Technical Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1405834

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Technical Engineer based in Dunmurry

Job Specification: Technical Engineer

The Company

Brookvent is a dynamic and ambitious Northern Ireland manufacturing company, specialising in window ventilation and mechanical ventilation products designed for the residential construction sector in the UK and Ireland, as well as export markets in Mainland Europe.  It is an exciting time within the company as it continues invest heavily in its product range to suit the needs of new market opportunities.

The Role

Reporting to the Technical Manager you will provide technical support for our ventilation products in our existing domestic market and new export markets. You will assist in identifying relevant standards and legislation relating to the company’s products and ensure their compliance in all markets where they are being sold. You will set up or source testing to ensure compliance and recommend / identify any development required. You will assist in the development of new product to ensure it meets the needs of our customers and complies with relevant legislation.

You will be experienced in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Solid Works and be experienced in manufacturing techniques. Previous experience in a specification product would be desirable.

The Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support in all areas of domestic ventilation.
  • Ability to provide step-by-step technical help, both written and verbal
  • Support the Sales team and other departments on technical aspects of the products.
  • Visit site when required to identify and solve technical issues.
  • Assist with the setup or improve quality inspection procedures for new and existing products.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports and resolve technical issues with our suppliers as they arise.
  • Assist with the design and development of new products from concept to production sign off.
  • Assist with the validation of new products by sourcing prototypes and testing.
  • Work with new and existing suppliers to achieve accurate cost and lead-times
  • Manage the work-in-progress and current BOM’s, with the ability to prioritise and manage several open issues at any one time.
  • Coordinate with production team to ensure smooth transition into production.
  • Work within tight timescales to deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot basic technical issues
  • Assist with the VA/VE programme to reduce production costs.

The Person:

  • Preferably somebody with a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Qualification (or equivalent subject).
  • Excellent team working, problem solving and communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ideally some experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Good understanding of design-for-manufacture of injection moulded parts
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to adapt to using new software e.g. Sage.
  • Good understanding of electrical components, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Fully conversant with MS Office applications.
  • Experience with using AutoCAD and Solid Works.


  • Starting salary will be circa £24k and dependant on experience.
  • 30 days annual leave including stats (pro-rata).
  • Pension match up to 3% of salary.
  • 37.5hrs per week. 8.30-5 Mon to Thurs., 8.30 – 2.30 Fri.

Based in Dunmurry, Lisburn.

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Brookvent is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all eligible candidates.