Founded 25 years ago, this company is a successful business with approximately 70 employees, designing and manufacturing bespoke products for the UK construction / specification market.
The in-house design team is responsible for creating one-off designs, which are manufactured in the UK and assembled at their premises. They work alongside some of the top firms in the country and their products often feature on award-winning architectural buildings throughout the UK.
As well as their award-winning products and designs they take a great pride in their people and their teams. Every employee, plays an integral part in the success of the business. Commitment to the company culture and way of working will be considered in equal measure alongside the candidates’ professional skills and experience.
Design, development and detail of products, for manufacture to customer specifications.
Produce fully detailed 3D models, in SolidWorks, for manufacturing purposes.
Undertake all necessary simulations, thermal calculations and prototyping to ensure products are fit for purpose.
Support and assist the internal teams and suppliers to ensure successful bespoke projects from order through to dispatch to agreed quality standards.
Successfully identify and understand the customer's needs and provide a high level of technical advice or project support to internal and external customers where required.
In consultation with the Design Manager, identify and implement efficient and effective processes and procedures through continual improvement.
Manage their own workload to meet agreed deadlines.
Communicate well at all levels.
Qualifications and Experience:
Required - Degree qualified in Product Design or Industrial Design, or similar discipline.
Required - Experience using 3D CAD software (Solidworks or similar).
Desired - Minimum 3 years’ experience working full-time within a design environment for a technical/specialist products company.
Desired - Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication
They are looking for a Product Design Engineer to join the in-house design team who can handle the challenges of delivering bespoke products to their architects and contractor’s specifications.
It is a highly technical role which requires a practical and motivated individual with excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to work at a fast pace.
In addition, and just as importantly, candidates must be able to demonstrate that they are aligned with the company values and adoption of those behaviours in their dealings with employees, customers and suppliers.