R&D Engineering Assistant, Jobs, 511

R&D Engineering Assistant

Ref: 511 | Posted: 4th Jul 2022



Circa £30,000 per annum

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Ellis Mason have the pleasure of recruiting a for an R&D ENGINEERING ASSISTANT to work for a highly regarded business based in Bedfordshire. 

The role would suit someone who either has a mechanical engineering degree or practical experience in this area. The company will also consider candidates who have perhaps completed an apprenticeship within this field too or a mechanical engineering course. To be considered for the R&D ENGINEERING ASSISTANT you will need to be happy working in both warehouse and office fields. One day you may be building a proto-type using cast iron and a grinder, another you could be soldering LED's onto PCB's and the next you may be in the office working on spreadsheets and building instruction manuals. 

Experience in using 3D CAD is ideal. 


  • Permanent, full time basis.
  • Salary is circa £30,000 but contact if above this and very relevant experience
  • On-site parking
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (keep some back for xmas shut down).
  • Pension - 5% company, 3% individual contribution
  • Death in service package
  • Monday to Friday  - 37.5 hours 8.30am to 5pm with 1 hour lunch


The main duties included within the role of the R&D ENGINEERING ASSISTANT, are:

  • Building mock ups and developing prototypes
  • Setting up and breaking down sample products
  • Carrying out new product testing and evaluation
  • Involvement in the technical design of new products
  • Working with external partners to ensure products meet industry standard regulations
  • Writing instruction manuals
  • Continuously updating manuals and documentation
  • Carrying out research on components and products
  • Further research on technologies and processes, always on the look for new developments and innovation
  • Assisting in the design and development of electrical and electronic elements

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the agency

A recruitment agency you can trust, Ellis Mason have been matching talented candidates with new job opportunities since 2017. Working with Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Cambridgeshire’s most successful businesses, Ellis Mason specialise in commercial recruitment; recruiting people skilled in administration, customer service, HR, finance, marketing, IT & more.

Being an independent recruitment agency means we really get to know our candidates. Saving time for both employers and employees by making the best possible matches. Acting as both a recruitment business and recruitment agency in the fulfilment of this role.

Thank you for your application, Where possible, we endeavour to contact all candidates, however due to the volume of applications, we ask that if you have not heard from us within 7 days to please accept that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.