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Product Designer - Greater Manchester

 

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Published
27-11-2018
Job ad details
Published
27-11-2018
Expires
11-12-2018
Job ID
LJA-68306370
Job type
Permanent
Full-time
Salary level
£30,000 - £35,000  per year
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering

White Label Recruitment is now recruiting for a Product Design Engineer role that has come up with one of our key clients in North Manchester. The role is for a Product Designer for a large multi-national business, seeking to strengthen their design team.

The role is responsible to support the business (internally and externally key stakeholders such as Marketing and Sales colleagues) on the development of concept and technical drawings. This individual is able to translate technical constraints coming from our assets into concepts that bring differentiation to our customers with limited effect on product and or manufacturing costs

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Designer is responsible to translate constraints (technical & asset constraints / complexity / consumer and customer needs / cost optimization ..) into concepts technically developed in drawings and to optimize by her/his support to key functions the time to market. He/She achieves that by :
  • Designing and developing of new product development using concept drawings as well as detailed technical drawings
  • Optimising design taking into account functional and technical requirements
  • Incorporating Eco-design on the development process
  • Considering any legal constraints or obligations on the design
  • Investigating lightweighting and material costs reduction (new or current solutions)
  • Assessing new technologies and their viability within the new product development/design
  • Carrying out research activities necessary to form an understanding of user needs
  • Where appropriate he/she has to challenge the project brief.
  • The Designer is responsible for providing added value to the company’s packaging being functionality or features that would generate competitive advantages.
  • The designer is also responsible for proposing and realising improvements of components within his/her Technology domain when quality or profitability issues are due to the design of these components.
  • He/She conducts searches for new ideas and innovation in the field and identifies new opportunities or possibilities.

Experience/ Skills Required:

  • Mechanical Design, Product Design or equivalent experience
  • Fluent English
  • 3-5 years in concept Development, product design or product development, with a solid experience on production environment
  • High level of skill on 3D software packages such as Solidworks, Top Solid, Catia, Rhino

Required technical competencies :

- 3D drawing

- pallet pattern software (CAPE preferably)

- simulation software is a plus (Solidworks preferably)

- project management skills

- ability to understand & integrate various (and possibly contradictory) requirements and to find & propose the best possible solution

- ability to translate commercial & marketing concept into technical solutions & vice-versa

- creativity

- ability to define priorities

- organisational skills

- ability to explain, persuade

Please let me know if you could be interested in the above. They are paying £30-35k depending on experience. With this you are entitled to 25 days holiday, gaining a potential 2 more days based on attendance, a matched 8% pension scheme, private healthcare.

If this is of interest please apply now for immediate consideration or contact Ruth Llewellyn at White Label Recruitment for further information.

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Job ad details
Published
27-11-2018
Expires
11-12-2018
Job ID
LJA-68306370
Jobtype
Permanent
Full-time
Salary level
£30,000 - £35,000  per year
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering