Design and Application Engineer

Michael Page Technology
23 Jun 2022
29 Jun 2022
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time

Create and modify design of products and equipment and contribute with own ideas to identify and implement innovative products and solutions.

Client Details

One of the world's leading engineering companies which helps customers to use electrical power effectively and to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable way; provides value-added solutions in robotics, machine and factory automation and has around 20 locations in UK.

For the 2nd year running has been recognised as a Top Employer in UK.


1. Technical and scientific proficiency and leadership
Demonstrates good technical proficiency in own competence area. Performs a variety of technology/engineering assignments, demonstrating ability to recognize problems and provide input to solutions. Documents work and contributes to written reports for area.
2. Technology direction
Keeps informed of strategic plans and performs activities in line with current direction.
3. Innovation and creativity
Contributes to R&D projects with own creative ideas. Proposes follow up projects and activities and implements creative ideas based on customer needs.
4. Projects, processes and tools
Works as a reliable R&D project member and has the capability to be work-package responsible, applying a structured way of working.
5. R&D context
Gathers information about relevant ABB products and technologies in order to achieve efficiency in own R&D activities and develops an understanding of technical drivers and customer value. Provides consulting services to business operations and customers.
6. Knowledge transfer
Participates constructively in working teams. Offers assistance to co-workers. Consults team members and senior colleagues to gain information and knowledge.
7. Network and visibility
Participates in networks in own area including relevant Engineering networks in order to further knowledge in targeted area of expertise
8. Intellectual property (IP) and risk management
Has a good understanding of IP strategies and competitors' patents in relevant targeted business areas.
Actively works to identify and mitigate risks in research and development (R&D) projects and activities.


Degree qualified in an engineering discipline.
Experience in a manufacturing environment preferably an electro mechanical industry
A Willingness to learn new skills and apply knowledge to product design and development

Individual contributor using in-depth knowledge in a specific area to execute complex or specialized projects/challenges often thinking independently to challenge traditional solutions.
Comprehensive knowledge of related disciplines in the organization.
Works independently, applying established standards and instructs other professionals where applicable.
3 years' experience in a multi-disciplined engineering or design team.
Knowledge of international standards

Job Offer

Great salary

Career progression

Flexible work - Hybrid