Development Technologist

The Development Technologist will report into the Senior Development Technologist and will assist in identifying, initiating and managing product development activities within the business.

Main tasks will include:

  • Managing new and existing projects to deliver product developments 
  • Liaising with various operations, engineering and technical teams to organise development activities
  • The preparation and monitoring of trial plans
  • Reporting product development plans, status and outcomes via written and verbal scientific reports
  • Assisting in the monitoring of identified trial work
  • Assisting in supporting sales and laboratory activities where these are related to product development
  • Recording and updating projects within business systems
  • Preparation of trial plans to business systems
  • Preparation of project plans

The successful candidate must have:

  • A degree qualification in an Engineering or Scientific based subject
  • The ability to manage projects to strict requirements and tight deadlines
  • The ability to prepare concise technical reports
  • A strong understanding of the importance of the health, safety and environmental requirements on site

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A degree or higher qualification in Metallurgy, Materials Science or Materials Engineering
  • Experience of working with a recognised Continuous Improvement methodology
  • A background in product and process development
  • The ability to work in a team with a target to deliver innovative solutions to the business

Development Technologist - Package

  • Pension up to 7% contribution
  • 4 x Annual Salary ‘Death in Service’
  • Private Health Care Package – can be increased to incorporate dependants
  • Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus
  • Additional Family friendly fun days out

Due to the nature of the business, the incumbent should be aware that under special circumstances (e.g., breakdowns, outage periods, etc.) longer working hours or working over weekends/holidays might be required to fulfil the duties of the role.

If you feel you have the right experience and skill set for the role of Development Technologist then please don’t hesitate to apply for the role.  Unfortunately on this occasion we are not able to accept applications from candidates who require VISA sponsorship support to work in the EU.


For an informal confidential conversation regarding this role please call Recruitment on 01746 788248 or 07970 929273

To apply for this role please send an application via email to: or post to:

Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd
Stourbridge Road
WV15 6AU