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  • We are the global market leader in our sector. As Category Product Manager you will take full responsibility for the category vision and manage the individual products within it.There has never been a more exciting time to join us.SALARY: £50,000-£55,000ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Contributory pension scheme. Healthcare.LOCATION: ReadingCOMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Newbury, Slough, Basingstoke, Swindon, Theale, Farnborough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Henley-on-Thames, Didcot, Abingdon,JOB SPECIFICATION - Category Product Manager – International We are the global market leader in our sector; we manufacture and distribute health and wellness brands through retail, online and specialist channels. Selling product in over 100 countries worldwide we provide the only “one-stop” shop service coupled with some of the leading brands in our market. We have embarked on a period of investment and re-structuring that provides a platform for us to deliver substantial growth over the next 3 years. You will take full responsibility for the category vision and manage the individual products within it.There has never been a more exciting time to join us.REQUIREMENTS - Category Product Manager – International * You will have a track record of growing a category or product ideally in B2B retail or distribution environment.* Strong strategic, analytical and overall commercial capabilities.* Experience of devising and delivering strategy.* The ability to influence at all levels and to communicate across all the business functions.* Willing and able to travel internationally when required.WHY THIS ROLE?* This is a new high profile opportunity in a new team and a chance to truly build something of your own.* We are global leaders with a unique proposition and some dominant brands.* You will be joining at a time of substantial investment and at the beginning of a period that should see our turnover double.* This is an international role with a chance to learn new markets.* You will have full responsibility and autonomy to use all of your experience, in an open supportive culture that encourages new ideas and ownership.* You will play a central role in driving “marketing excellence” as the culture in the business evolves.* Prospects for career growth in the UK and internationally. KEY TASKS - Category Product Manager – International * Carry out a full category audit, what are the possibilities?* Set a category strategy including individual product plans.* You will “get close” to the primary international markets to support and accelerate existing growth.* Assess the opportunities currently being missed.* Develop strong cross functional relationships and cooperation and set expectations at a new level for how this role delivers in the business.* Drive marketing excellence as part of a re- positioning of marketing within the business. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Category Product Manager, Product Category Manager, Category Manager, Product Manager, Consumer, Retail, Distribution.INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Gerry Bell quoting Category Product Manager – International reference GB1706-74 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683303 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • We are the global market leader in our sector. As Product Category Manager you will take full responsibility for the category vision and manage the individual products within it. There has never been a more exciting time to join us.SALARY: £50,000-£55,000ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Contributory pension scheme. Healthcare.LOCATION: ReadingCOMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Newbury, Slough, Basingstoke, Swindon, Theale, Farnborough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Henley-on-Thames, Didcot, AbingdonJOB SPECIFICATION - Product Category Manager – InternationalWe are the global market leader in our sector; we manufacture and distribute health and wellness brands through retail, online and specialist channels. Selling product in over 100 countries worldwide we provide the only “one-stop” shop service coupled with some of the leading brands in our market. We have embarked on a period of investment and re-structuring that provides a platform for us to deliver substantial growth over the next 3 years. You will take full responsibility for the category vision and manage the individual products within it.There has never been a more exciting time to join us.REQUIREMENTS - Product Category Manager – International* You will have a track record of growing a category or product ideally in B2B retail or distribution environment.* Strong strategic, analytical and overall commercial capabilities.* Experience of devising and delivering strategy.* The ability to influence at all levels and to communicate across all the business functions.* Willing and able to travel internationally when required.WHY THIS ROLE?* This is a new high profile opportunity in a new team and a chance to truly build something of your own.* We are global leaders with a unique proposition and some dominant brands.* You will be joining at a time of substantial investment and at the beginning of a period that should see our turnover double.* This is an international role with a chance to learn new markets.