Research & Development Engineer

An established manufacturing engineering company in the Lancaster area is looking to recruit a permanent Research and Development Engineer.

Specialising in system integration, electronic, software and mechanical design, the Company are looking for a Research and Development Engineer to help research, analyse, design, develop and deliver to its customers with the best economical solutions for embedded systems (mostly ARM) and PC (Windows and Linux).

This role would ideally suit someone with 5 years’ experience or a programming degree (or related discipline) and 2 years’ experience in full development cycle. A background in software/hardware development and maths is desirable and a firm understanding of research and concept propagation is essential.

The Role:

As a Research and Development Engineer you will be responsible for:
• Assisting in initial project concept and specification capture.
• Researching software, systems, hardware, technologies and processes to achieve project specifications.
• Analysing potential technology solution options, providing technical advice and feedback on findings.
• Combining your systems, software, hardware and prototyping knowledge and experience to provide initial product design and specification to the engineering team for initial development.

Using your adept and concise verbal and written communication skills to:
• Produce design specifications.
• Convey product design, complex processes and research to other project stakeholders.
• Provide technical advice and act as a conduit for customers, internal staff and directors where required in your technical role.

Learning and understanding the Company’s product range and future intentions to:
• Give best advice on utility and potential markets for products and applications.
• Integrate future plans into new product designs to increase compatibility, utility and reusability of new products in the future.
• Investigate, analyse and advise on potential markets and adaptations to increase utility and usage of existing product ranges.
• Keeping abreast of new and emerging technologies which may benefit the company.
The Offer

As a Research and Development Engineer you will be offered:

• A competitive salary
• The opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in a niche market for a growing company.
• Fantastic location with free parking and the ability to work remotely and on client sites.
• Competitive pension scheme
• Fantastic career opportunity – the company looks to promote from within
• Great working environment

To apply for this position, please attach your CV to the advert and then call Ben or Gareth on 01902 21 27 58 to discuss this role in more detail.

Inside Right is an employment agency acting on behalf of a client partner.

Skills Required

5 years’ experience or a programming degree (or related discipline) and 2 years’ experience in full development cycle. A background in software/hardware development and maths is desirable and a firm understanding of research and concept propagation is essential.

Qualifications Required

5 years’ experience or a programming degree (or related discipline) and 2 years’ experience in full development cycle. A background in software/hardware development and maths is desirable and a firm understanding of research and concept propagation is essential.

Rate of Pay

£30,000.00 – £35,000.00 per year

Job ID – IR193

  • Full Time
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