In order to support business growth, McElmeel Mobility Services is looking for a Research and Development Engineer to support our fast paced, dynamic engineering team. The R&D Engineer needs to be a key contributor to the engineering team, supporting new product development and drive continuous improvement to existing designs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the wider team in relation to new product development including management, marketing and production
  • Work closely with Engineering team to design and document new conversions, develop new processes, update production build manuals, and carry out fault finding exercises
  • Liaise with R&D team in the creation/modification of parts, technical drawings, and Bill of Materials
  • Implementation of new technologies, manufacturing processes and materials
  • Sourcing and liaising with suppliers of purchased components
  • Follow engineering change control procedure where applicable
  • Record and analyse Time and Motion studies to drive improvements in production times
  • Create and update all relevant documents for COCs/Certification/Testing
  • Schedule and visit test houses to perform component/vehicle crash test campaigns
  • Create and manage multiple design projects within set timeframe
  • Be responsible for the correct use of personal protective equipment as per the company policy

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent in Engineering
  • 3+ years experience in a manufacturing industry related role
  • Previous experience implementing change control within a production environment
  • Experience in solid/surface modelling using Solidworks or similar
  • Working knowledge of steelwork is an advantage
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (inc Word and Excel) Office 365

Essential Qualities:

  • A great work ethic with a positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Initiative to work alone as well as successfully within a multi-discipline team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and execute effectively


  • Attractive salary
  • private healthcare cover
  • contributory pension scheme
  • learning and development opportunities

Contract: This is a full-time, permanent position.

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McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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