Science & Technology

R&D Welder/Technician – Exhausts

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Our client is seeking an enthusiastic R&D Project Technician for their global business. The ideal candidate will be working in an engineering environment in the motorcycle or automotive industries, but other industries will be considered. Ideally you will had had some exposure R&D projects in this environment and enjoy being involved in the design and build of new parts. You will need experience of working from drawings, preparing technical reports and being hands on with welding, CNC and operating Dyno machinery. The role is suitable for a graduate calibre applicant with a minimum of 2 year’s experience in R&D, or an experienced candidate with a proven track record in a similar role.

Your role:

  • Working closely with the Head of R&D on multiple projects from inception to manufacture.
  • Creating technical reports
  • Working with prototype concepts and create manufacturing guides
  • Working on the floor to update prototypes, welding, CNC and Dyno work
  • Checking samples
  • Liaising with manufacturing in China

The person:

  • Experienced and familiar in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machinery (CNC Tube bending, cutting equipment, grinders, welding machine etc.)
  • Ability to use precision tools (e.g. Vernier callipers, micrometres) to take and record accurate measurements
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of TIG welding equipment, especially the ability to weld titanium, Stainless steel, Aluminium and mild steel to a very high standard for the creation of an exhaust system prototype
  • Consult, interpret, create CAD drawing or sketches in order to execute jobs and tasks to design standard
  • Development of the R and D facilities (workshop, Dyno) in line with the company’s ethos of ‘designed and developed in England’ program, ensuring that all facilities are maintained and promoted as such
  • Able to deliver R&D projects within set out time and quality parameters
  • Ensure Product quality are within product design and component functions standard
  • Producing and maintain all supporting QA documentation
  • Ability to identify engineering problems as they occur and ensure solutions are implemented
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of installing motorcycle exhaust system and able to generate aftermarket exhaust fitment guide. (Templates are available as a baseline)
  • Have a mindset of continuous improvement of R&D projects in the field of exhaust technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent manual dexterity, accuracy and attention to detail are mandatory for this role
  • General I.T. skills are essential (Microsoft Office packages, CAD and in house DMS)
  • Use COSHH and risk assessments, comply with company procedures and HSE legal requirements
  • Ensuring all design can be manufactured accurately and cost effectively
  • Ideally you will need to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Physical Science, Engineering, Exhaust Engineering or Automotive engineering background. The role is suitable for a graduate calibre applicant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in R&D, or an experienced candidate with a proven track record in a similar role
  • Advantageous – General Understanding of motor vehicle exhaust systems (preferably Motorcycle exhaust systems) would be advantageous but not compulsory. Including an understanding of exhaust product testing: Noise testing, performance testing for AFR, BHP and Torque, to ensure highest quality of developed products. (Extensive experience of Dyno operation would be a distinct advantage, although Training can be provided, where required…… click apply for full job details

    Employment Type Permanent

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