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Engineer Research and Development

Posted: 5 August 2022


Engineer – Research and Development


Heywoods Industrial Park, Birds Royd Lange, Brighouse, HD6 1NA, United Kingdom


Olympus Park Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4NF, United Kingdom

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

From within the Group Technical Engineering Team, but working closely with Group Product Engineering, lead and carry out nominated R&D tasks and functions from initial planning through to delivery of the project outcome.

This will include identification of resource and equipment, as well as having control of commissioning and running of R&D plant as well as outsourcing services as required.


  • Working with Group Engineering, Product and Applications to deliver designated development projects.
  • Complete type testing approvals.
  • Complete Research & Development Tasks.
  • Assist Technical support engineers when required with RCA.
  • Ensures engineering compliance is implemented and maintained.
  • Provide technical support to the engineering lead, product, and applications teams.
  • Innovate & develop new solutions to problems.
  • Design & build custom test setups.
  • Perform various types of testing e.g., pressure testing, temperature testing & cycle testing.
  • Generate test reports & provide analytical data based on testing carried out.
  • Work towards taking ownership of R&D projects.
  • Ensure that excellent customer delivery is met, for both clients and colleagues alike.
  • Looking at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
  • Making suggestions for changes and improvements and how to implement them.
  • Provide internal technical support on valve operation, specification, and engineering issues.
  • Ad-hoc design activities where necessary.
  • To show a compliance to the Business Management System, including all relevant procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure product output delays are minimised, through effective engineering support to production operations.
  • Ensure the Severn Glocon Group ethos of ‘Repair Intelligence’ is adopted through culture and systems, and that any lessons learnt are reported to Group Applications Engineering.
  • Making suggestions for changes and improvements and how to implement them.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Engineering Degree or Higher National Certificates/Diplomas.
  • Knowledge of pressure equipment & standards.

How to apply If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:

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