Junior Prototype Engineer

Overview: Great opportunity to work for a great company.  We are looking for a Junior Prototype Engineer for our customer who provides major brands with design and point of purchase displays.  Reporting to the workshop manager and supporting all of the workshop activities and UK quality Control.


This role offers training and progression, eventually becoming their UK Quality Control Inspector.

Your main duties will be :-

Building prototypes to both technical drawings and hand sketches using tools and methods suitable.

Development of prototypes with the Technical Design team, feeding back the changes and improvements you recommend from a functional and manufacturing point of view.

Working with the Project Managers to ensure prototypes are built on time.

Working with Buyers to ensure prototypes are produced to budget.

General business and workshop support, collecting and delivery of packages etc.

Operation of plastic machinery CNC routing machine, plastic laser cutter and hand tools etc.

Modification of metal prototypes using relevant hand tools.

Electrical wiring, LED and Tube lighting for units requiring wiring.

Ability to work flexible hours when necessary, travel to clients premises to build and where required present prototypes, this could be in the UK or occasionally overseas.

You should be a hands on and practical person with a positive approach to problem solving/lateral thinking and good attention to detail.  A Full UK Driving licence and passport is essential.

If you have an engineering qualification or similar discipline this would be a great advantage.

Please note: due to the high volume of CV’s we receive, we are unable to respond personally to all applications. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of your application, please take your application as unsuccessful on this occasion. Good luck with your job search.

Arena Personnel Ltd – Letchworth Garden City’s independent recruitment agency.

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