Product Development Engineer

Ref No. EMP405632
Location Monmouthshire, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Product Development Engineer- Glascoed - 12 Months - £34.27p/hr LTD


Experience of product design analysis techniques (Pugh, DFMEA, FTA)

The Job

Job Description:

As a Project Engineer, you will be involved in all levels of the product lifecycle; concepts, development, testing, qualification, production and in service support. This position will be primarily based in Glascoed, Monmouthshire, however, occasional travel to other manufacturing and test and evaluation sites will be necessary.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assisting product design and system engineering activities for new and legacy products.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Engineering bills of materials for products
  • Product design and evaluation / down selection e.g. Pugh Matrices, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA).
  • Process design, definition and critical evaluation e.g. Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Process Control Plans (PCP).
  • Coordination of theoretical simulations e.g. (thermal, structural, fluids and aerodynamics).
  • Coordination of product and process empirical testing and evaluation.
  • Development and use of safe systems of work
  • Development of quality systems
  • Management of suppliers, both internal and external, to ensure that development activities are completed to time and schedule
  • Contribution to the Risk Management process
  • Life Cycle Management (contributing towards design reviews) from concept to disposal
  • Working as part of an integrated project team, including regular engagement with project management, procurement (supply chain) and operations.


  • Degree or BTEC (HNC) in a technically-based discipline (mechanical or chemical) or equivalent.
  • 5 Years development experience in the Engineering industry
  • Experience in Product design and/or test and evaluation
  • Experience in Process design and/or optimisation.
  • Experience of product design analysis techniques (Pugh, DFMEA, FTA)
  • Experience of process design analysis techniques (PCP, PFMEA)
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
  • Knowledge of munitions design and manufacture
  • Familiarity with the Life Cycle Management (LCM) process
  • A working knowledge of Systems Engineering and Engineering design
  • Understanding of project management and the ability to use associated tools and techniques
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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