Job Title: R&D Engineer
Sector: Building & Construction, Design
Job Type: Permanent Role
Salary: Circa £30,000 to £45,000 Per Annum
**Salary negotiable on relevant experience and level**
Our client is a technology-enabled manufacturer of volumetric modular homes. They have a dedicated advanced manufacturing facility located in Foston, Derbyshire, with an impressive footprint. They are currently investing in a second factory ("F2") that will have a significant production capacity.
They are seeking a highly motivated R&D Engineer to join their Factory 2 team. In this role, you will collaborate with their technical Research & Development team, suppliers, and academics to drive the development of new technologies. You will also be responsible for supervising the product testing process for new products coming through R&D.
- Lead the effective development of new technologies and products related to modules, their manufacture, and erection, with a focus on implementation within the next 12-36 months.
- Collaborate with suppliers, consultants, academics, and colleagues to explore and develop new technical concepts.
- Support the digital team in the development of our design systems.
- Follow, contribute to, and promote health, safety, and environmental quality standards.
- Experience in developing new products/systems and bringing them to fruition.
- Proficiency in understanding technical drawings.
- Excellent IT and CAD skills.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Passion for innovation and new ideas.
- Proactive and able to take initiative.
- Good oral and written communication skills.
- Strong numerical, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.
- Sound data-driven decision-making skills.
- Ability to work well under pressure, meet demanding targets, and handle tight deadlines.
- Adaptability to ambiguity, uncertainty, and change.
- Good interpersonal and team leadership skills.
- Alignment with our company values.
What we offer:
- Competitive salary up to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience).
- 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.
- Aviva Health Insurance.
- Group Life Assurance.
- Income Protection.
- Subsidized canteen (Derby site only).
- Enhanced Group Pension Scheme, matching up to 6%.
- Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Pay.
- Free onsite parking.