Development and Reliability Engineer

Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary/Rate:
£40,000 - £53,900/annum c£53,900, £49k pa + up to 10% bonus

Development and Reliability Engineer

Job title: Development and Reliability Engineer

Location: Manchester/ Field based

Salary: Up to c£53,900 pa. Up to £49,000 per annum + annual up to 10% annual + vehicle + pension + other benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading name within the coffee industry as we are seeking a Development and Reliability Engineer to be field/ Manchester based. Salary up to c£53,900 pa. Up to £49,000 basic per annum + annual up to 10% annual + vehicle + pension + other benefits

Requirement

Develop the capability and reliability of products whilst reducing the capital cost through:

•           Collaborating with Platform to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new propositions

•           Contributing to the technical design, development, and test of concessions and associated peripheral equipment

•           Defining, performing, and documenting the test of machine software, components, and concessions.  Pro-actively proposing fixes for technical issues based on robust logic and validating performance through re-test

•           Defining, launching, monitoring, and reporting on appropriate field trials to verify and validate new designs and changes to designs

•           Proposing and evaluating innovative opportunities to improve the customer and consumer experience

•           Developing engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other issues that affect operations and customer experience.

•           Optimising in-service machine reliability through proactively identifying and mitigating any potential failures

•           Providing Technical Support to Field Operations, Training and helping personnel

•           Developing and maintaining internal and external stakeholder relationships

Design and Development

•           Working with Line Management to manage and maintain an action log, agreeing priorities and delivery dates with stakeholders

•           Improving the reliability of all concessions through driving Continuous Improvement activities

•           Contributing to the development of existing concessions

•           Pro-actively suggesting opportunities for capital cost reduction and/or reductions in cost per cup

•           Fabricating prototypes to test concepts following the Change Control process for implementation and embodiment of changes to build standard

Test

•           Working with Line Management to manage and maintain an action log, agreeing priorities and delivery dates with customers

•           Identifying appropriate tests to verify and validate new designs and changes to designs (scale, parameters to monitor, frequency of monitoring, duration of test)

•           Performing tests covering all machines in CE portfolio as required, including hardware, software, GUI, telemetry, mechanical, payment systems, drinks menu, etc.

•           Pro-actively making recommendations for development and further test, following initial assessment

•           Following the Change Control process for implementation and embodiment of changes to build standard

Field Trials

•           Working with Line Management to manage and maintain an action log, agreeing priorities and delivery dates with customers

•           Defining appropriate field trials to verify and validate new designs and changes to designs (scale, parameters to monitor, frequency of monitoring, duration of trial)

•           Supporting field trials at customer and/or partners premises, as required

•           Following the Change Control process for implementation and embodiment of changes to build standard

Innovation & Insight

•           Propose and evaluate innovation opportunities to improve the customer experience. e.g., speed of drinks dispenses

•           Pro-actively offering new technologies and solutions to technical issues

•           Working with suppliers and partners to enable innovation to be implemented

•               Investigating quality issues and implementing mitigations and fixes

•           Working with Original Equipment Manufacturers and Platform to ensure that the Machines Performance at optimal level

Desirable Knowledge

•           Engineering fundamentals – systems, mechanical, hardware, software, test, data transmission, telemetry, etc.

•           Test Equipment fundamentals

•           Passionate about coffee

•           Lean Six Sigma

•           Project Management Basics

Desirable Skills

•           Champions our values of passion, trust, warmth, and courage

•           Obsessed with growth and customers

•           Focuses on driving results with pace and striving for highest quality in everything they do

•           Use of Microsoft Office Suite

•           Data analysis & Report Writing

•           Problem solving/fault finding

•           Planning & organisation

•           Effective communication and attention to detail

•           Health and safety

Desirable Experience

•           Mechanical Assembly

•           Educated to degree standard in an Engineering discipline or appropriate experience in lieu of a degree (at the discretion of the hiring manager)

If you feel this role to be a strong match for your skills and experience we look forward to hearing from you.

Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
DAR14
Job ID:
215572225
Applications:
Less than 10

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