Product Engineer

Product Engineer

  • Production; Manufacturing; Quality; R&D; Continuous Improvement

  • Mechanical; Electromechanical; Electronic; Physics; RF; Electrical

  • £30,000 - £38,000 + excellent benefits

  • Chelmsford, Essex

We are a global leader in specialised components and subsystems for innovative solutions in medical, science, aerospace, defence and industrial applications.

Working with us will enable you to develop and gain experience in the ideas that are behind some of the most advanced technologies in the world. You will also get a chance to work alongside highly experienced engineers, technicians and scientists.

Our products do many things including saving people's lives by finding and treating cancer, helping map our planet and the universe and freezing the atom down to 0° Kelvin.


  • We provide full product lifecycle support across a portfolio of vacuum devices, used in commercial, defence and novel applications.

  • The primary focus of the role is to support manufacturing in meeting production output, on time delivery (OTD) whilst adhering to strict quality standards.

  • Improvement activities, product failure analysis and reporting on customer returns.

  • There are opportunities to develop knowledge and skills within several unique sectors such as vacuum processes, the use of exotic materials and RF testing.

  • Improve product quality; DFMEA, PFMEA, control plan; Plan and implement continuous improvement activities, challenge convention where necessary.


  • Experience in an engineering role in a manufacturing environment.

  • Degree in a relevant engineering subject or equivalent qualification.

  • A working knowledge in at least one of the following: electrical assembly, mechanical assembly, manufacturing, quality; production; RF testing.

  • Understanding of the quality and problem solving toolsets: - e.g.: CI, Lean & Six Sigma methodology, 8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis.