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As a result of continued growth and new product development, Innovative Technology is looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals to join our expanding team.
If you are a visionary in your field and unafraid to challenge the status quo, you could be exactly what we need to fulfil our goal of revolutionising the cash handling industry.

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Principle Design Engineer

  • Location: Oldham, UK
  • Department: Development
  • Closing date: 19th January 2017


Principal Design Engineer (Continuous Improvement)

We’re Innovative…

At Innovative Technology we’re a global market leader in the design and manufacture of cash validation devices and processing services. We’ve over 300 employees at 10 locations across five continents, with around 120 based in our state-of-the-art head office at the Innovative Business Park in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

New product Research & Development is primarily undertaken here in the UK, from data and material science, through to software, mechanical and electronic engineering. As a key member of the team you’ll be involved in the full product lifecycle, putting you at the heart of the development journey.

As a result of our continued international growth and new product development, Innovative Technology is looking for passionate individuals to join our highly-successful, expanding team. If you’re a visionary in your field and unafraid to challenge the status quo, you could be exactly what we need to fulfil our goal of revolutionising the cash handling industry.

At Innovative Technology we strive to be the best at what we do and are proud of our track record of innovation and growth, so it’s great to be recognised for our achievements and success. Recent accolades include The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade, The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 and being listed in the London Stock Exchange 1000 companies to inspire Britain.

You’ll find us on the edge of the Pennines and less than half an hour from central Manchester, with great local amenities and transport links on our doorstep. On-site we’ve modern, open-plan offices, a rapid prototype workshop and development laboratory, which along with our friendly and hardworking culture should help you feel right at home. 


Our Opportunity

We’ve a brand new opportunity for a Principal Design Engineer to play a key role in our rapidly expanding Research & Development department at Innovative Technology. As we further strengthen our position in the marketplace you’ll ensure that our existing products and processes remain at the forefront of technological innovation.

The role will lead our Continuous Improvement function, with a new team of up to 10 software, mechanical and electrical engineers. Following leads from internal and external customers your team will identify the root cause of identified and reported issues, before evaluating and resolving them, as efficiently as possible.

This exciting opportunity would suit someone from a hands-on technical background, who has moved in to an autonomous senior, team leader or management role, where quality improvement and problem solving is the primary focus of their varied, multi-disciplined responsibilities.


Your role

  • You’ll lead the line on design, project management and delivery for continuous improvement, ranging through customer, production and design reliability issues
  • You’ll identify the root cause of product and production issues, from observation and feedback
  • You’ll lead a team of multi-disciplined engineers to continuously improve of products and services
  • You’ll make recommendations on how to improve products and services, whilst identifying efficiencies, reducing costs and improving reliability
  • You’ll analyse and improve internal development and production processes, as well as software bugs and simple feature requests


Your Qualifications:

Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject, is preferred


Your Skills & Experience

  • Leading a team of multi-disciplined engineers
  • Design, production and/or manufacturing background
  • Excellent investigatory and problem solving abilities
  • Strong stakeholder management, influencing and relationship building skills
  • A proven track record of completing engineering tasks to an exemplary standard
  • Electro-mechanical systems experience preferred


Your Package & Perks

  • Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on suitability and experience
  • Flexible working hours, to fit around personal commitments and give you time off when you’d like it most (with many of our team finishing at 2 o’clock on Fridays)
  • Paid breaks, in our own state-of-the-art open-plan offices, with free hot premium drinks
  • 24 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays, for great work-life balance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme, with a 3% contribution from us
  • Private Healthcare Scheme available for you, and the option to add family members
  • Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free onsite modern gym, staff car workshop and an active social calendar



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