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Design and Development Engineer


Tyne and Wear

Salary Negotiable






Company Description

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Create, develop and maintain files for new product developments within tight timescales and agreed stage-gates.  Working with varied client inputs, design constraints and approval criteria, produce all programs required for the manufacture of prototype, sample and production parts.
  • Have electrical knowledge and can lead in the design the company products whilst working closely with the Technical Manager. 
  • Create artwork for both internal and external needs.
  • Support the Technical Manager in the Production of any required technical documentation to allow BOM’s to be created and maintained.
  • Provide advice on manufacturability of new products to both the Sales Department and Technical Department. 
  • Offer guidance on manufacturing limitations and best practices.
  • Develop products from initial drawing to production ready stage.
  • Supply the Quality Department with full scale checking drawings and provide technical advice where necessary.  Support in delivering of Quality metrics, both internally and externally.
  • Communicate with customers and Suppliers for new tooling as and when required.
  • Visits to customers will be required as / when necessary.
  • Be a technical lead in continuous improvement and optimisation activities across both manufacturing sites.
  • Champion R&D activities from concept to completion within the Technical Department.

About You;

  • Ideally be Time-Served/Degree qualified within a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Previous experience within a Development Engineer position or similar.
  • Experience within a variety of software packages, such as, Rhino 2D & 3D, Adobe Illustrator, Siemens SolidEdge 2D, Intermac InterCAD & Edge.
  • Experience within a Development Engineer/R&D/Design Engineer position.
  • Experience within manufacturing/production/engineering previously.
  • Ideally possess an understanding/knowledge of electrical design and products.
Job Specification

MTrec’s New Career Opportunity;

Our client is a true North East success story within the regional manufacturing sector. The company is a privately-owned business with a proud heritage of developing, manufacturing, and supplying a range of highly specialised high-quality products to a true blue-chip international customer base. The company operates from a well-resourced production facility located in the heart lands of Tyne and Wear, with significant investment in new state of the art technology and product innovation with a skilled workforce aiming to provide their customers with the best service available on the market. The company is now entering a new and exciting phase of development.

They are now looking to strengthen their R&D/Technical department within the business by recruiting an experienced Development Engineer as soon as possible.

You will be joining a great North East business with a strong history, a fantastic leadership team who have a clear forward-thinking vision, and the role offers a secure positive future.