Product Development Engineer

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: £DOE
Location: Glasgow

Closing date: 04 November 2016
Job ref. no.: Alba 18_10_16

Product Development Engineer

Alba Ultrasound is an award winning company with a growing international reputation at the forefront of the underwater sonar industry, built on a proven track record of innovative design and consistently superior production. More specifically, we are a specialist, High Technology Company engaged in the bespoke design, development and manufacture of ultrasonic array transducers for both military and commercial markets.

We are seeking a creative, experienced, hands-on engineer to work within a small multidisciplinary engineering group.

Key responsibilities

  • Development of manufacturing processes and prototypes in support of all in-house new product development.
  • Identification and implementation of creative solutions to provide process & technology improvement within the business.
  • Creation of manufacturing instruction documentation and production support.
  • Initiate and drive process and quality improvement programs to eliminate manufacturing issues across all areas
  • Technical evaluation of new manufacturing processes, equipment & techniques.
  • Materials testing and characterization.
  • Identification of new suppliers and sub-contractors.

Preferred Skills:

  • Educated to HND level within an engineering discipline
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar technical role.
  • Must have a track record of manufacturing/process development and improvement projects
  • Experience of electrical / mechanical assembly
  • Experience of tool design (assembly) using Solidworks 3D design package
  • Ability to operate in a team environment.
  • Experience of working in high value, low volume organisations

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