* You will have full responsibility and autonomy to use all of your experience, in an open supportive culture that encourages new ideas and ownership.* You will play a central role in driving “marketing excellence” as the culture in the business evolves.* Prospects for career growth in the UK and internationally. KEY TASKS - Product Category Manager – International* Carry out a full category audit, what are the possibilities?* Set a category strategy including individual product plans.* You will “get close” to the primary international markets to support and accelerate existing growth.* Assess the opportunities currently being missed.* Develop strong cross functional relationships and cooperation and set expectations at a new level for how this role delivers in the business.* Drive marketing excellence as part of a re- positioning of marketing within the business. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Category Product Manager, Product Category Manager, Category Manager, Product Manager, Consumer, Retail, Distribution.INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Gerry Bell Product quoting Product Category Manager reference GB1706-73 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683303 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • We require an experienced IT Manager with exposure to Windows / Active Directory / Databases (SQL Servers) Networking (LAN & WAN) / Hosted and Cloud technology for our Northampton based manufacturing site.  This is an expansion role with a fast growing, profitable and niche business. SALARY:  Up to £45,000BENEFITS:  Good holiday allowance Access to company pension scheme Mobile / Laptop as required.LOCATION: Office based near to Northampton COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS:  Northampton, Milton Keynes, Luton, Bedford, Rugby, Banbury, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby JOB SPECIFICATION: IT ManagerThis is an office based role leading a two person IT Team.  You will be responsible for the day to day delivery of IT support for 100 users both on and off site.  Primary work will be the installation / maintenance of computer hardware, software and networking.  You will be reporting directly to the Operations Manager.  Beyond maintenance, installation and technical support, you will research and present software / hardware solutions that may offer additional functionality or streamlining of systems that will aid the company going forward.  You may make very occasional UK wide trips to customer sites.Responsibilities include: Liaising with key stakeholders and Heads of Departments to ensure that the IT infrastructure is fit for purpose and meets the current and future needs of the various departments.Provide advice to stakeholders to aid decisions on Information Technology issues and required upgrades.Maintain a close and positive relationship with suppliers. Ensure that procurement is cost effective and meets the company’s requirements.Communicate effectively with Heads of Department and other staff regarding IT systems in a clear and timely way, ensuring queries are dealt with promptly.Maintain all IT and Communications hardware & software, ensuring that they are up to date and functioning correctly. Maintain a schedule for software updates and hardware refreshes & appropriate disposal.Provide full IT services to staff during and outside of working hours as required.Ensure that systems, data and IT equipment are secure and current inventories of IT assets (including software licenses) are maintained.Ensure that IT documentation is kept up to date to include, amongst others, network diagrams, interface diagrams etc.Monitor the IT helpdesk system, ensuring that all issues are prioritized addressed in a timely manner and staff informed of progress.Escalation of issues with external suppliers. REQUIREMENTS: IT Manager To succeed in your application:You will have experience of providing IT Managerial support on the following: Desktop and Server Operating Systems (Windows, AD) / Databases (SQL Server) Networking (LAN & WAN including Firewall, Switches, Routers), Cabling & Wireless technology.Mobile working and devices (Android Phones, tablets.)Hosted & Cloud Technology.1st & 2nd Line User Support & ITIL. / Virtualization (VMWare).Desktop software & email systems (Exchange/Outlook).Computing Infrastructure / Network administration including backups, security management, user account managementDisaster Recovery.Telephony Systems (VoIP). You should also have good internal and external relationship management skills, and the ability to build relationships and negotiate terms with suppliers. Though not a requisite, ideally you will also have some experience of either managing or mentoring / supporting an individual or a team from within an IT Support setting.THE COMPANY:Established over 20 years ago, we are a financially strong, profitable and growing business with some exceptional high profile clients on the global events stage.  We work with clients across a wide range of markets such as Entertainment, Exhibitions and Corporate Events to provide support, consultancy and solutions to the challenges of suspending, elevating and moving equipment or people. