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Test & Development Engineer

Job Description

Test & Development Engineer

Competitive Salary & Excellent Package

Preston, Lancashire

Our client is a global company who specialise in developing new technologies which will enable a global shift towards sustainable energy.

The Test & Development Engineer will join the R&D Team at a state-of-the art manufacturing facility and will contribute to some exciting development projects which will help customers reduce their carbon footprint.

Key Tasks:

  • Develop company products to agreed time, cost and customer specifications
  • Manufacture prototypes and test equipment using workshop equipment; lathes, milling, turning, welding, brazing machines
  • Interrogate Cad drawings
  • Ensure solutions are suitable for product performance and meet legislative requirements
  • Assist in research and development of new products
  • Maintain accurate records on all research, product testing and development
  • Request 3rd party approval documentation


  • Apprentice trained Mechanical Engineer
  • Experience gained in a manufacturing / engineering environment
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of workshop machinery
  • Experience of building test rigs and product testing/development
  • Able to read engineering drawings, 3D CAD - preferred
  • Knowledge of electric water heaters/unvented cylinders (advantageous)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work on complex projects and achieve results within demanding timescales
  • Able to advise and influence on all aspects of product functionality and development activities

Apply Now to be considered or email your CV to

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.