Product Design Engineer

Reference 9337

You will be working for a well-established organisation based within the manufacturing and distribution industry and they have been established for 30+ years.  As the Product Design Engineer, you will be inventing, designing and developing market-leading products for the UK wholesale market.

Benefits include 31 days holiday including the Bank Holidays, Christmas shut down (3 days will be deducted from your total holiday allowance), Access to Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), Discount vouchers for optical requirements and free car parking. 

As the Product Design Engineer, you will be:

  • Applying innovative problem-solving skills to support the vision specification for new product concepts
  • Participating in brainstorms and gather research to support new product concepts
  • Champion great design to produce products that meet all performance and functional criteria
  • Working with research teams to integrate and develop new technology research into the final design
  • Taking an active, hands-on role to ensure that all engineering problems are resolved thoroughly
  • Using established development processes, good engineering practice and discipline to deliver robust design solutions in the agreed timeframe
  • Maintaining all supporting documentation to ensure accurate hand over either to other teams within the UK or the Far East
  • Preparing for (and participate in when required) design reviews with Product Development Managers and/or Technical Manager
  • Designing reviews with company directors, as required

As the Product Design Engineer, you will have:

  • Engineering / Design Degree or equivalent HNC/HND
  • Electrical Product/Mechanical Design experience 
  • An understanding and knowledge of basic engineering principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of various manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of tool design specifically injection/compression moulding and metal presswork
  • A creative and considered approach to problem-solving, adhering to clear design processes
  • An understanding of practical and methodical design development through prototyping and testing
  • Proven ability to communicate through concept artwork and 3D Cad (Solid works is preferable but training will be offered)
  • Experience in detailing component design for production and assembly
  • Technical and personal credibility to work effectively with other teams within the business
  • Ability to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and coordinate with the work of others
  • Ability to travel to the Far East for project transfer/production requirement desirable
  • Some electrical knowledge is preferred but training will be offered
  • Any hands-on machining/model making skills would be an advantage
  • You may have experience in working within one of the following: Products Designer, Materials Engineer, Exhibitions Designer or Designer

As the Product Design Engineer, you will receive a salary of circa £30,000 per annum depending on experience plus a fantastic range of benefits.


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