R&D Engineer (Additive Manufacturing) - ELIP

Nottingham Permanent
  • Client is a customer-​focused, globally leading business
  • Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package offered

About Our Client

"ABB, a distinguished UK employer for three consecutive years, is a key player in the Electrification and FURSE business sector. ABB is a driving force in the global technology landscape, dedicated to advancing societal and industrial transformation for a more efficient and sustainable future. By seamlessly integrating software with our electrification, robotics, automation, and motion solutions, ABB consistently pushes the boundaries of technology, elevating performance to unprecedented levels. With a rich history spanning over 130 years, our remarkable accomplishments are achieved through the commitment of around 105,000 highly skilled professionals spread across more than 100 countries."

Job Description

πŸš€ Role Responsibilities for the R&D Engineer at ABB:

  1. Innovative Design Leadership: Take charge as the design authority for new and existing products, focusing on copper, stainless steel, and aluminium powder in Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing. Lead the way in engineering innovation. 🌟

  2. Enhance Product Efficiency: Assess current designs and apply your engineering expertise to improve functionality, reduce costs, and aid manufacturability. Your role is critical in driving product excellence. πŸ› οΈ

  3. Material Development & Testing: Play a key role in developing and applying materials in powder form for advanced manufacturing processes. Your insights will be pivotal in material performance evaluation and improvement programs. πŸ”¬

  4. Collaborative Project Involvement: Actively participate in R&D, localisation, and business initiatives. Your contributions will help shape the future of ABB's technological advancements. 🀝

  5. Problem-Solving and Innovation: Address technical challenges with creative solutions, such as material redesign or substitution. Your innovative approach will contribute to sustainable and efficient products. πŸ’‘

  6. Cross-Functional Teamwork: Collaborate closely with manufacturing and sourcing teams. Your involvement in trialling new materials and processes will be key to ABB's global procurement strategies. 🌐

The Successful Applicant

🌟 Ideal Candidate Profile for R&D Engineer at ABB:

  1. Educational Foundation: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, or a related field. πŸŽ“

  2. Relevant Experience: Minimum of 2 years in the industry, with a focus on engineering and product development. πŸ•’

  3. Design and Improvement Skills: Ability to interpret customer specifications and execute design improvements. Strong skills in assessing and enhancing product efficiency. πŸ“

  4. Material Science Knowledge: Experience with metals and plastics in manufacturing processes. Familiarity with Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing. πŸ§ͺ

  5. Innovative Mindset: A drive to constantly innovate and improve processes, applications, and materials. πŸš€

  6. Supplier Evaluation Expertise: Skills in selecting and evaluating potential suppliers for quality and reliability. 🀝

  7. Tooling Design Experience: (Desirable) Background in designing tooling, preferably for powder metallurgy. πŸ”§

  8. Problem-Solving Ability: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to tackle technical challenges. πŸ’‘

  9. Team Player: Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team, contributing positively to collaborative projects. 🀝

  10. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective teamwork and reporting. πŸ—£οΈ

What's on Offer

For the successful candidate:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Good benefits Package including Private Medical, Company Share Scheme and <10% matched pension contributions
John Lamond
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+44 7815016474

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
John Lamond
Consultant phone
+44 7815016474
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