Senior Product Designer

Location: Preston
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Reference: SPDP1

 

Are you an experienced and passionate Senior Product Designer who is seeking the opportunity to use your skills and experience within a market leading, global business?

 

Our client is looking for a Senior Product Designer to join their business and assist with all aspects of the Design and Manufacturing process. This is a senior role with an element of responsibility and support for the product designers remit also.

 

Key Responsibilities/Objectives:

Working with the R&D Manager to support the R&D team undertaking all aspects of the Design and Manufacturing process to the required specification, in line with quality standards and new product developments
Project coordination involving stakeholder management. Responsible for ensuring schedules are completed to deadlines aligned to the company strategy.
Product design, which involve complex assemblies.
Tool design and manufacture reliant on new product developments, modifications and change.
CAD to support the design process.
Design specifications in line with the company strategy and R&D key objectives.
FEA Analysis. Involves the stress analysis of plastic parts aligned to the test specification.
Prototype using advanced 3D printing technology in addition to full-scale models.
Product testing to current regulations including European legislation.
Responsible for new product release documentation and coordination of the release procedure.
Provision of technical support, drawings and other R&D related activities to support other function areas within the business.

 

Key Skills & Experience:

3D design (Autodesk Inventor or similar)
Tooling design & construction
Product development of roto-moulded products & injection-moulded products desirable
FEA Analysis
Good communication skills
Project management / highly organised
Knowledge of engineering principles
Preparing and giving presentations
Technical reports
Competent in Excel / Word / PowerPoint
Degree level qualification in Product Design or similar
Driving licence
R&D / product design background (5+ years’ experience)
Manufacturing background

 

Benefits:

Pension
25 days holiday (includes 4 days Xmas shut down) + bank holidays
Car parking
Tea & Coffee
Private Healthcare

 

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8-5 with 4:30 finish Friday

Core hours as stated but additional to suit business demands are expected

 

Closing date is 6th July 2019

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