Development Engineer - Northampton
Job Title : Development Engineer
Job Purpose : To assist in the development of manufacturing projects from initial concept/prototypes through to ongoing production volume manufacturing.
Reports to : Head of Tech Centre
Responsible for: Fixture assembly, low volume production, prototype assemblies
Close Liaison with: Customers, internal departments, suppliers.
Key Areas of Job
Low volume production. Welded / bonded and riveted assemblies
Prototype part manufacture
Manufacture of parts using manual lathes, drills, saws, milling machines.
Key Post Holder Requirements
Time Served Apprentice,
Formal Engineering Qualification
Ability to weld aluminium structures
Welding Qualification (MIG, TIG)
Read and understand engineering drawings
Understand geometric tolerances
Read and understand inspection reports
Fabrication, Machining abilities
Understand and work to a TPM program
Desirable: Ability to use CAD software, driving licence, sheet metalwork forming, brake press operation / programming. Experience of bonded assembly techniques.