Development Engineer

Development Engineer - Gloucester - Defence - Permanent - Attractive

A Development Engineer is required to join the Engineering Team within a market leading Innovative Technology Company that specialise Communication Systems for Military and Government Organisations.

The successful Development Engineer Lead and support Engineered solutions from initial enquiry to product delivery in accordance with business, project and customer procedures. The Development Engineer will ensure the safe, efficient and effective implementation in line with all applicable legislation and company directives.

The Development Engineer will provide hands-on support, expert guidance and to make key engineering design decisions to support delivery of innovative and effective customised solutions that meet stringent requirements.

Development Engineer - Key Responsibilities

  • Work as an integral part of the Engineering design and development team
  • Ensure compliance with UK and NATO standards
  • Support the Production, Purchasing and test teams
  • Strong understanding of implementing modern design practices
  • Ensure that designs are fit for purpose and capable of being manufactured cost efficiently
  • Engineering design authority for all new developments and product derivatives
  • Produce clear and concise design documentation
  • Create, review and approve Product Test Specifications
  • Define internal and external EMC, Environmental and Functional test programs
  • Prepare cost estimates test programs, product costings and technical response documents
  • Provide technical support and mentoring to colleagues and team
  • Maintain internal Processes & Controls to meet industry best practice
  • Make suggestions for Continuous Improvement within the business
  • Undertake regular reviews of projects to ensure adherence to requirements

Technical Skills and Experience required for the Development Engineer

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years' Experience
  • Understanding of Communications and IT equipment
  • Experienced in supporting R&D and NPI initiatives
  • Expert user of modern RF and EMC test equipment
  • Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must have good attention to detail, analytical
  • Experience in working in a regulated industry
  • Understanding of quality standards and systems
  • Occasional travel may be required to customers and suppliers

**Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the sensitive nature of the products and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered**

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Development Engineer, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

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