Are you a Mechanical Engineer looking for a challenging, varied and interesting role in Research and Development? You will get the opportunity to use and develop your skills in an environment that can be fast paced and challenging, you will get to travel to their other sites (including Holland and Germany) and have the autonomy to stretch your skills and make your mark. The company are leaders in their field with manufacturing operations distributed globally. This is an excellent chance to join a company who are continually growing and looking to invest in their employees, driving their career forwards along with them. The company is well-established and have long since been a permanent fixture in their area. They have a couple of roles in their department so this could suit someone who is very early in their career but looking for their next challenge, or someone who is very experienced but would like a role where they can flex their skills and work in a friendly team, for a local company. The main crux of the role is to develop new and existing products and technologies, managing/assisting with development projects across the company. Contributing to and sometimes leading product development projects, identifying new technologies and proactively finding ways to improve existing products. You may get to speak at Seminars to help develop the brand and complete research studies. You will also be involved in site visits to review products and concepts, supporting customer services with technical solutions to application issues. You will obviously be involved with various design calculations, including interpreting engineering standards and creating complex spreadsheets for use of the wider design team. Identify new technologies and proactively find ways to improve existing products. Aside from an interesting role, you would be joining a stable and growing company, a role with variety and challenge, opportunity to travel, working in a Global Product team, specialist training, free parking, half day on Fridays, 25-days holiday, Christmas shutdown, friendly/flexible working environment. They are looking for people who are passionate, like a challenge, love coming up with new ideas and are entrepreneurial in their approach. You would also need:- Degree in Mechanical Engineering Able to demonstrate experience of product development process Able to influence designs and product improvement initiatives Some experience in an industry associated with metal fabrications, light and heavy gauge etc. / electro-mechanical products, or mechanical assemblies. Some knowledge of AutoCAD Inventor 2010 would be advantageous but not essential Please send your CV or contact Tracy De Pass on for more information. FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.