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: IT MANAGER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER TELECOMMUNICATIONS TELECOMMS MANAGER. Windows / Active Directory / Databases (SQL Servers) Networking (LAN & WAN) / Hosted Technology / Cloud Storage Technology / Mobile working and devices / Android Phones / Tablets / Computing Infrastructure / Network administration / Disaster Recovery / Email systems / Exchange / OutlookINTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting IT Manager and  reference SP1706-72 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • A great opportunity for an ambitious Maintenance Engineer, after full training, to move into a Technical Support / Helpdesk engineer role in the first 3 to 6 months for this market leading and fast growing manufacturer of packaging and process machinery SALARY: up to £35,000 BENEFITS: Profit Related Annual Bonus Pension BUPA LOCATION: Milton Keynes COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Luton JOB SPECIFICATION: A classic Maintenance Engineer role which will lead within 3 to 6 months to a Technical Support/Helpdesk Engineer role. REQUIREMENTS – Maintenance Engineer * You MUST have a proven track record as a Workshop Engineer working for an industrial manufacturing company.* You WILL be a qualified Electrical Engineer.* You will be ambitious and have good written and verbal communication skills.THE COMPANY - Maintenance Engineer A well-established market leading manufacturer of food process and packaging machinery. They are one of my best clients. I have placed 14 people, including 6 service engineers, with this company in the last 4 years and they are all still with the company and doing well. This is an expansion role to strengthen the team on the back of impressive growth. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Maintenance Engineer reference SP1705-75AB to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • A clear path to Sales Directorship for a Sales Manager / Senior Sales professional or with a fast expanding automotive and industrial products manufacturer. SALARY: £40,000-£50,000 basic Bonus BENEFITS: Fully Expensed Quality Company Car / Contributory Pension / Full Out of Pocket Expenses / Company Credit Card / Full House Remote Communication Set up including Internet, Laptop, iPhone, etc. Daily Lunch Allowance Tax Free / 23 Days Holiday rising to 25 Days with service LOCATION: South UK COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Worcestershire. JOB SPECIFICATION: Senior Field Sales Manager / Sales Director Designate– Automotive & Industrial Products. The Managing Director is looking for someone who can become his right hand person / Sales Director, as a result of the company’s continuing expansion. This is a classic Field Sales Manager or Regional Sales Manager role. Most of which will involve managing, motivating and developing a team of Area Sales Managers in the south of England using KPIs, sales processes, planning, keeping close to the business and pipeline, dual visits and support and growing the team. All the things you would expect of an effective, influential, dynamic and successful Field Sales Manager. The rest of your time will involve managing, developing and opening National Accounts / Accounts in the automotive aftermarket and industrial distributor markets at head office level, which are also visited, covered and serviced by the Area Sales Managers at outlet level. REQUIREMENTS – Senior Field Sales Manager / Sales Director Designate– Automotive & Industrial Products. To be considered for this Senior Field Sales Manager / Sales Director Designate role ideally you will have a successful sales and sales management experience from any competitive product based market. My client may also consider outstanding senior sales candidates with a proven track of success selling, who are ready for their first management role. You will be structured in your approach, a good motivator, feeling equally comfortable on a dual visit at smaller customers as presenting to national accounts at head office level. Above all you will have the ability, drive and determination to move up into a more strategic Sales Director role. PROSPECTS - Senior Field Sales Manager / Sales Director Designate– Automotive & Industrial Products. Superb, definite prospects to progress as this person will be an integral member of the management team going forward as the company continues to grow. THE COMPANY - Senior Field Sales Manager / Sales Director Designate– Industrial Automotive / Distributors / Aftermarket Established over 50 years with 500 staff and £65m turnover, my client is a multinational manufacturer of automotive and industrial equipment, including welding equipment but also battery chargers and car body repair. They were bought out 20 years ago, and under their new ownership have been the most innovative, fastest growing manufacturer in their market in Europe. Growth has come from superb new product development and manufacturing efficiency. They already supplied the UK market but this full UK subsidiary has consistently achieved 25%- 30% growth year after year and is on target to do this again in 2017. They have a good sized field sales team across 3 divisions which is growing. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Rod Plowe quoting Senior Field Sales Manager / Sales Director Designate – Automotive & Industrial Products reference RP1706-69 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683305 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Graduate Forecasting & Pricing Analyst - We are a world leading company, offering consultancy services to the pharmaceutical industry and we have a fabulous opportunity for a commercially focused graduate to join our entry level programme and train as a forecasting & pricing expert. Excellent on-the-job training with tailored personal development programmes and the opportunity to travel across the globe.’’ BASIC: £26,000 per annum ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: 27 days Holiday, generous bonus scheme, 4% contributory pension COMMUTABLE FROM: Oxford, Marlow, High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Slough, Reading, Uxbridge, Hemel Hempstead, Maidenhead, West London THE COMPANY - Graduate Forecasting & Pricing Analyst Established for eighteen years, we are world leaders in providing the pharmaceutical industry with forecasting and pricing research and consultancy. Our products include our evidence-based, pharma-specific software, which is used by all the top ten pharma companies and many of the top fifty around the globe. We are a truly international company with the majority of our clients based in Europe and the USA. You will be joining a dynamic, innovative and highly intelligent team that provides the best forecasting & pricing programs and consultancy services to the most recognised pharmaceutical organisations in the world. Candidates will need to combine a passion for numbers along with the commercial acumen to understand the nuances of the pharmaceutical market, including highlighting opportunities and factoring in potential risks. YOU WILL BE TRAINED ON THE JOB AND WILL ULTIMATELY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR: * Producing models covering many aspects of the pharmaceutical industry (include sales forecasting, pricing strategies, international pricing systems, the effects of parallel trade and risk analysis).* Using our cutting-edge forecasting technologies to produce bespoke forecast and pricing models for high profile clients.* Documenting, quality checking and project managing forecasting and pricing models.* Developing innovative forecasting methodologies.* Presenting analysis and findings to the clients (travel abroad is an essential component of the role)* Training and supporting customers using the bespoke models you have personally built or our off-the-shelf forecasting software.* Managing the quality and detail of work being provided to the customer.* Keeping up to date and documenting developments within the industry and pricing environment.* Translating customer needs into working briefs.* Creating detailed proposals for new and existing customers.* Commissioning, setting up and running market-research projects. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE / GRADUATE WILL HAVE GAINED A BACHELOR HONOURS DEGREE, 2:1 OR HIGHER, IN EITHER LIFE SCIENCES OR ONE THAT INVOLVES A HIGH DEGREE OF MATHEMATICAL MODELLING IN PARTICULAR: * Biological sciences, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Systems Biology* Medical sciences, Physiology* Pharmacology or Life Sciences.* Chemical Biology, Chemistry* Mathematics, Economics ABOVE AND BEYOND THIS YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE: * Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise.* The ability to work within a team or on an individual project whilst maintaining a high standard within a strict time and budgetary framework.* Solid grasp of mathematical concepts and basic statistics.* Desire to undertake a role that involves regular travel in the UK, Europe and USA.* A genuine fascination with pharmaceuticals & medicine.* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.* Exceptional analytical skills and an eye for detail* Knowledge in computer packages especially Excel.* A full UK driving licence. This role will develop you! As an organisation we strongly believe in the personal and professional development of all our people and we are renowned for having strong internal programmes to nurture and develop everyone to their maximum potential INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Graduate Forecasting & Pricing Analyst - Pharmaceutical Modelreference TF1706-68 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683304 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Trainee Service Engineer - A great opportunity for a qualified electrical / electronic engineer who has served a full apprenticeship to become a Field Service Engineer with full training provided for a manufacturer of packaging machinery supplying the food and FMCG markets SALARY: up to £28,000 Base BENEFITS: O/T to earn circa £32,000 Van Pension & Health schemes 25 days holiday LOCATION: You will cover the whole UK but will shadow and be trained by a Service Engineer living south of London so ideal location will be Reading, Uxbridge, Guildford or Watford living close to the M25, M3 or M4 motorways COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Reading, Uxbridge, Guildford, Watford JOB SPECIFICATION - Trainee Service Engineer A trainee field service engineer role tasked with the repair, refurbishment, installation and commissioning of packaging machinery shadowing and being trained by an experienced field service engineer REQUIREMENTS - Trainee Service Engineer * You MUST be a qualified mechanical or electrical/electronic engineer who has completed a full technical apprenticeship.* You do NOT need to be an experienced field service engineer.* Any specific experience of packaging machinery or the food or FMCG markets would be advantageous but is NOT essential.* Any hands on experience of working with PLC's, Servo drives or pneumatics would also be very useful.