Research and Technology Project Engineer

Employer Information

Denroy Plastics Limited


T: 02891277556


Working hours:                  37.5 hrs a week
Positions available:            1
Reporting to:                      R&D Co-ordinator
Site location:                       Denroy Plastics Ltd, 9 – 11 Balloo Drive
Department:                      Technical

Play an active role in the R&T department enabling technical execution and delivery of Research and Technology projects focused on the development of plastics and composites.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the development of project scopes, plans, objectives, and specifications, involving all relevant stakeholders ensuring technical feasibility
  • Management of Bill of Materials necessary for development to drive cost awareness and improve planning effectiveness
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports, procedures, presentations, proposals, and budgets
  • Execute and monitor technology development as per project requirements
  • Perform technical risk assessment activities managing the resolution of incidents arising
  • Conduct research on materials and processes contributing to the generation of technology State of The Art
  • Execute and/or co-ordinate manufacture of coupons, test samples and demonstrators liaising with stakeholders to develop and implement the manufacturing plans
  • Start-up, adjustment, and optimization of processes following DOE methodologies
  • Test execution and data processing, development of test methods, collection and presentation of data using statistical techniques
  • Prepare and manage equipment or programs required for a project following the relevant process
  • Provide input data to Stress Analysis, Design, Quality, and Operations teams
  • Collaboration with other functions in internal R&T trials
  • Interaction with customers and suppliers
  • Participate in regular team meetings providing progress updates and analysis
  • Contribute to day-to-day operations as required by the Technical Department

Essential Criteria

  • A well-structured individual that can plan and manage their time effectively, educated to,
  • Degree level qualification in an Engineering / Research and Technology discipline


  • A Higher-Level qualification, such as HNC/HND, in an Engineering / Research and Technology discipline and 1 year’s relevant experience in an Engineering or New Product role.

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of plastics and composite materials, processing, and experimental characterization.
  • Capability to analyse and interpret technical drawings, models, and specifications
  • Knowledge of raw materials, products, and documentation
  • Project Management awareness
  • Customer facing experience
  • Laboratory based equipment awareness
  • Competent with Microsoft packages including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Awareness of CAD packages such as CATIA, Solidworks or Creo
  • Understanding of Injection Moulding

This is not an exhaustive list but is an indication of the extent of the role. There is significant opportunity to develop this role further as it is a critical function in Denroy.


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