Research Engineer

Our Client;

We are proud to be working alongside a global leader within cold chain solutions who specialise in delivering pharmaceutical products safely using their bespoke packaging solutions, who due to massive growth are looking to appoint a Research & Development Engineer to their growing R&D team.

The Role;

  • Research materials and identify suitable new materials to support innovation within new product development.
  • Prepare and conduct laboratory tests using approved processes, equipment and materials to analyse & evaluate data, report results and advise on suitability and application of new materials.
  • Utilise Thermal Simulation software to develop and model, assessing material properties and simulate thermal packaging system performance.
  • Design and qualify innovative insulated packaging solutions to meet specific customer and/or market applications.
  • Preparation of technical documentation to required standards; to include:
  • Test reports
  • Engineering Memos
  • Validation / Qualification Protocols and Reports
  • Material and Product Specifications
  • Performance Summaries
  • Technical Drawings
  • Provide technical product support to customers and colleagues.

Skills & Experience Required;

  • Science or Arts based Degree in Thermal Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Design Engineering, Product Design, or Industrial Design and Packaging Design
  • Experience with Thermal Simulation software applications would be highly advantageous.
  • Experience in a packaging design, development or testing environment with a keen interest in New Product Development would be advantageous.
  • Industry experience, circa 2yrs
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office & CAD Software / 3D Modelling

Benefits & Package;

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Holiday
  • Bonus

If this role sounds like of interest then please feel free to get in touch with Dylan the Engineering Manager here at Planet Recruitment

Commutable Locations;

Royal Leamington Spa, Coventry, Birmingham, Worcester, Kidderminster, West Bromwhich, Stratford Upon Avon, Solihull


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