Product Design Engineer

This role will play an active role within the NPD team (consisting of both internal and external stakeholders) to design, for semi-automated manufacture, products that meet the stated requirements of the specified end user profile.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • To be the conduit to the optimised design in the form of an accurate, professional electronic drawing/model, either by creating the designs themselves or by liaising with external partners/sources, within the project time and budget constraints; to facilitate the conversion and creation of concept to a working design
  • Play a leading role to ensure right level of interaction between team to ensure recognition of the longer-term consequences of decisions made early in the design process

Key Skills and personal qualities:

  • Significant active experience taking products from inception through implementation into production
  • Understanding of the design constraints associated with moulded parts
  • Minimum of 3 years professional design for manufacture experience with CAD software such as SolidWorks, preferably post a design qualification (more relevant experience would be required without a design qualification)
  • Qualification in a Materials Science desirable
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Flexible doer and thinker
  • Completer finisher
  • Relishes the challenge of problem solving both as an individual and as a team, even when that involves them assisting in project areas other than design, ie testing
  • Able to take team members ideas and product specifications and create initially sketched and then fully detailed drawings for stakeholder feedback
  • Able to write, interpret, critique/question and enact a design brief
  • Knows how to convert challenges into opportunities
  • Structured approach to design, i.e. ability to interpret blue sky thinking and apply reality’s constraints to deliver a tangible outcome
  • Calm under pressure
  • Able to work well to deadlines

If you wish to be considered for this role please apply in writing along with your CV to Stacey Wightman – Head of People Experience outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the position and detailing your relevant skills and experience.

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