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Prototype Development Engineer – Herefordshire

Job Title: Prototype Development Engineer – Herefordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Salary: £25,000 - £33,000 basic + great benefits!
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12723
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2019 12:19

Job Description

Prototype Development Engineer – Herefordshire


This Prototype Development Engineer– Herefordshire job vacancy is with a leading agricultural / horticultural manufacturer. Do you watch “Scrap Heap Challenge” and wish you could have a job as one of their experts? Do you enjoy problem solving and developing new product solutions? Are you full on energy and enthusiasm for developing new and better products? If so, you’ll love this job!! To support this expanding business, we are looking for a Prototype Development Engineer to join this division, working with their Senior Engineer (UK-based) and be part of a head office team of about 40 people (6 dedicated to R&D). This is a 50:50 split role between office and field work. They will consider a graduate or an experienced engineer for this job!


A forward-thinking agricultural / horticultural manufacturer.


  • Practical, hands-on experience in the horticultural or agricultural world, with sound mechanical knowledge and aptitude.
  • Hold relevant engineering qualification or can demonstrate suitable experience.
  • Some knowledge of drawing office/production procedures and processes would be useful
  • A self-starter with the ability to work on his or her own initiative, plan well and follow through to project completion
  • Basic IT skills, eg Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


Starting salary: £25,000 - £33,000 basic, personal development and training, company mobile phone, 23 days holiday per annum, loyalty scheme, pension, private healthcare after 12 months and a vibrant social calendar all year round. They look to continually promote from within!

To Apply: Please email your CV to Rebekah Shields, International Recruitment Director -   

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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