Development Engineer

Orion Electrotech

Development Engineer


Up to £43k DOE

Are you an innovative and skilled Development Engineer looking for a new challenge? Join a dynamic team of experts dedicated to advancing products and manufacturing processes. We are seeking a talented individual to contribute to exciting engineering projects, from initial concepts to full implementation in manufacturing plants.

Key Responsibilities of a Development Engineer:

  • Design components, tools, and machine parts using CAD (SolidWorks).
  • Develop products and processes, set up equipment, and manufacture samples for testing and trials.
  • Evaluate and validate new product specifications.
  • Generate manufacturing standards and specifications.
  • Transfer technology to manufacturing plants, including documentation and commissioning support.
  • Provide problem-solving support for manufacturing issues.
  • Analyse data and create comprehensive technical reports.


Qualifications & Skills of a Development Engineer:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience in Manufacturing Engineering/Design & Build environments.
  • Experience with 3D CAD, preferably Solidworks.
  • Hands-on ability to set up tooling and machinery.
  • Strong independent problem-solving skills and ability to work autonomously.
  • Proven capability to drive project work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong statistical and data analysis skills.
  • Understanding of materials and DFM.


This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team where your skills and expertise will make a significant impact on the development and improvement of their products. If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, apply now or contact Chloe @ Orion Electrotech.

Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we’re not able to respond to each one personally. If you haven’t heard back from us within 5 working days, please assume your application hasn’t been successful. Visit our website to explore other available vacancies.

*Please note that our client is unable to provide immediate or future sponsorship for candidates requiring it to work in the UK. If you’d like to discuss this further, please submit a ‘Contact Us’ form via our website, where you can also browse other vacancies.