Product Development Technician Lead (no agencies please)

The Product Development Technician Lead role is primarily to plan and carry out the prototype build of electric machines and related systems designed by Magnomatics. This will require working with engineers and other support functions to develop an efficient build process that delivers a high quality product whilst ensuring manufacturing knowledge is captured for use through-out the business. In addition, the role co-ordinates material control, in-process inspection, equipment calibration and general equipment maintenance duties.

We are looking for a strong team player with a high degree of flexibility and well-developed problem solving skills.  Practical mechanical and electrical fitting skills, a knowledge of machine tools and experience in new product development, prototyping or a high technology manufacturing environment are desirable.  Experience with electrical or rotating machines would be advantageous.


Primary Responsibilities

  • The plan and build of Magnomatics’ prototypes.
  • Working from engineering drawings and specifications to plan and execute the build from material delivery to ready for test.
  • To control the quality of the build; including the self-inspection of process dimensions and characteristics.
  • Oversee the planning of the workshop workload with Project Managers, agreeing support from the engineering team as necessary.
  • Supervise and support our technical apprentice.
  • To carry out the build readiness process including working with design and production engineers on Design for Manufacture, the development of the manufacturing process, quality control and risk assessment documentation.
  • Perform maintenance and general duties tasks to ensure a safe, effective and clean working environment.
  • Ensure all workshop operations are conducted in line with health and safety processes and procedures.