Inkjet Development Engineer / Product Development / R&D

27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Daniela Brazza
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Inkjet Development Engineer

Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Reports To: Senior Principal Engineer

Job Role:

Our client is the leading provider of product identification solutions in a wide range of industries including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, chemical, and aerospace. They are committed to helping customers deliver their operational objectives, and place them at the core of everything they do.

Currently they are seeking an Inkjet Development Engineer to join their team in Huntingdon, United Kingdom.

Purpose of the Position:

In this role you will be developing new sub-systems and products for industrial printing applications. Starting from the concept stage, the successful candidate will work in a team to develop working lab demonstrators prototypes and ultimately products. They are seeking a candidate who will be comfortable with methodical hands on laboratory work, whilst having a solid grasp of the background technical theory. There is scope for leadership development within the role, making it equally appropriate for graduate entry applicants or established engineers. Although relevant ink jet experience is desirable, suitable qualified candidates looking to build a career in the industry will also be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

* Investigate, develop and test new ideas to working prototype product stage.
* Set up and performance of laboratory tests and experiments.
* Creative problem solving and troubleshooting.
* Working with external experts to develop key components and processes.
* Attaining results by working collaboratively within a multi-disciplined team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

* Experience of working in a laboratory and designing experiments.
* Analytical, evidence driven approach
* Ability to apply engineering principles to get practical results.
* Product development experience gained in a high tech industry R&D environment is desirable.
* Familiarity with CAD packages such as Solidworks at a sufficient level to draught quick solutions and communicate ideas would be an advantage.


* Attitude, enthusiasm and energy to drive results
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people across all levels
* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
* Ability to work self-sufficiently and as part of a team
* Proven problem solving ability
* Effective at multi-tasking and working to tight deadlines

Experience & Qualifications

* Degree Qualified - Engineering discipline
* Experience of working in and R&D / product development environment
* Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
* Experience of project management tools & methodologies (desirable)

Here you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. They’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it’s fun! But, when it comes to the development of their leaders and associates, they’re serious. Their business is growing, and they need top talented people to keep winning.

The breadth and depth of their family of brands makes it possible for them to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Come join their winning team.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Our Client is an equal opportunity employer. They evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Engineer, Research and Development, R&D, Trainee Engineer, Senior Engineer, Engineering, Inkjet Engineer, Product Development, Research Engineer, Multi-Discipline Engineer, Graduate will also be considered for this role.