* As well as being a competent engineer you will be need to be comfortable and confident working with clients. PROSPECTS: Are excellent. You can expect to progress into a full field service role within 2 years and the opportunity to have a company car and earn £40,000 THE COMPANY - Trainee Service Engineer A well-established manufacturer of packaging machinery supplying the food & FMCG markets. I know the company very well having placed both the MD & Service Manager as well as other Service Engineers with them INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Trainee Service Engineer, reference SP1706-59 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • An opportunity for a Sales Executive / Business Development Executive to join a professional service provider at a crucial period of international growth. SALARY: £25,000-£30,000 ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Opportunities to travel; locally and globally!Success-driven bonus incentivesPersonal medical cover package LOCATION: M1, Junction 14 COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes; Northampton; Aylesbury; Bedford; Luton JOB SPECIFICATION: As the Sales Executive / Business Development Executive for this professional service provider you will be integral in the full lifecycle of sales leads; from initial research through to a consultative sell. You will be given autonomy to target prospective international clients. This is a unique opportunity to deal directly with key leaders in blue chip businesses and professional service firms. The Sales Executive / Business Development Executive will: * Create marketing strategies to generate leads* Identify, thoroughly research and connect with decision makers* Contact the generated leads by telephone and follow up with other marketing material* Utilise your flair and imagination to understand the needs of prospective clients* Conduct face-to-face and online presentations to credibly convey details of services as a solution to these needs* Own each project The necessary interaction with the international markets that are being targeting will require some flexibility on your part to be readily available to communicate at the times when these markets are open to speak. There is also the opportunity for you to travel across the UK and globally. REQUIREMENTS - Sales Executive / Business Development Executive * Proven B2B Sales or Business Development experience – ideally professional services* Exceptional communication; both written and verbal* Technical understanding and experience of Microsoft and Adobe packages* Self-motivated, resilient and persistent* Self-directing and managing* Thorough researcher and planner You will be excited at the prospect of connecting with and travelling to clients across the globe at meetings exhibitions and conferences. Ideally you will be full of energy, vibrant and ready to work in a forward thinking fast paced environment. THE COMPANY: We are a small, but very successful business who already holds household names as their clients and they are now turning their attention to grow on their global share. INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Kerry Austin quoting Sales Executive / Business Development Executive reference KA1706-64 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683325 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • A Senior Web Developer ( CMS WordPress ) looking for a vibrant, creative and cutting edge environment is presented the opportunity of genuine autonomy and ownership of the organisations portfolio of market leading customer interfaces. WordPress is our favoured platform. SALARY: £35,000-£45,000 ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Parking Permit Swish studio space in central Milton Keynes with the best technology on hand. Opportunities to travel; locally and globally! 25 days plus bank holidays, Additional office closure days LOCATION: Milton Keynes COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes; Northampton; Aylesbury; Bedford; Luton JOB SPECIFICATION: Senior Web Developer – (CMS) WordPress & PHP As the Senior Web Developer you will be the integral lead in producing quality website builds across desktop, mobile and tablet as well as overseeing a small team. You will work with Designers, Sales and Marketing to create first class propositions for our customer base. We want someone with flair and imagination who can help us evolve our products to the next generation and help us stay ahead of the game. The Senior Web Developer will own the each project from cradle to grave or from wireframe to full publish and launch, ensuring all forms of online advertising are accurate and drive customers to the sites through all the traditional forms of browsers and platforms. To help us and you along the way, we envisage you will have a tool box of the following skills:- * CMS (Wordpress)* JavaScript/JQuery* PHP* MySQL* HTML* CSS3/SASS* Photoshop/Illustrator* Knowledge of Google Analytics WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR - Senior Web Developer – WordPress & PHP We’re a small, but very successful business. Your opinion is valuable to us, so we’re looking for people who are prepared to stick their hand up and speak their mind. We are keen to evolve and without fresh thought provoking ideas we’ll stand still. Ideally you’ll be full of energy, vibrant and ready to work in a forward thinking fast paced environment. