We are a start-up technology company based in Edinburgh, developing pioneering water technology which we believe has the power to change access to water globally.
We believe everyone deserves access to safe and healthy water regardless of where you live.
Our patent pending technology is being developed for initial launch and we need ambitious and talented individuals like you to help us get there.
Design Engineer/Mechanical Engineer
Are you an engineer with a passion for developing life changing technology? Do you pride yourself in your ability to use your engineering know-how to solve big problems?
Novus is looking for a dynamic engineer to join our small but perfectly formed team to help us take our first product to market.
Be required to solve technical problems by utilising your ability to research, design and test innovative solutions.
Manage suppliers to help you deliver
Develop robust CAD models and assemblies and translate them into manufacturing inputs
Utilising your DFMA experience to optimise our products for manufacture and cost
Be able to work autonomously to deliver your projects through the product development milestone process
Contribute to the Novus strategy through design and engineering
Reporting to the Head of Design & Engineering you will be one of the first members of the Novus team and play a vital role in the success of our vision. You will work collaboratively with all of the functions to take your product to through the development process to market readiness.
Your voice will always be heard. Our culture is important to us and we foster innovative and open thinking. Our vision is ambitious and we need trail blazers to help us grow into a world beating team.
Degree qualification in Design Engineering or equivalent.
At least 2+ years experience in product development, ideally in consumer markets.
Solid understanding of mechanical systems and engineering principles, in particular fluids and motor systems
Good proficiency in CAD software such as Solidworks or NX
Experience working with external partners and suppliers
Comfortable working under pressure and in a dynamic and changing environment
Excellent ability to capture and share information through the design process
Driven by solving engineering problems that have a big impact
Experience with designing with sheet metal
Experience with developing methods to evaluate and test product performance against design requirements
Understanding of the whole product development process from concept design through to manufacture
Good experience working cross functionally with electronics and firmware engineers
Knowledge of materials and associated manufacturing processes
Have a portfolio demonstrating your experience in product development
Experience in developing technical product requirements from user and business needs
Have experience of utilising quality methods and failure mode avoidance to improve products
Are known for acting with fairness and integrity
Set high standards for yourself and others
Recognise the power of diverse talents
Build strong relationships with the people around you
Have a good eye for design and attention to detail
Salary dependent on experience
If you are interested in what we have to offer you, please send a CV with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why we’re a good fit.
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