|Date Posted||July 22, 2021|
Our client is looking for a Research and Development Engineer to be based in Bulawayo that will be responsible for carrying out research and tests on product ideas, develop new products, and perform redesigns.
Conducting market research and evaluating similar products and their functions.
Collaborating with the engineering and marketing department on product feasibility.
Meeting with business management, marketing, and the R&D team to discuss product ideas
Redesigning existing products to enhance functionality or reduce costs.
Creating design projects and specification sheets.
Presenting product designs to management and stakeholders.
Overseeing the engineering of product prototypes.
Testing prototype products for functionality, ease-of-use, and longevity.
Conducting patent, product and trade market registrations internationally
Resolving product issues.
In-depth Technical knowledge of research and design of agricultural implements and an appreciation of industrial manufacturing systems.
A strategic and creative thinker with proven experience of working on diverse and wide- ranging systems
The ability to build and maintain highly effective working relationships with a range of people (both internally and externally).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of business management skills (finance/accounting principles, human resources and project management)
Strong attention to detail, and excellent time management skills
Proficient with computer design software including AutoCAD.
A commitment to team-work and ability to develop creative ideas and transform them into practical reality.
- Job Role: Research and Development Engineer - Bulawayo
- Industry: Accountancy / Finance
- Salary: Negotiable
At least 3-5 years proven experience in Research and Design
A member of a reputable professional Engineering/Agricultural institute