Systems Engineer
Function: Research and Product Development

Key details

  • Category: Research and Development
  • Based at: Loughborough, UK
  • Line manager: Systems Engineering Manager
  • Posted on: Fri 10 January, 2020
  • Closing date: 5pm on Fri 31 January, 2020

About the role

Working as part of the Product Development team, this role applies Systems Engineering skills to design and development of commercial products for use in applications ranging from small portable power devices to motive and industrial power systems.

As part of the design team, Systems Engineers support development from prototype through to product.  This will range from early phase work such as requirements management, architecture definition and leading the FMEA process, through to operational system bring up, debugging and production release.

About you

You will hold a BEng, BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or possess a relevant non-degree level qualification alongside suitable industrial experience.  You will have significant relevant industrial experience.  Membership of a relevant professional body, progressing towards chartered status is advantageous, as is evidence of further professional learning in technical and/or leadership skills.

You will have a proven track record of defining and delivering sub-systems and/or full products and of implementation of DfX principles, in particular design for manufacture.  Experience of this within the automotive or aerospace industry would be advantageous.

You will have experience of assessing and selecting appropriate manufacturing processes.  You will be able to demonstrate experience of successful delivery in a technical leadership role and of working effectively within a cross-functional team, with both technical and non-technical people.

It is key to us that you have a commercial mindset and 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 a cross-functional team alongside both technical and non-technical colleagues.  As such, excellent communication skills are vital.

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. 

This position will be at either Senior or Principal grade, dependant on experience.  At senior grade the salary range is £32,000 - £42,999.  At Principal grade the salary range is £43,000 - £50,000.

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.