Product Designer

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Preston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1267271417
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Product Designer

Location: Preston

Salary: £24 - £28,000

A leading manufacturer of moulded plastic products, operating in three markets: commercial vehicle, fire protection and environmental protection. My client is a market leader in several European countries as well as shipping to over 60 other countries worldwide.

Based in Lancashire, the company has a turnover of around £21m and employs around 185 employees, operating from a 4 acre manufacturing site and a 3.7 acre distribution site nearby

Skills and requirements
  • Product design involving complex assemblies
  • Working to detailed design specifications
  • Producing new product design concepts
  • Tool design concerned with new product development and product modifications
  • Working with internal & external toolmakers to co-ordinate tool manufacture
  • Oversight of new product development projects from concept to tooling under the supervision of the R&D Manager
  • Using 3D printing technology to design & generate prototypes from small-scale to full-scale models
  • Assisting with product testing to ensure compliance with regulations
  • Assisting with new product release documentation and general product release coordination activities

Team Working

Able to work constructively & effectively within the R&D team, sharing knowledge, expertise and experience to achieve mutual goals and plans.

Communication

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels both within the organisation and outside.

Initiative and Creativity

Always looking for new concepts and ideas and sharing with the team for continuous creativity and progression. To work proactively with a tenacity to achieve positive results.

Planning and Organising

Must be able to maintain an effective structured and organised environment for self and working with the R&D team.

Customer Focus

Requirement to have a full and on-going appreciation of the many different needs of all internal and external customers.

Flexibility and Adaptability

Able to balance priorities when several projects may be ongoing at any time. Able to multi-task and be flexible in approach to workload, utilising time management tools.

Influence & Impact

Uses a range of communication styles & strategies to gain others commitment & motivation. Able to remain confident and resilient in the face of challenge & face back.

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