Chandlers Ford
Advertising Salary:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications

Our Business

Selwood are one of the only UK companies to manufacture our own pump range for both sale and hire. Our range includes world leading pumps for handling solids, self-priming and environmental clean-up, The flexibility, reliability, and longevity of our pumps have ensured the Selwood name is synonymous with quality.

We are an innovative business with a cutting-edge approach to customer service, product development, manufacture and quality with a pedigree spanning seven decades. Our ever-growing business is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of over 70 year’s success within our industry. We are committed to ensuring our staff have the right skills, knowledge & experience to deliver to our customers, as well as creating progressional career paths.

About The Role

Due to internal progression, we have an exciting new opportunity for a Research and Development Technician to join our team, to support our Chandlers Ford Branch.

Overall, you will have a hands-on role supporting the design engineering and production team in developing new products and processes.

As a Research & Development Technician, you’ll get to:

  • Assemble 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.
  • Communicate with production & engineering teams to ensure the products meets its final
  • specifications and can be assembled as expected.
  • Maintenance of equipment and tooling when required.
  • Ensure warranty returns are dealt promptly and write finding & failure mode reports.

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Proven experience within an Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with reading 2D engineering drawings.
  • Experience with power tools and welding.
  • IT literate and experience with report writing.
  • Good communication skills with ability to present technical expertise to customers &
  • directors.

What we can offer you

We understand balancing work and life commitments isn’t always easy, that’s why we’ve designed our benefits package to support you in all areas of life.

  • Competitive salary
  • Eligible for company bonus scheme (annual and quarterly payments)
  • Medicash Scheme – medical expenses scheme (access to 24hour online GP services, discounted gym memberships)
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • 3x your annual salary life insurance (DIS)
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) & access to Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts/vouchers for supermarkets, high street shops, holidays and more)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking

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


EDI Statement

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

We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests for reasonable adjustments.

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