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Engineering Development Specialist

Job Title: Engineering Development Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Corby
Salary: 45000 - 47000
Contact Name: Andy McMinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Engineering Development Specialist

£45,000 - £47,500



Position Description:

We have been engaged by our client to recruit a multi-skilled Engineering Development Specialist in order to implement an automated product handling system.  The system will consist of conveyors in a large distribution centre, responsible for supplying to a global market.  The role will be reporting into the main Project Manager and will be a project last around 10 years. This role requires oversees travel.


Essential Skills:

  • Relevant experience of supply chain network concept and design
  • Relevant experience of working with, and maintaining, automated equipment (conveyors, robots, cranes, lifts, shuttles, etc.)
  • Excellent awareness of latest mechanical handling equipment and technology and their suppliers
  • Strong PC skills on Microsoft packages, as well as relevant experience of design software and warehouse management system software
  • Confident, professional and persuasive people skills from routinely dealing with senior managers, engineers and contractors
  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload, working to deadlines, whilst remaining calm under pressure
  • Analytical skills and ability to translate complex data and technical specifications into clear information for managers



  • Qualifications and training to an equivalent of Level 6 or above. (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (OFQUAL)).  Typically Graduate-level or similar qualifications (e.g.  Mechanical Engineering Degree, Degree Apprenticeship in an engineering discipline).  Level 6 Diplomas or Certificates
  • CI qualification, Lean & Six Sigma to at least a Green Belt standard
  • Understanding of computer programming and software development
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests  


Experience Required:

You must have experience of a similar project concerning automation

You must have experience of setting up a large distribution centre or supply chain


To apply, contact Andy McMinn on