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Product Development Engineer - (Coatings/Abrasives)

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    Atherstone, Warwickshire

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    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Christina Tatlow-Emms

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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I am currently looking for a New Product Development Engineer to join my client's organisation. A global manufacturing business in Abrasive Systems, we are looking for a new Product Development Engineer to help develop and commercialise, new and modified abrasive products as a key component of the division and strategy.

Job Responsibilities

*Plan, execute and complete abrasive product development programmes, of major importance to the European Abrasives Systems Division business, within agreed timelines.
*Innovatively apply and extend the use of existing and new abrasive technologies.
*Lead Commercialisation activity in relation to assigned product development programmes.
*Maintain a flow of significant technical contributions, such as, material / product / process innovations, that lead to both successful patent publications and commercialisation of proprietary products.
*Develop an extensive contact network - technical, manufacturing, engineering, commercial - to facilitate successful and timely commercialisation of product developments.
*Develop an extensive understanding of abrasive related technologies, applications and key market segments to anticipate and recommend significant future new product opportunities.

Knowledge & Skills
*Self-motivated, enthusiastic and tenacious team player.
*Creative and Innovative.
*Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
*Knowledge of coating technologies and/or electrochemistry desirable.
*Knowledge of fine particle handling technologies.
*Experience of Product Commercialisation desirable but not essential.

*PhD in a Physical or Chemical Science or Engineering discipline preferable but not essential if candidate has appropriate experience.
*Achieved a minimum 2:1 degree in a Science or Engineering discipline.
*Valid UK driving licence preferred but not essential.