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Technical Development Engineer.

Reference: TECH12
Salary: £18,000
Job Location: Bristol
Job ID: 16398
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 18 November 2021

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Job Details

Reports toLine Manager
Hours of work30 - 37.5 hours each week
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm


A good opportunity for those studying Mechanical Engineering looking to develop technical knowledge and gain real-life experiences in the manufacturing department of a busy organisation. A flexible position that can be tailored to suit your education timetable.

Also ideal for recently graduated students looking for employment.

The purpose of the role is to…

  • Expanding knowledge of the basic refrigeration cycle
  • Expanding knowledge of materials
  • Expanding knowledge of thermodynamics
  • Expanding knowledge of refrigeration systems using CO2
  • Developing refrigeration plant specifications
  • Developing product budget and costs
  • Developing bill of materials
  • Conducting product selections
  • Conducting quality checks and spot check reviews
  • Checking quality documentation and traceability
  • Maintaining quality system and quotations Log
  • Assisting engineering staff in all areas of design
  • Developing ideas for improving processes process and product development
  • Working with CAD, simulation software and Microsoft Office applications
  • Assist to develop energy models and prove efficiency


What you’ll be doing…

  • Learning and developing technical knowledge, skills and products
  • Liaising with clients to understand needs and expectations
  • Requesting information from suppliers
  • Working with best practice and recognized standards
  • Working with quality management systems
  • Working in part of small team, being flexible and learning to manage more than one project at a time


What success looks like…

  • Meeting client demands and deadlines
  • Maintaining good practice
  • Communicate effectively with the team
  • Being able to work self-sufficiently
  • Working with Space Engineering values and vision


We’d love to meet someone with…

  • Good mathematics and science knowledge or background
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good IT skills. Proficient with Microsoft applications (i.e. Word & Excel)
  • Able to work in a team
  • Willingness to develop technical knowledge
  • Willingness to develop computer skills
  • Studying or studied Mechanical Engineering at college level or similar


A value driven approach – it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that’s important at Space.  We’re Here for Each Other, Here for our Customers and Here for What Matters.


What's in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary, and all of our employees 22 days holiday, rising incrementally to 25, plus bank holidays. Our extensive benefits package includes; Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Life cover of 2x salary, Employee Assistance Programme, Discount scheme including Gyms, Introducers Bonus Scheme and an excellent pension scheme.


Who are we?

Space Engineering Services are one of the most dynamic refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning service providers in Europe. We are proud to offer innovative products and services, and market-leading refrigeration technology, for which we have received awards and industry accreditations.


We are all equal!

We’re committed to creating an inclusive workforce and are opposed  to any form of less favourable treatment, whether through direct or indirect discrimination, association or perception accorded to employees or job applicants, on the grounds of their; race, religion or belief, disability, ethnic origin, nationality, marital/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, gender, sexual orientation or age.




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