Project Engineer R & D

Posted by Zebra Technical Recruitment Ltd on 24/01/2020 (16:00) Just Added

AL7, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
24/01/2020 (16:00) Just Added
Zebra Technical Recruitment Ltd

Special Purpose Machinery, R & D, Robotics, Automation, Electromechanical Engineering

The Company

Our client designs, develops and delivers state of the art electromechanical automation systems for customers worldwide. The role of Project Engineer supports the Research & Development engineering department, which develops bespoke electromechanical and automation products from conceptualisation, through proof of concept, prototyping, realisation and final implementation.

The Job

Responsibilities cover; the delivery of work packages to timescale and budget; vendor selection to identify suppliers and partners capable of supporting the delivery of system technology; management of vendors contractually to ensure deliverables are met; matrix management of internal resources; risk management; conversion of business requirements into product technical requirements; stakeholder management; presentation of project progress; project management; realisation from R & D to manufacture.

The Person

As Project Engineer you should have a good mix of the following skills, experience and qualifications;

  • An Engineering qualification, to HND or Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Good technical ability (or experience) relating to automation hardware. Experience with electronics, robotics and vision is highly preferable.
  • Hands-on site experience in installation and commissioning of equipment and systems.  
  • Proven track record in system or technical design and delivery.
  • Experience in managing project budgets.
  • Experience of product testing
  • Design variation management
  • Ability to design & propose alternative solutions when faced with project and technical barriers.


Excellent Salary, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Shares, 23 days holiday rising to 25 with service.

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