Closing Date 31.05.24

Based: SSL, Begbroke Oxford

Reporting to: R&D Support Team Leader

Conditions: Full time, salaried


As part of the R&D team, you will be responsible for building, supporting product development and validating our mechanical solutions. This role is very hands on, you’ll be involved in development from concept to final delivery.

The Engineer will require fabrication and assembly skills. You will be responsible for sourcing materials, managing BOMs and documenting the build process. During the design cycle, you are likely to be supporting with 3D printing, building concept models to inform ergonomics, styling, and technology choices. During the development phase you would be involved in building the prototypes, completing the environmental testing, and overseeing the transition into production.

The nature of the job requires good teamwork and organizational skills. We are looking for an engineer with either previous industrial experience or has an engineering educational background that can demonstrate strong hands-on skills. This role could also suit a fresh graduate or a junior engineer looking for a path into product design.



  • Building and supporting development of prototypes and sub-assemblies.
  • Generating BOMs and build instructions.
  • Selecting, managing and sourcing materials.
  • Coordinating between SSLs teams and subcontractors.
  • Providing engineering support to all parts of the business.
  • Responsible for controlling engineering changes.
  • Environmental testing of our products.
  • A focus on product improvements, design for manufacture and service.


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