and its procedures. .Fluent in both written and verbal English, ability to write reports. Apply today Diamond Search Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in regard to this vacancy

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