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Field Product Engineer

up to £42000 per annum
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Product Engineer - Hardware

London, England

Salary circa £42k p.a.

Full time permanent position

Are you looking for a Product Engineer role in London? Are you degree-qualified in a science or engineering-related discipline with a working knowledge of electronics and mechanics? Our client is a fast growing, Sydney-based tech start-up providing smart personal mobility/transport solutions for a wide customer base. They are looking for a Product Engineer to join the London team.

About the Company

My client is an exciting start-up operating out of Australia, the US and UK, looking to continue their rapid expansion. Created in 2017, this company has gone from strength to strength with their innovative product and flexible, customer-focused after-market service. Their strategy has been backed by significant venture capitalist investment, allowing them to scale up and realise the long-term growth potential within this sector.

The Role

The primary aim of this role is to support the local UK team with hands-on troubleshooting, in-depth failure analysis, issue resolution and product improvement. You will work closely with the central team located in Australia and eventually help them to define a new industry benchmark for reliability and durability of electrical light vehicles. This is an exciting opportunity on the forefront of electrical light vehicle development in the electro-mobility space and you will play a key role in them becoming the leading global provider of sustainable cargo and last mile delivery solutions.

  • Hands-on support the local mechanics team with vehicle troubleshooting

  • Execute in-depth failure investigations of vehicles and components including documentation

  • Work out product improvements, from idea to concept to manufacturing
  • Source and liaise with local suppliers and electric light vehicle experts
  • Work closely with the central team and contribute to the definition of short- and long-term solutions

  • Deploy short term technical solutions, monitor effectiveness and report back to central hardware team

  • Deploy product maintenance tools and documentation including demonstration and training to mechanics

Skills and experience

* Expert knowledge of tools such as root cause analysis, problem solving techniques and statistical analysis

* Ability to process lots of data and information, extract facts, determine a course of action and implement accordingly

* Hands on experience of using diagnostic equipment such as multimeter, oscilloscope, CAN bus analyser

* Ability to effectively manage your time and multiple tasks to meet deliverables on time

* A university degree in science or engineering-related discipline and/or basic working knowledge of electronics

* Excellent communication skills with strong written and verbal communication skills

* Ideally experienced with automotive product quality processes, tools and reporting

* Willingness to travel within UK

* Bonus - experienced with product development, ideally of embedded systems


* Plenty of opportunity for personal development in an inclusive environment

* Autonomy and ownership of your work with flexible hours and a hybrid remote/office work model

* Full support of an experienced management team

* Attractive remuneration package and benefits - equity options, tech and wellbeing allowances

* Working with ground-breaking technology and for a company in hyper-growth mode

* Flexible workplace with a team of extraordinary, motivated and fun co-workers

N.B. You must possess full, unrestricted and ongoing working rights for the UK to be considered for this role


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