Design Manager

Recruiter
Careers in Design
Location
Southampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1262416818
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company specialises in the design and manufacture of lighting and furnishing products and as one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers market, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed.

They are looking to recruit a Technical Design Manager to manage the workload of the small design team and project manage the technical compliance and design of their new product range.

You will be required to manage the critical path of the development process, working closely with the team to design products that are suitable for market, as well as the maintenance of their extensive back catalogue of products. This will include, reverse engineering and product design, and the generation and cataloguing of technical drawings for manufacture. You will also be required to solve engineering problems should they arise and comfortably manage the team's time and workload in a fast-paced design environment.

Experience and Skills Required for the Technical Design Manager:
  • Able to produce complex technical drawings for manufacture
  • Educated in a relevant degree discipline such as Product Design or Design Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant field, lighting would be an advantage
  • Industry experience using SolidWorks, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to project manage and problem solve
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers
  • Experience of design for manufacture and an understanding of engineering concepts and processes with materials including metals, glass and ceramics
  • A keen eye for quality and design with great attention to detail


Summary of skills needed for the Technical Design Manager are; Product Design, Technical Design, SolidWorks, Illustrator and Design for Manufacture and in return you will be working in a location near to a beautiful historical town, on some amazing projects. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a creative working environment, in a role that would offer an individual the chance to develop their own skills in the high-end interior industry.

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