Research and Development Technician


Our client are a Design & Manufacturer who produce Pumps operating across the world in some of the most challenging environments and demanding of projects, who due to continued growth are looking to add a R&D Technician to their highly successful team.

Main responsibilities includes;

  • Assembly of new products (prototypes) and sub-assemblies using preliminary drawings & 3D models from Engineering.
  • Identify and record any mechanical & electrical issues which could impact the production line.
  • Complete all test validations plans related to existing and new products.
  • Communicate with production & engineering teams to ensure the products meets its final specifications and can be assembled as expected.
  • Assist the production team with resolving problems.
  • Ensure warranty returns are dealt promptly and write finding & failure mode reports.
  • Maintenance of equipment and tooling when required.
  • Technical training of production staff, and overseas customers as required.
  • Always adhere to QHSE procedures

Experience and qualifications:

  • 2 year minimum as an Engineering Technician.
  • Experience with reading 2D engineering drawings.
  • Experience with centrifugal pumps, diesel engines and electrical systems.
  • Proven experience to complex problem solving.
  • Good communication skills with ability to present technical expertise to customers & directors.
  • Knowledge on electrical wiring and sheet-metal fabrication.

Benefits & Package;

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme (with quarterly and annual elements paid)
  • 24 days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing Annual Leave entitlement with long service
  • Pension scheme (Contributory Salary Sacrifice)
  • Supported personal and professional development.
  • Wellness Programmes
  • On site parking

Commutable locations:

Andover, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Salisbury, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Winchester, Southampton, Guildford, Slough

If of interest please contact our engineering Manager Dylan on email OR call on 01865 257 455.


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Job Information

Job Reference: NE047JG_1656929080
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Bonus
Salary From: £26000
Salary To: £31000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Eastleigh, Hampshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: "Research" AND "Development"
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