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R&D / Mechanical Engineer

Evolve Energy

Evolve Energy

Other Engineering
Craigavon, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2023
We have an exciting opportunity for a R&D/Mechanical Engineer to join our Octopus Energy Group team in Portadown.
As a key member of our innovative and rapidly growing team, you'll be responsible for designing world-changing heat pumps and their production at scale. If you're passionate about renewable energy and eager to make a positive impact on the planet, this role is perfect for you!
Please note: this role will be based on-site in Portadown, Monday - Friday

What you'll do

  • Create attractive, quality products that are cost-effective, reliable and user-friendly
  • Develop and support products throughout their lifecycle, including design, testing, certification, manufacturing and aftersales
  • Test and evaluate prototypes to determine suitability of products and components
  • Produce models, drawings, specification, bills of materials and technical literature
  • Liaise with suppliers to identify and source components and drive innovation
  • Resolve product issues which may arise during design, manufacture and/or in service

What you'll need

  • A relevant engineering degree
  • Minimum 2-3 years' industrial experience in the UK, ideally in heating or cooling manufacturing
  • It would be great if you had knowledge of heat pump technology, however, this is not essential

Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people
Working at Octopus Energy Group is more than just a job. It's an opportunity to be part of a passionate team that is driving the transition to a cleaner, greener future. We offer a friendly and inclusive work environment that encourages collaboration, innovation, and personal growth.
If you're excited about making a real difference and want to be involved in the production of cutting-edge heat pumps, we would love to hear from you! Join us at Octopus Energy Group in Portadown and help shape the future of sustainable energy.
To apply, please send us your CV and a short cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to hearing from you.