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Senior/Development Engineers sought to support continued growth

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 Heating who manufacture in excess of 400,000 boilers per year. Recent activity has seen a drive to support its increasing focus on new and sustainable heating technologies.

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The Future of Heating

The Future of Heating

With the UK governments net carbon zero target of 2050, Groupe Atlantic have invested in decarbonising their product range with ongoing R&D into Hydrogen Fuelled Boilers and Heat Pumps, as well as ongoing work on Traditional Gas Boilers.

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 Heating, Ideal Commercial, Keston and Hamworthy.

The Opportunity: Senior/Development Engineer

Groupe Atlantic based in the city of Hull are seeking to appoint a Senior/Development Engineer to join their growing R&D Department. Based at their R&D Centre of Excellence the Development Engineer will work on NPI & continuous improvement projects to deliver market leading products. The Senior/Development Engineer will work as part of a multi-discipline team and report to the Development Manager.

The Senior/Development Engineer will also be responsible for:

  • Contributing to continuous improvement, ensuring ongoing review of technology, processes, and outcomes
  • Working with gas, hydraulic & refrigeration circuits.
  • Environmental impacts and specification of thermodynamic loads.
  • Improving knowledge from in-field application of low carbon products.
  • Applying theoretical and practical approach to engineering problem solving & solution evaluation
  • Working with third party expertise to meet NPI & CIP activities
  • Participate in specified research, design & development activities
  • Completing activities in full, to time and cost to meet programme requirements

To be successful in the role of Senior/Development Engineer you will have:

  • Experience with gas combustion is desirable
  • The ability to critical analyse problems
  • Experience with refrigeration, HVAC or Heat Pumps is desirable
  • A solid background in product development and innovation
  • A solid understanding of thermodynamics
  • Experience of setting up and operating testing rigs
  • Relevant qualifications with Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, preferably degree qualified
  • The ability to communicate and build relationships with both internal and external teams
  • Excellent relationship building skills, and a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills

Click apply to send your details, alternatively for more information and a full outline of the role, call Joe Makin on 01482 628808.

 

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