Senior Component Development Technician
Function: Research & Product Development

Key details

  • Category: Fuel Cell and Stack
  • Based at: Loughborough, UK
  • Line manager: Component Development Manager
  • Posted on: Fri 19 July, 2019
  • Closing date: 5pm on Fri 16 August, 2019

About the role

A key member of our Component Development team, you will have full responsibility for the manufacture of fuel cell conceptual development components.  Working from engineering drawings and conceptual ideas you will use traditional manufacturing methods and CAD/CAM systems to supply parts of a suitable quality and functionality to satisfy product development projects.

Working closely with the Product Development & Manufacturing Development teams you will ensure that design for manufacture is applied to minimise manufacturing and assembly times and cost reduction.

You will deliver best practice during manufacture and delivery of high quality, accurate components, applying a cleanliness culture and working within EH&S standards at all items.

You will design and manufacture any associated tooling, jigs and fixtures and document manufacturing and build processes, including component test procedures to enable seamless handover to production.

About you

You will have completed a mechanical engineering apprenticeship and hold a City & Guilds (or equivalent).  An ONC or HNC is desirable but not essential.

With proven experience in toolmaking and/or precision engineering, you will be conversant with all traditional machining and fitting practices and be able to operate CNC machinery and have experience of working with a CAD-CAM package.

You will have the ability to work with a flexible and solutions focused approach, in an agile and fast paced environment.  You must also be able to work collaboratively with high quality standards and an excellent attention to detail.  You will be able to work on your own initiative and manage your time effectively. 

What we offer

At Intelligent Energy we offer the opportunity to work in a great team, with our world leading technology and cutting-edge products. 

The salary for this position is up to £40,000 per annum based on skills and experience.

We offer a range of benefits, including:

-      Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 4% employee and employer contribution

-      Private healthcare

-      Life cover

-      25 days holiday per year plus public holidays with flexibility to buy or sell holidays each year

-      Exclusive discounts at a wide range of high-street and online retailers

-      Cycle to work scheme

-      Company paid seasonal flu vaccinations

-      Free on-site parking

-      Free tea and coffee

We offer opportunities for learning, development and ongoing professional development. Our Exceptional Contribution Award and Peer-to-Peer Recognition schemes recognise and reward outstanding contributions of individuals and teams. 

How to apply

To apply please email the following to stating the job title in the subject line:

  • A full CV and cover letter 
  • Details of your current notice period
  • Current remuneration details
  • Confirmation of your eligibility to work in the UK

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.