Product Development Engineer

30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

Our client is a manufacturing company who are a market leader in their niche sector. They have sales showrooms across the world making them a truly global and iconic brand synonymous with quality and exclusivity. Due to the growth of their business they are now looking to strengthen their design department and recruit a truly creative engineer, who will support their passion for producing truly elegant and design led products.

The Role

Reporting into the Product Development Manager, you will be a part of a small Product Development Team based at our manufacturing site in Northumberland.You will be responsible for the NPI of bespoke projects, product customisation, range extensions, and standard product improvements, taking products from initial enquiry to production, including costing, concept and detail design, prototyping and production drawings and work instructions.You will aim to exceed the expectations of our customers and clients, through the creation of well designed, thoughtful, elegant products.You will provide a first-class, timely service to our internal customers and partners, including our Sales, Procurement, Manufacturing and Quality teams.You will actively seek opportunities to develop our products and processes in order to improve our products’ market appeal, profitability and quality.You may be required to represent the Company by attending meetings, visiting clients’ premises and conducting site surveys. The Person

You are proactive, self motivated and enthusiastic, with a passion and appreciation for elegant design.Qualified engineer, designer, or draughtsperson. Experience of design and development in a fast-moving manufacturing environment.Working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD software.Highly numerate, with strong IT skills and able to demonstrate an excellent standard of communication, both written and verbal.Good working knowledge of MS Office. Design / Engineering Degree. Experience of designing bespoke product.Excellent knowledge of Solidworks.Experience of the creation of manufacturing drawings and clear and concise work instructions.Experience of the creation of 3D visuals.Experience of CNC Programming.Experience of Costing, Quotations and Site surveys.
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