Munster Simms Engineering (better known by our brand name Whale) is an established local business with a reputation for quality, innovation and service. With over 200 years heritage in Northern Ireland it is now a valued division of the US-based Brunswick Corporation. In recent years, the company has seen exponential growth and has released a stream of award-winning new products. Distributing to over 50 countries worldwide, Whale serves a range of diverse markets including leisure marine, recreational vehicles, portable sanitation, domestic shower drainage and various niche industrial sectors.
Our vision and aspiration is to build an outstanding, sustainable company widely known for our innovative and principled approach in everything we do.
Whale is a fair employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of religious affiliation, religious belief, political belief, sex, race, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability or part time or full time status. In order to demonstrate our commitment to equality of opportunity and meet our obligations under Fair Employmment legislation we are required by law to monitor the religious affiliation and sex of all job applicants.
Based in Bangor, Northern Ireland, Whale is the market leader in heating and water systems and is known for innovative products in the Marine, Mobile, Healthcare, and Industrial markets. Part of the Brunswick Corporation’s (24 global operations) Advanced Systems Group (ASG), Whale’s forward-thinking approach is driven by a dedicated team who exude a passion for delivering the best possible product and service for our customers.
Due to ongoing growth, we are seeking an enthusiastic & innovative individual for a Product Development Engineer role.
ABOUT THE JOB
A great opportunity for an individual who is keen to design and contribute to the design of new products or modifications of existing products to required standards of operability, reliability, innovativeness, and cost as directed by the Product Development Programmes.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED
Applicants must be passionate about engineering, outgoing, bright and enthusiastic. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work autonomously and as part of a team
• COMMUNICATION SKILLS - Excellent written and verbal communication / presentation and strong interpersonal skills
• PLANNING AND ORGANISING - Strong organisational and analytical skills are required, along with the ability to methodically plan and prioritise workload efficiently and effectively to maximise results through measurable plans
• STRONG I.T. SKILLS – I.T. literate with strong working knowledge of m/s office suite as a minimum requirement
• COLLABERATIVE- A strong team player with the ability to work in close collaboration with various stakeholders such as colleagues/external partners and or customers in order to achieve goals
• Good Commercial Awareness
WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Candidates should be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) or above in Mechanical Engineering, Product Engineering or any related engineering discipline. The role will require someone who can work closely with various other functions (product, quality, marketing, purchasing and production) to develop and agree product specifications and then to ensure that these specifications are met in terms of performance, cost, timescales and reliability.
Please return your completed form to the Monitoring Officer:
THE MONITORING OFFICER
WHALE (MUNSTER SIMMS ENGINEERING LIMITED)
2 ENTERPRISE ROAD
BANGOR BT19 7TA