Senior Product Development Engineer

Salary: dependent on experience

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Scotland

Reference: 29482sb

Expiration date: 15 August 2018

JOB PURPOSE: Develop products, concepts and systems from market requirements to drive product innovation and transfer to product engineering to ensure seamless and rapid transition to market.


  • Brainstorming of ideas from initial market requirements and concept ideas
  • Key involvement in prototype manufacture, methods and materials
  • Liaise with technical suppliers, clients and test houses as required
  • Drive the technical aspect of R&D projects
  • Technical report writing
  • Mentoring of graduate engineers
  • Calculations, checking drawings and test reports
  • Creation of test protocols 


  • Complete developments on time and within budget
  • Innovative but practical products
  • Good relationship with product engineering for ease of R&D project transition  

Person Specification:

  • Must have proven mechanical product development track record
  • Good knowledge of prototyping methods of manufacture and materials
  • Degree qualified mechanical engineer
  • Experience of product engineering part and doc control to appreciate transition phase
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Good team player and willing to offer support to others
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office

Key Behaviours:

  • Innovative thinker
  • Ability to always think 'outside the box'
  • Diligent
  • Attention to Detail
  • Team Player
  • Appreciation that product quality and reliability is paramount

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.