Development Engineer
Posted 1 month ago - Expires in 27 days

Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
Permanent Full Time
£30000 to £35000

Position: Development Engineer

Sector: Heavy Manufacturing

Location: Sheffield

Salary: up to £27,591

Shift Pattern: 37.5 Hours/Week


Nicholas Associates (Engineering, Manufacturing & Technical) are recruiting a Development Engineer on behalf of a major heavy forging company in the Sheffield area.

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The Role


Our client is currently looking for a highly motivated individual to support the R&D activities within the group. The successful Development Engineer will be working on a series of activities on R&D funded projects. The successful applicant will work closely with the technical departments. Applicants are expected to have a good working knowledge and practical expertise in the fields of metalworking and computer simulation. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics or Science.

• Operate hardware and software as required for extensive computer simulations to evaluate forgings and castings integrity.
• Write reports, papers and interim reports to contribute to and support the work of the Research and Development Group.
• Carry out experiments to support technological development
• Operate lab equipment to support validation and mechanical testing.
• Collaborate with the different company areas to tackle development projects.
• Support with administrative department.


The Company

• Forging and manufacture of high integrity forgings for applications in the power generation, rolling and offshore oil and gas industries.



The Package

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week.

Contract Type: Permanent - Staff



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Key words: Sheffield, Rotherham. Barnsley, Doncaster, R&D, Development Engineer, R&D projects, technical departments, metalworking, computer simulation. Degree, Engineering, Physics, Science