NPI Product Design Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is currently looking for a NPI Product Design Engineer to join their team based in Surrey to drive their product portfolio forward in designing innovative and new lighting products.

Client Details

My client is a medium sized business based in Surrey that design and manufacture various lighting and LED based products. They are looking for a NPI Product Design Engineer to join their NPI team based in Surrey.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • To work closely with the Operations and Marketing teams to deliver effective, innovative designs and installed solutions
  • Using industry knowledge, participate in the development of product briefs that ensure that we continue to deliver successful, profitable products that excel in our market sectors
  • Working inSolidEdge to produce detailed, accurate drawings and manufacturing data for manufacturing
  • To provide the Operations team with technical support and guidance, including BOM's for estimating and manufacturing
  • To use interpersonal skills to work as an effective member of the Design team whilst being clearly focused on achieving planned deadlines
  • To demonstrate a clear knowledge of the design process and use problem solving skills to best effect
  • Ability to adhere to DFM procedures and work collaboratively with the Production Engineering team to develop products that can be built easily and at pace in the manufacturing facility
  • Design quality into products from the outset and follow the structured company quality procedure


NPI Product Design Engineer profile:

  • A highly capable Product Design Engineer with knowledge in developing LED lighting products
  • Excellent engineering and aesthetic skills
  • A get the job attitude and able to work additional hours as required to accommodate the needs of the business which may include very occasional travel
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline (Product Design, Product Design Engineering etc.)

Specific Job needs:

  • A good understanding of sheet metal fabrication together with knowledge of extrusion, die casting and moulding processes
  • Knowledge of all aspects of LED technology for lighting including optics, thermal management and electronics
  • An understanding of electrical principles
  • A sound understanding of intelligent lighting control systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant standards and directives
  • An appreciation of lighting and its effect on a space or environment
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in SolidEdge although training can be provided if required for users of other platforms
  • Able to work as part of a strong team on group tasks but also have sufficient initiative to work alone on an individual project

Job Offer

An excellent opportunity with a base salary between £30,000 and £40,000 + benefits

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