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Development Engineer

Posted 6 February by Bonfire Recruitment Easy Apply Featured Ended

Bonfire Recruitment is proud to be retained with an innovative Scottish SME manufacturing organisation in the recruitment of a permanent Development Engineer for its food industry equipment manufacturer at its site based in the West of Scotland near Glasgow, UK.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a qualified development engineer to work with an exceptional R&D team at their UK headquarters near Glasgow and represent the automated food equipment manufacturer to their BRC food accredited customers throughout the UK.

This is a new technology that will certainly have technical, process and commercial challenges as it is rolled out, the right individual must have the positive drive, energy and passion to push through the development and implementation stage into the market.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who, while they are ambitious and passionate in their drive to succeed, is an excellent team player and thrives on working in a small company environment.


The Development Engineer role will require the successful individual to work with the team in Glasgow on developing new products, complementing the existing skilled within the team. Expertise focused on electrical design, PLC programming and documentation. Some onsite and data gathering work also required


• Product Development
• Electrical Design & Implementation, using CAD software.
• PLC software design and maintenance
• Programming Servo and inverter controllers
• Electrical control panel design
• Specifying and procuring parts
• Writing documentation / planning for commissioning
• Writing customer documentation
• Awareness of H&S regulations and procedures
• Work as part of a team and also independently

Experience Required:

• An appropriate Engineering Degree and relevant industry experience (or have appropriate educational level and additional working experience/apprenticeship
• Background within product design and using electrical design software.
• Experience in the food industry or FMCG industry would be highly desirable
• In-depth PLC knowledge, including programming from scratch
• Knowledge of writing documentation
• Awareness of H&S regulations and procedures
• Pro-active and a self-starter
• A passion to succeed in a global environment

Full job description available on request, therefore if you would like to be considered apply now

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Disclaimer: Bonfire Recruitment or our client are not seeking or accepting unsolicited assistance from search and selection firms or employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, do not contact any of our employees by phone, email or otherwise about this position. Any resume submitted by a search and selection firm or employment agency for a position to any client employee via email, social media or any other means without the existence of a valid written search firm agreement for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company. The Company (our client) will not be obligated to pay any cost or fee in the event it offers employment to or hires a candidate that came to its attention through such unsolicited referral.

Required skills

  • Electronics
  • Product Design

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