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Glen Brooke quoting Senior Web Developer – WordPress & PHP reference GGB1706-62 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683325 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Senior Design Engineer based in Sheffield to help lead design and development of industrial special purpose machinery and capital equipment through the use of our patented disruptive technology. Role advertised nationally to attract the best available talent, with relocation assistance. SALARY: up to £55,000 BENEFITS: Pension, Life Assurance, Private Health, Performance Bonus, Equity Incentive Scheme, 25 days Holiday Stats OFFICE BASED: Sheffield, South Yorkshire - Role advertised nationally to attract the best available talent, with relocation assistance. THIS ROLE WILL APPEAL TO YOU IF YOU: * Thrive in a problem solving environment turning the ambiguous into viable solutions* Have a passion for engineering and new product design and development* Want to work with disruptive technology re-defining industrial manufacturing processes JOB SPECIFICATION: As Senior Design Engineer you will be responsible for design and development of special purpose machinery and capital equipment projects acting as a Lead Engineer to achieve project goals within specified time frames, ultimately to develop systems for release as commercial products and solutions. You will have the full use of an engineering test laboratory, involving the need to design and build test rigs / proto-types to prove design concepts to advance the technology and product design. Fast paced research and proto-type build environment with changing priorities as projects won and design concepts proven or dismissed. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Senior Design Engineer * Assist Engineering Director to lead engineering design and development of new technology products* Drive full life-cycle projects from initial concept to full product development and into manufacture* Develop understanding of technology alongside wider scientific and partner community* Develop rigs and prototypes to validate concepts to move forward the design of technology and product base* Travel to customer sites to assist with the development of customer products (European Travel)* Manage relationships with supplier base for delivery of parts and prototypes* Build CAD models and engineering drawings to international standards* Re-engineering existing technology to suit new applications and or improve existing products* To create solutions to fulfil specific industrial processes as projects are won* Investigate new technology, “blue-sky” projects for use within existing technology REQUIREMENTS - Senior Design Engineer To be successful in your application you MUST be from a new product development background, able to commute to the Sheffield region or prepared to relocate. We are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals who have a genuine passion for engineering; this can be from your personal or professional life. ESSENTIALLY YOU WILL: * Have a successful career history of delivering full life-cycle new product development projects* Be experienced with designing electro-mechanical products / systems for use in industrial applications* Hold a Degree level qualification in Design or Engineering related discipline or equivalent (2:1 or higher)* Be competent in 3D/2D CAD ideally SolidWorks or similar DESIRABLY YOU WILL: * Highly motivated individual with a deep interest / understanding of engineering* Hold experience of utilising engineering applications including motors, pumps, fluids, steel fabrications, materials handling, etc.* Think conceptually to understand design challenges and find solutions.* Be able to work in a changeable fast moving development environment* Know how to lead other engineers to achieve a common goal Senior Design EngineerIN RETURN, WE WILL: * Provide a platform to enable you to be creative and challenge your hands-on and theoretical engineering capabilities* Work for a highly resourced R&D company to develop new products for market* Provide an opportunity where you can take a lead role in shaping a design led business* Invest in you and your career development with opportunities to move into team management and or product specialism COMPANY - Senior Design Engineer Xeros Tanning Technologies is the world leader helping tanneries address their water and effluent management challenges. Xeros is the only company using ground-breaking technology to significantly reduce water in the leather production process, a resource that is quickly becoming scarce, on a global scale. Our innovative, patent-protected technology significantly reduces water and chemistry in re-tanning, which also reduces the resulting effluent, allowing tanneries a significant commercial advantage. Xeros technology works with tanneries’ existing chemical recipes, but is simply more effective at delivering the chemicals into the hide. Xeros seeks experienced mechanical engineers to join the team to help introduce their technology to tanneries, initially with a focus on the European market. NOTE TO CANDIDATES AND RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:Please do not contact Xeros directly all enquiries are to be made to our recruitment partner, Wallace Hind Selection. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Jason Cooper quoting Senior Design Engineer reference JC1706-54 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683312 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.