Product Engineer

Product Engineers are responsible for designing and creating new products, and also modifying/refining designs on existing products.

Engineering is a challenging and rewarding career. From your mobile phone to the furniture you sit on, everything we see and touch around us is likely to have been engineered.

Day-to-day Tasks

  •  researching new product ideas
  • developing product designs
  • creating drawings and specifications for products
  • ensuring products meet safety and quality standards
  • coordinating with other engineers, marketing and sales staff
  • arranging product testing and Quality Assurance trials
  • liaising with clients and stakeholders to write product specifications
  • ensuring that product designs meet legal requirements
  • presenting design ideas to stakeholders
  • overseeing the manufacturing process to ensure it's safe and efficient

Skills and Knowledge

 You’ll need:

  • advanced knowledge of engineering science and technology
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • advanced maths knowledge
  • advanced problem solving ability
  • analytical thinking skills
  • research and development skills
  • design skills and knowledge

 Industry Qualifications

  • A degree in engineering (normally mechanical engineering)
  • A time served engineering apprentice with a number of years’ experience within the industry

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