Product Development Technician

Product Development Technician

Responsibilities

Build Specific

Supporting our engineers during the design phase to ensure ease of manufacture / assembly / test.
Procuring of build materials to ensure components arrive on time and to the correct quality level
Visiting suppliers prior to & during manufacturing to check status (Capability / timing / quality).
Carrying out basic goods inwards inspections.
Controlling stock levels to ensure we have adequate materials available to support the build activity
Machine small parts such as assembly aids using manual lathe & milling machines.
Assemble products at our facilities, whilst completing build and test records ready for review by the team.
Arrange for finished products to be packaged ready for dispatch
Carry out necessary maintenance, upgrades or repairs as required

On occasion, visit a customer facility to support the installation and testing of our products.
Support test and validation activities on a range of electromechanical components/systems

General

Maintain a clean and tidy workshop that can be readily shown to Customers
Be responsible for EHS in the workshops
Arrange for re-calibration of selected equipment as required.
Maintain an adequate set of tools for our product development activity
Maintain a schedule of work going through the workshop to ensure that future build needs are anticipated and expected.

Profile of Candidate

Essential Experience
Minimum 5 years experience manufacturing environment, with time spent in new product development / prototype build
Excellent practical aptitude
Good problem solving skills
Time served tool maker, or considerable practical experience of manual machines.
Intermediate PC skills

Preferred Experience
Electric motor build experience in a manufacturing environment
AutoCAD, Solidworks or similar
Experience of LABView
Awareness of 5S

Essential Qualifications
ONC / HNC qualified
UK Driving Licence

Salary
£22k-£30k depending on experience

Location: Sheffield

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