Research & Development EngineerPertemps have an exciting opportunity for a postgraduate to join a growing manufacturing company based in Andover as an Research & Development Engineer. This position would suit a candidate who has recently finished their degree in Engineering or Physics and preferably at a Master of PhD level.Responsibilities as a Research & Development Engineer:- Support in strengthen the businesses Research and development team to help meet their short and long term strategic plans- Assisting in the development of LED based illumination technologies to improve current products and also develop new products- Testing new concepts for new products and enhancements- Engaging with partnerships and new market opportunities- Being inventive and coming up with concepts that can improve product performance- Working with academic partners and important customersRequirments:- Degree in Engineering or Physics preferably a Master of PhD- Knowledge of optics is desierable- Have a desire and drive to develop technical solutions and products- Can manage multiple projects- Ability to manage workload and work to tight deadlines- Enjoy presenting work in reports and presentations- Are a risk taker, willing to make intelligent assumptions that can bring forward development timeThis Research & Development Engineer position is a full time, permanent position. Working Monday to Friday. Our client is offering a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience. If you are interested in this position please apply below with an up to date CV or give Jemma a call at the Pertemps branch.