Senior Industrial Designer

Recruiter
Vector Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Senior Industrial Design Engineer to join a multidisciplinary team within a highly professional, technical R&D consultancy based just outside Cambridge. The company offers an exciting and challenging working environment where development timescales are short and the specifications demanding, but ultimately highly rewarding! As the Senior Industrial Design Engineer, you will be responsible for adding value to the design proposition from earliest research and insight through to design for manufacture while working with their team of researchers, engineers and scientists. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an outstanding design portfolio containing evidence of in-market product from at least one of the following areas – consumer products (FMCG or consumer technology products etc), healthcare /medical devices, or structural packaging. Experience of participating in primary consumer research activities, and a track record of managing project activity and/or stakeholder relationships would be advantageous.

Requirements for Senior Industrial Design Engineer

* A creative thinker, concept generator, and communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of multidisciplinary team working
* Graphically exceptional, including rapid communication of ideas (from outstanding hand sketching, and full Adobe CS as a minimum), to proven 3D CAD competency (preferably Solidworks and/or Alias). Keyshot, rendering and 3D animation software expertise would be an advantage.
* Demonstrable Project and/or Client Management experience
* Experience of participating in consumer and market research activities
* Comfortable with hands-on modelling, general workshop model-making skills and conversant with the latest Rapid Prototyping technologies
* A degree in industrial design, product or structural packaging design or a related discipline
* Minimum of six years demonstrable industrial/product/packaging design experience in at least one of the following sectors: Consumer Technology, Healthcare, FMCG, Structural Packaging.

Vacancy Location: Cambridgeshire

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