Location
Chandlers Ford
Department
Pump Development
Advertising Salary:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications

Our Business

Selwood are proud to Design, Manufacture and produce Pumps which are synonymous with quality, longevity and reliability, and are operating across the world in some of the most challenging environments and demanding of projects.

Selwood's success is driven by the work of our Design and Production teams within our manufacturing facilities based in Chandlers Ford Hampshire.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of 75 year’s success within our industry.

About The Role

To support our Design Engineering and Production teams, we are looking for a Research and Development Technician to join us in Chandlers Ford.
 
The Research and Development Technician will assist in developing new products and processes. 
 
Main Responsibilities:
 
Duties for the Research and Development Technician will  include;
 
  • Assembly of new products (prototypes) and sub-assemblies using preliminary drawings & 3D models from Engineering.
  • Identify and record any mechanical & electrical issues which could impact the production line.
  • Complete all test validations plans related to existing and new products.
  • Communicate with production & engineering teams to ensure the products meets its final specifications and can be assembled as expected. 
  • Assist the production team with resolving problems. 
  • Ensure warranty returns are dealt promptly and write finding & failure mode reports.
  • Maintenance of equipment and tooling when required. 
  • Technical training of production staff, and overseas customers as required. 
  • Always adhere to QHSE procedures

Qualifications / Competencies:

Essential:
  • History of working with a Engineering Technician position.
  • Ability to read 2D engineering drawings.
  • History of working with centrifugal pumps, diesel engines and electrical systems.
  • Ability to give solutions to complex problems and actively provide solutions.
  • Good communication skills with ability to present technical expertise to customers & directors. 
  • Knowledge of electrical wiring and sheet-metal fabrication.
Preferred:
  • Holder of a forklift counter balance ticket with history of  transporting heavy machinery.
  • Ability to read 3D engineering drawings. 
  • GCSE with strong results in Mathematics, Physics and English

What we can offer you

Selwood are pleased to offer;
 
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Scheme with quarterly & annual element payable
  • Pension scheme (Contributory Salary Sacrifice)
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support development and Training
  • On site parking
 

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

 

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

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