Current Product Engineer

Location: 

Aylesbury, GB

Job ID:  52040
Category:  Product & Engineering

Current Product Engineer – 3D Printing

Aylesbury, UK

 

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!

Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare.  Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand.  Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organisations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.

 

What we need:

Stratasys (RPS in the UK) are seeking a Current Product Engineer to join the Stereolithography Engineering team based in Aylesbury, UK.  This exciting role will contribute to the design, development, and production of current products.  This role is ideally suited to an organised, proactive, and self-motivated individual with a systematic approach to engineering.  It will provide a diverse, stimulating, and unique opportunity for the right candidate.

 

In this role:

As a member of the Engineering team, as the Current Product Engineer you will be responsible for the engineering processes of existing products in the market and in production.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Increase quality, reliability, and serviceability by designing improvements for existing products
  • Responsible for conducting product ECO process
  • Management of product documentation and BOMs
  • Optimize and manage design changes for contract manufacturing and full turnkey
  • Support the Production line on an on-going basis including managing escalations
  • Serve as technical link between Operations, Customer Support and R&D
  • Support current product revitalizations and improvements
  • Coordinate and participate with local and abroad R&D teams on design for manufacturability and implementation of existing products in the production line
  • Monitor and interact with R&D project managers, system engineers and designers to optimise design for Operations needs
  • Lead cost savings through hardware redesigns
  • Field POC for current product support
  • Manage EOL and 2nd source activities
  • Develop, manage, and conduct FAI processes for new assemblies
  • Design new jigs and fixtures for current products

 

Must have for this role:

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant discipline, plus minimum of 2-3 years of proven experience in mechanical design / production environment, or equivalent industry experience.

 

Skills & Competencies

  • Experience in sheet metal fabrication, machining & weldments
  • Experience in material selection, tolerancing and surface finishes
  • Good understanding of design for manufacturability and knowledge of manufacturing technologies
  • Experience in producing detailed drawings for manufacture
  • Inquisitive and natural desire to learn
  • Holistic approach to problem solving
  • Capability to quickly grasp new concepts and technologies
  • High attention to detail
  • Task ownership
  • Demonstrate initiative with a flexible and adaptive approach
  • Considered and organised approach to tasks, methodical and diligent
  • Exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle several ongoing projects, and prioritise and organise own workload
  • Capability to work autonomously and make considered decisions
  • Hand-on capabilities

 

Communication

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and externals contacts
  • Ability to present information clearly and appropriately for the audience

 

Experience (preferred):

  • Design or Production Engineering of 3D printing or high-end industrial equipment
  • Experience in CAD software – SolidWorks an advantage
  • Experience in PDM / PLM tools, Agile and advantage.
  • Electrical knowledge would be beneficial
  • Experience in Stereolithography, DLP, other photopolymer 3D Printing technologies
  • Active interest in polymer 3D printing

 

Travel required: 5%. No essential travel but there may be opportunities to visit sites etc

 

What you will be part of:

  • A development team committed to producing world-changing products.

 

Additional Information:

We offer a generous benefits package including:

  • Income protection
  • Death in service
  • Critical illness cover, plus optional Health and Dental care.
  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Employee Assistance Programmes including virtual GP service, helplines, and access to counselling
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • International working experience.  We work with teams in UK, Israel, EMEA and USA.  A collaborative approach is encouraged.
  • Highly skilled engineering team.
  • Learn, contribute, and grow