Lead Product Engineer

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East Anglia
£35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Role & Responsibilities

* Be the central automation engineering product specialist for assigned automation products / streams, developing and maintaining your detailed product knowledge
* Provide the configuration and application engineering detail to Technical Design & Integration colleagues
* Identify and coordinate engineering change requests and product improvements
* Maintain and communicate related product technical documentation
* Provide engineering product support, especially during design, installation & commissioning phases.
* Support the planning and programme of new installations and upgrades
* Proactively support engineering supply chain with engineering detail, including acceptance testing, and order specification
* Work closely with our Product Development colleagues to receive new products and developments, being actively engaged during development and NPI phases to ensure successful handover of product to Central Automation Engineering team
* Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Communication of technical information in a variety of forms to both technical and non-technical audiences
* Innovative in thought, able to design & propose alternative solutions when faced with barriers
* Aptitude to debate detail (both technical and commercial) with both internal and external parties
* Experience of projects and products in manufacturing, automotive, airports, FMCG distribution or similar field
* Good technical competence relating to automation and general engineering
* IT literate, proficient with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite and comfortable using CAD packages
* Project management skills (including planning, risk management and reporting)
* Technical qualification, to at least HND or Degree level in a relevant field
* Work in a safe manner at all times and appreciate the implications and requirements of relevant product safety and compliance

Business Competencies

* Deliver projects on time and within approved budgets
* Ability to multitask and manage / reprioritise a complex diary with multiple simultaneous activities
* Demonstrate a balanced and considered approach to problem resolution
* The ability to draw a workable solution from diverse teams, which is acceptable to all stakeholders
* Be able to perform independently and as part of a team
* Commercially aware and consider cost impacts on decisions and proposals
* Comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment


Although based at our Hatfield head office, you will need the ability and willingness to travel to sites both in the UK and abroad.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 873 465
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Luke Hind

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