Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer / Engineering Solutions Design Engineer

We have an incredible vacancy for a solutions-focused Design and Development Engineer. The role takes customers problems or requirements and turns them into engineered solutions. As our client are project led, no 2 projects are the same. The company specialise in solutions using sensors, automation and controls for applications in all environments and purposes.

We are looking for an electrically-biased engineer with a bend for designing and developing engineering solutions – cradle to grave. The successful candidate may be a recent graduate with a few years’ experience, or a seasoned engineer seeking a new challenge.

The role

  • Determine customer needs and goals for new product / solutions
  • Conceptulise new products by producing 3D CAD models
  • Reverse engineering
  • Fabricate prototypes for testing
  • Testing throughout design and development process
  • Produce product specifications and production procedures
  • Consider manufacturing processes, design tolerances


  • Previous experience in product development and engineering design to component level
  • Highly likely to have an Electrical / Electronic, Mechatronic or Control Systems Engineering degree or HNC / HND
  • Previous experience (not required) may have been as a New Product Development Engineer, Electronic Design Engineer, R&D Engineer, NPI Engineer or similar)
  • Knowledge of senors, automation, control systems is essential
  • Experience in reverse engineering
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, quality control protocols
  • 3D modelling with Solidworks, AutoCAD 3D or similar
  • Analytical, creative and able to work without tight management and guidance
  • Arduino programming knowledge (C/C++)
  • PCB design knowledge (AutoCAD Electrical, Eplan, orCAD or similar)

Applicants may have a couple of years or 30+ years relevant engineering and development experience.


  • £35K – £50K DoE
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:15-5pm, 12:45 finish Fridays

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Location Hampshire
Job titleDevelopment Engineer
Salary £35000 - £50000
Consultant James Porteous
Consultant Phone 023 9400 4726
Consultant Email
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