Product Development Engineer

Ref No. BHN538207
Salary £35.57/hour
Location Pontypool, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Open


Product Development Engineer - 12 month contract - Glascoed - £35.57ph UMB or £26.67ph PAYE (Inside IR35)


Product Development Engineer

The Job

Our client is looking for 2 Product Development Engineers to join their team on a contract basis, to support the design and development of munitions products at their Glascoed site in South Wales.

As a Product Development Engineer you will be responsible for technical aspects of your respective programmes covering new product development, evolution of legacy products and supporting the manufacture of in-service products. Projects will cover all phases of a product's lifecycle: concepts, development, testing, qualification, production and in service support.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting product development and systems engineering activities for new and legacy products
  • Configuration and maintenance of Engineering bills of materials for products
  • Product development and evaluation e.g. Pugh Matrices, Fault Tree Analysis, Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
  • Development and use safe systems of work
  • Development of quality systems
  • Management of stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure that development activities are completed to time and schedule
  • Contribution to the Life Cycle Management Process where required
  • Contribution to the Risk Management process

What we are looking for in you:

  • HNC in a Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) discipline / working experience of product development within the engineering industry
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a proven capability in development projects, in particular system integration
  • Proven ability to take ownership, prioritise and deliver product Engineering tasks within development projects to ensure completion within agreed timescales and to required standard
  • Ability to produce high quality technical reports
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and models

Additional information:

  • Security requirements: SC

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. You must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.


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