We have an exciting opportunity for a mechanical engineer with a passion for innovation to join our multidisciplinary R&D team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to drive forwards technology development of innovative product concepts, building on Beko’s current product range, through scouting and researching new technologies, developing proof of concept prototypes and liaising with the broader company to progress successful concepts through to full production.
Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors
Senior Specialist – Mechanical Engineering and New Product Innovation
- To survey mechanical engineering technology areas, such as energy efficiency, thermodynamics, aeromechanical design, novel filtration technologies, and other technologies relating to areas of interest for Beko within UK universities and start-up companies.
- To identify and develop potential collaborations, communication networks and new business opportunities in-line with the company’s strategies in mechanical engineering technology areas.
- To follow up on-going collaboration projects with UK partners and Arçelik.
- To investigate the potential R&D Project funding opportunities in order to create income to support and develop research activities in Beko R&D.
- To prepare supporting documentation as required from legal parties, funding bodies or from Central R&D on activities and projects performed in the Beko R&D.
- Liaise with relevant groups within the Beko/Arçelik global R&D structure to understand their needs for technology scouting support, visiting the Central R&D facility in Istanbul, Turkey as required.
- To develop prototypes for proof-of concept studies.
- To setup and maintain test and data logging systems according to project requirements.
- A broad knowledge of emerging technologies, and a passion for innovation
- Excellent presentation skills and an effective communicator
- 2+ years industry experience in a related field, preferably involving concept generation, mechanical design, analysis of thermodynamic systems, prototype and lab testing, transfer through to manufacture
- 1st or 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering from a leading university, preferably Masters level or higher