Senior Product Development Engineer

The client based on the South Cambridge/Hertfordshire border is seeking a Senior Product Development Engineer to lead the development of product extensions & new product developments.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven ability to direct cross-functional development teams as a Systems Architect while also taking a hands-on approach to solving complex electro-mechanical design challenges. Close liaison with customer development partners, Product & Project Managers will be an essential element of the role to ensure that products achieve both technical & commercial success.

There is 10-15% travel associated with this role outside the UK, predominantly Germany and potentially a couple of US trips per year for about a week at a time.


They are looking for someone with a number of years' experience (ideally over 8+ years) with either MSc in Mechanical Engineering, 2:1 Oxbridge degree or a 1st from a recognised University and have a number of patents registered.

Extensive, proven experience in a relevant industry with a track record of delivering products that achieve cost, quality & sales targets.
Demonstration of the delivery of innovative & novel design solutions.

A broad based knowledge of:-
    Electro-Mechanical product development
    Mechanical/Electrical & Systems Engineering.
    Sensor technology
    NPI processes
Have effective oral & written communication skills.
Commercial awareness.
A team oriented style of working, preferably within multi-site & multi-national teams.
The successful candidate will have multiple granted patents for mechanisms or products using electro-mechanical technology.
Knowledge of bioreactors design and/or crossflow filtration would be a distinct advantage.

[ Royston, Hertfordshire, Salary to: £75,000 | vacancy reference : 30448 ]

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