Research & Development Engineer – Construction

  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Staffordshire
  • Posted 5 days ago
  • £28000 - £32000 per annum
  • 00043906
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As part of continuing growth, an excellent position has arisen for either an experienced Research & Development Engineer, or suitable Design Engineer from a sheet metal, steel manufacture or similar background, to join a successful UK Technical / R&D Team of a highly reputable and industry leading manufacturer who deliver high quality products and services to the major players within the Construction industry.


Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Birmingham, Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Hinckley, Lichfield, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, Staffordshire, Sutton Coldfeld, Tamworth, Water Orton


  • £28K – £32K DOE
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus statutory)
  • Life Assurance + Pension
  • Early Friday finish
  • An integral role in the development of innovative products for an International and industry leading company


As the successful Research and Development Engineer you will be A welcomed new resource to the UK Technical Team responsible for increasing product and development activities and provide strong customer technical support.

Key duties:

  • Management of multi-faceted projects – research and development (new systems, and applications) new products (NPI), Product Certification and some Legislative
  • Engineering analysis and calculations
  • Development of new products
  • Provide product technical support to customers and company sales staff
  • Provide engineering support to company production department
  • Creation of 2D and 3D production and marketing drawings as required


The ideal Research and Development Engineer will be an ambitious, and self-motivated Research & Development Engineer, or suitable Design Engineer from a sheet metal, steel manufacture or similar background with:

  • Product design and/or research and development and customer service experience within the construction or building industry
  • Design experience in structural or mechanical engineering timber, steel or masonry
  • An engineering discipline degree (e.g. structural or mechanical engineering) – desirable
  • Good project management and problem solving skills
  • An innovative and creative approach to product development
  • Excellent organisation skills and able to communicate at all organisational levels
  • Good IT skills (AutoCAD and Inventor – advantageous)
  • Ability to to work well under pressure, in a logical manner to strict deadlines


To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us. 0116 242 3601 and ask for Caroline Alves

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a “refer a friend” reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500.

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