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Senior Development Engineer

About this opportunity

The role

We are looking to recruit a Senior Development Engineer to join the team in Shipley.  

Role Overview

In the role, you will Lead the Development Team on multiple projects to ensure delivery to required specifications and timescales. Working alongside design engineers to develop new products and equipment to achieve the desired technical brief or sales specification, you will create and control supporting technical documentation such as test results and build books and liaise with internal and external customers and contractors to achieve the desired outcomes.  

Role Criteria

Creating new test procedures to achieve the design brief, along with technical reports so that development is fed back to the design office, you will take a lead in the assembly of new machinery, developing build procedures and logging design changes as they occur.

Developing and introducing new initiatives to improve the safe working environment and carrying out Risk Assessments for project work, produce the associated documentation, you’ll adopt New Product Development (NPD) process and tools throughout projects.

The Candidate

With a formal technical qualification to degree level, or equivalent in mechanical engineering, along with practical assembly skills to a high standard, you’ll have experience operating production machinery and machine tools.

Additionally, you have a road understanding and knowledge of machinery construction and operation, along with knowledge of test equipment use and test techniques, measuring equipment, material properties, machining methods and techniques, packaging, mechanical transmission systems and hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication systems.

Package and further details

•    Bonus and pension scheme
•    25 days holiday plus statutory holidays.
•    37.5 hours per week on days.

A full and detailed role profile is available on request.  If you are interested in applying for the above vacancy please send your up-to-date CV and covering letter to Emma Johnsen (, Human Resources Department (after discussing with your line manager).  

Senior Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  1250

Shipley, GB, BD17 7AY

Functional Area:  Manufacturing
Experience Level:  Executive
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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