Fire Safety Product Engineer

Posted 5 November by Focus Resourcing
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Our client, a well-established leader within the fire safety sector, and with offices and clients throughout the UK and overseas, are looking to recruit a Fire Safety Product Engineer to join their busy team.

The role will provide comprehensive engineering support to the Product Engineering, Evaluation & Approvals Team as a trainee consultant engineer.

The post holder is expected to be flexible in supporting the varied engineering functions of the Product Team, the Fire Safety Engineering and other teams working as part of the wider engineering team.

Experience of fire doors and associated products is highly desirable for this position.

The company provide a competitive salary plus excellent benefits including private healthcare, and an superb working environment and company culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Researching, drafting and preparing documentation and reports for the design, testing and approvals of product, e.g. engineering assessments, Field of Application Reports

  • Correspondence, liaison, reporting, etc. with other staff and Clients, as required

  • Dealing with enquiries internal and external by telephone, email or personally in an efficient and professional manner as a point of contact for the Product Evaluation Team

  • Attend Client meetings, site surveys, committees and fire resistance testing, with appropriate use of PPE, as required

  • Managing product design and development programmes, including fire resistance testing in various laboratories in the UK and abroad

  • In conjunction with others help to develop and maintain more effective and efficient electronic filing and project management systems and reporting for Product Engineering Seniors, Managers and others

  • Provide cover during the absence of other Product Evaluation team members, as required (i.e. testing, leave, illness etc.)

  • Engineering administrative support for team meetings, which may include producing/circulating agendas; typing notes of meetings, this may require attendance at the meetings to take notes and identify actions and follow ups by other staff

  • Producing/amending technical CPD type seminars and PowerPoint presentations disseminating findings and team briefings, as required

  • Flexibility to support the Product Team and others in reacting to immediate and urgent operational issues

  • Maintain accurate time recording on a timely basis including comprehensive records of CPD and training activities (both internal & external, formal and informal including such as shadowing and on-the-job training)

  • Willingness to work in a team environment to cross cover for other Engineering work

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Good educational background (relevant BTEC / Apprenticeship in Fire Safety Products)Experience of fire resistance testing

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Good attention to detail

  • Strong team member

  • Full UK Driving License

  • Self-reliant

  • High level of numeracy and literacy

  • Good time management and adherence to deadlines

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Willingness to travel

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience

The company offer an excellent working environment, a competitive salary plus excellent benefits, along with opportunity to develop your career within the company.

Reference: 36527571

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