Product Designer

Senior Salmon
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Purpose

Working in conjunction with R& D Manager, Technical Manager, Sales Directors and Production departments, responsible for the research, design and project management of new products and the development of existing products for both new build and refurbishment building industries.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

1. Research current market and investigate changes in the building industry to highlight new product ideas and opportunities.
2. Establish design briefs and write product design specifications to aid design process.
3. Use traditional sketching/modelling and modern CAD and rapid prototyping methods to produce concept designs for review.
4. Use 3D CAD software, Identifying suitable materials and manufacturing methods to develop ideas into commercial viable products.
5. Produce 2D technical drawing and other technical documentation to support products through the manufacturing process.
6. Evaluate and test models and final parts to ensure they meet standards and specifications.
7. Use IT to write technical literature and fitting instruction.
8. Provide and assist with technical support for other departments as required.

Person Specification
Essential qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and competencies

1. Graduate or equivalent educated in a product design or design discipline.
2. Experienced in the use of 3d CAD software (Ideally Pro Engineer).
3. Competent in the use of IT in general day today office environment including MS Office packages.
4. ‘A’ level in Mathematics and or Physics desirable.

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