DESIGN / DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER
Full Time Permanent
Engineer / Mechanic
Cheshire, UK
Technical/Mechanical Services
TBC
19/04/2017
VAC - 14786
17/05/2017

Description

 

THE JOB TITLEDESIGN / DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

THE COMPANY: A multi award-winning family company specialising in the manufacture of specialist agricultural machinery and supplying a wide variety of products to farmers within the UK market and around the world.

THE INDUSTRY: Agricultural Machinery

THE SALARY: Competitive salary

THE TERRITORY: Cheshire, UK

THE ROLE: This hands-on and constantly evolving role requires an agricultural engineering professional with a practical approach and a flair for design to drive forwards the development and design of the Company’s expanding product portfolio.

Duties & responsibilities:

* Design and development of new products and new ideas

* Responsibility for New Product Introduction

* Agricultural Engineering and product development work, including hands-on activities

* Overseeing the progression of new products and constantly improving production techniques

* Assistance with marketing and promoting new machinery

* Close liaison with key end users on prototype testing and ongoing product refinement

* Market research of competitor products

* Attendance at exhibitions, dealer open days, demonstration events etc

Essential Skills/Experience:

* Recognised qualification (HND or higher) in Engineering Design (Agricultural Machinery Design an advantage)

* Extensive 3D CAD skills

* Working knowledge of steel construction techniques and fabrication techniques / processes

* Ability to create BOMs

* Strong ability to relate designs to practical in-field operation and performance

* A flair for creative design processes aimed at efficiency, cost saving and weight saving

* Strong team-player mentality

* Tractor driving skills - essential

* Excellent all-round IT skills

* Experience of working on livestock farms, especially diary or beef - preferred

* Residing in, or prepared to relocate to Cheshire

GET IN CONTACT: In the first instance please forward your CV together with a cover note and salary requirements and all successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your application. Please note that all applications will be treated in confidence. Do you have a background in, or have your worked for or with Case, New Holland, Ford, Valtra, Caterpillar, Challenger, Case IH, Claas, Deutz Fahr, Fendt, JCB, Massey Ferguson, McCormick, Belarus, Hurlimann, Kubota, Great Plains Lamborghini, Landini, Same, Zetor, Dieci, Merlo, Manitou, Schaffer, Lemken, Amazone, Horsch, Mzuri, Vaderstad, Pottinger, Kockerling, Kuhn, Kverneland, Dal-Bo, Dowdeswell, Sumo, Holmer, Sands, Hardi, Berthoud, Househam, Chafer, Bateman, Agrifac, Dewulf, Grimme, Ploeger, Franz Kleine, Ropa, Asa-Lift, Biso, Allbutt, Allman, ALO, Astwell, Bateson, Bomford, Browns, C-Dax, Cherry, CTM, Cousins, Monosem, Ulrich, Vogelsang, Votex, Farmforce, Fella, Garford, Gurney Reeve, Horstine, Knight, Kongskilde, KRM, Lely, Lynx, AS Marston, Bailey, Spearhead, Claydon, Bunning, West, JF-Stoll, Krone, KRM, Larrington, Warwick, Welvent, Cimbria, Kentra, McHale, McConnel, Sumo, Teagle, Twose, Vicon, Wessex, Weaving, BvL, Trioliet, Sulky, Taarup, Chilton, MX, Reekie, Danagri, Dale, Dan-Corn, Farmgem, George Moate, Guttridge, Herbst, Fliegl, Karcher, Mitchell Rowlands, Fullwood, Boumatic, Delaval, Kellands, Landquip, Spaldings, Granit, Kramp, Martin Lishman, Miedema, MX, Nilfisk, Opico, Wessex, Guttler, GEA, Wurth, Laforge, Lucas G, Rabe, Gregoire Besson, Strautmann, Hi-Spec, Keenan, Abbey, Maschio, Port Agric, RDS, Plowman, Polmac, Leeb, Patchwork, Pentair, Hypro, Perry, RECO, Reekie, Shelbourne Reynolds, APH, AGCO, Alanco, Albutt, Alpego, Alvan Blanch, Trimble, Dickey-John, TeeJet, AgLeader, Topcon, Bargam, Briggs, Cross, Lite-Trac, NRH, Edlington, K Two, Vogel & Noot, Portek, Quivogne, Robydome, Rolland, Ryetec, Alamo, Sly, Unimog, Strimech, Storth, Team, Techneat, Tecnoma, Terry Johnson, Tillso, Tong, Toucan, Mastenbroek

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