New Product Design Engineer

Novo Executive Search and Selection
North East England
03 Dec 2017
09 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

New Product Design Engineer

Our client is an international market leader in the design and manufacture of innovative electrical and mechanical appliances and consumer goods. The business is currently enjoying a period of considerable success and growth. As part of their growth plans, they are constantly looking at new innovative products in order to grow their market share.

The UK product engineering division is based in the North East of England. This design and manufacturing facility works closely with the R&D center based in Northern Europe on the delivery of new innovative products.

Our client is looking to recruit a New Product Design Engineer who will play a key role in the detailed design and specification of innovative robotic products. This individual will lead or work as part of a design team, challenging and enhancing the new product design process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Product design working with M&E components and injection moulding
  • Interrogate and improve new product designs from a manufacturing stance
  • Identify and communicate issues and benefits relating to product design
  • Project management of design work whilst collaborating with R&D team in Europe
  • Help manage new product designs including evolving designs that already exist
  • Research & development
  • Design input dealing with pro-type production and understanding design implications for manufacturing introduction
  • Competitor analysis

Key Attributes

  • Degree educated (preferred)
  • Strong engineering design experience
  • Ability to work as a team as well as take the lead on projects where needed
  • Strong project management experience
  • Engineering or manufacturing background
  • Working knowledge of drawing packages such as AutoCad
  • Good working knowledge of electronics
  • Good time management
  • Adaptable