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ITW Senior Mechanical Engineer in High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.

This position is located at our European headquarters in High Wycombe, UK.

Job purpose

This is a diverse role that sits between Manufacturing ,Product Development and Customer Support functions. The primary function is to contribute to engineering support of current low force dynamic product line. This covers a wide range of products both servo hydraulic and ElectroPuls machines as well as the associated accessories.

The work would cover dealing with product issues on the production lines, product improvements , value engineering and process improvements. Other aspects to the role is providing engineering support to the Customer Experience support team where a detailed engineering investigation is required to understand a particular Customer problem.

The role also involves working with the product development team to ensure the smooth introduction of new products into manufacturing.

Key Tasks& Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the engineering improvement activities of current products

  • Contribute to value engineering activities to improve the manufacturing processes and techniques

  • Provide technical support for Operational engineers and Service support Engineers

  • Develop a fundamental understanding of the SH standard product range

  • Contribute to Concurrent Product support process across the Low Force product range

  • Adopt a root cause analysis approach to problems.

  • Contribute design experience to ensure new products can be manufactured efficiently

  • Ability to come up with solutions to manufacturing and field problems

Key Competencies (includes skills)

  • Focused self-starter with a ‘can do attitude’.

  • Good communication skills at all levels within the organisation

  • Prepared to challenge the perceived way of doing things

  • Commercially minded individual with mindset of continuous improvement

  • Ability to analysis problems and propose robust solutions to problems

  • Good organizational and project management skills.

  • Ability to work well within a cross-functional, cross-cultural team structure

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Focused on quality

  • CAD experience would be an advantage

Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent and relevant professional experience.

Key Experiences

  • Proven problem-solving Engineering background

  • Sound Mechanical Engineering background

  • Hydraulics experience would be an advantage

  • Ability to work from first principles in the solution of problems

  • Competent in the theoretical understanding of engineering but also appreciates the practical hands-on element of engineering

  • Demonstrates a curiosity and passion for engineering

Instron is an equal opportunities employer.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.