Proactive Problem Solver Sought For Design Engineer Role

About the company

Groupe Atlantic are a French family owned international organisation employing 8,000 people and boasting a turnover in excess of €2bn. They specialise in providing heating and ventilation products for both domestic and commercial markets.

The UK & ROI Division has several market leading brands including the household name Ideal Boilers who manufacture in excess of 400,000 boilers per year. Ideal have just won two prestigious Queen’s Awards for innovation and international trade and are the number one manufacturer and supplier into the new build homes market.

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Gearing up for growth

In 2014 Groupe Atlantic acquired Hull based Ideal Boilers, recognising the quality of their products and their place not only in the UK market but also in the European market.  Since then, there has been significant investment in the Hull site to enable an increase in production capacity; they have expanded the R&D facilities and modernised and improved manufacturing techniques.

The group has a strong manufacturing culture as well as a mind-set that focuses strategy on people.  With an eye towards the future and backed by their experience, they have been able to evolve and grow by constantly expanding their skills.

Today, GROUPE ATLANTIC is made up of twelve strategic and complementary brands that create thermal comfort solutions in four areas: Heating, Hot water, Air conditioning & Ventilation.  Headquartered in Hull, Groupe Atlantic’s UK business includes leading UK brands such as Ideal Boilers, Ideal Commercial, Keston and Hamworthy.

The company is now looking for a Product Manager to support and develop the product portfolio in its exciting New Energy and Renewables market space.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to work mainly for New Product Introduction and Continuous Improvement projects within the Research and Development department. The Design Engineer will be responsible for helping to define product specifications, product performance and costs, providing solutions to design problems and liaising closely with suppliers and cross-functional team members.

The person

You will have design engineering experience from within the manufacturing or engineering sector and  a qualification such as a HNC/Degree within an Engineering discipline. You will be proactive with the ability to work on your own initiative, and be flexible and robust with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

Emmerson Kitney is recruiting for this role on an exclusive basis on behalf of Groupe Atlantic. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Emmerson Kitney.

For more information call 01482 628808 today

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