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Systems Engineer

North East England

  • Reference: 385136
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package

  • Location: Blyth

Our client

Dräger is a leader in the design and manufacture of medical and safety technology products. In so doing, they protect, support, and save people's lives around the world in hospitals, with fire departments, emergency services, authorities, and in mining as well as industry.

Founded in Lübeck in 1889, Dräger has grown into a worldwide, listed enterprise in its fifth generation as a family-run business. Dräger has more than 14,500 employees worldwide and is present in over 190 countries around the globe.

The site at Blyth is the centre of excellence for the R&D and manufacture of safety equipment used by doctors, firefighters, the oil and gas sector and the police.  


The role

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, the role of Systems Engineer plays a crucial role in ensuring a clear systems specification is in place for every project for every customer.  Working closely throughout the business you will provide effective challenge and influence from concept to finished product.  With a strong focus on market and customer needs you will have an overall technical responsibility with regards to all relevant systems and products within the product portfolio.   You will act as the technical voice of the customer on the site to ensure specific requirements are effectively developed and documented to continue to improve effectiveness.  

About you

As a degree qualified systems engineer, you will have experience in the strategic and operational development & documentation of technical specifications to meet customer requirements.  With well developed communication skills you will demonstrate the ability to effectively challenge/influence other managers within Draeger and provide a high quality of service to customers.  Previous experience in the design/development of complex equipment with multi-disciplinary components (including mechanical, electrical, electronics, controls, software, firmware etc) will enable you to add value to the complex product portfolio for this safety critical product.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the North East's most successful and innovative businesses as they continue to drive to maintain their position at the forefront of the industry.  

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