Manufacturing Development Engineer – Antrim (Ref: 21711115)

Reporting to the Mechanization Development Manager within the European Process and Mechanization organisation the role entails managing the development and supply of new equipment for capacity expansion and/or new product introduction.

This includes coordinating inputs from internal teams for the generation of User requirements specifications and providing inputs to product designers for DFM.  Being the technical point of contact for obtaining and evaluating proposals from external suppliers for the supply of equipment, and providing equipment cost information for capital budgets.

The role also entails planning and coordinating required actions and information exchange during equipment design, build, installation and commissioning. This includes leading equipment design reviews, acceptance testing at the suppliers and after installation.

Projects to be managed include the supply of equipment to make site locations in multiple regions globally so the ability to travel to support this is essential.

Essential criteria include a Bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline and at least 3 years’ experience implementing the introduction new equipment and processes in a high volume manufacturing environment.

We are seeking a high calibre candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team.  A current driver’s licence and access to transport is essential. International travel will be required.

This is a Day shift position based in Antrim.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. As an Investor in People, Schrader is committed to the provision of training, development and promotion opportunities. A comprehensive Induction programme is also available to all our new employees.

Please note that all successful candidates must undergo a medical examination which includes a drugs test.

Schrader Electronics is an equal opportunities employer