This brand leader in the manufacture of high-quality beautifully designed fitted kitchens and furniture supply through specialist retailers across the UK and direct to Housing Developers. Their purpose-built manufacturing complex uses the latest technology and computer-controlled facilities to create an exciting range of modern and classic kitchens that feature the very latest innovations and design features.
They now have an exciting new role to fill. As Product Designer you will take the lead in developing new products, controlling product lifecycle management and compiling market intelligence in conjunction with the Head of Design and Technical. You will also be producing information on new products for the Technical Manager, Technical Designers, Technical Analyst, and Marketing Department. This role will involve some travel (UK and some limited travel abroad within the EU) and to stay away overnight on occasion.
You’ll also be involved with consumer market research of proposed new products, attending furniture and supplier exhibitions (UK and abroad) and visiting suppliers as required to assess new products.
With a design degree or equivalent you’ll have proven experience as a successful product designer in the kitchen / furniture industry. PC literate and able to use Inventor (3D) or similar you’ll have proven creativity and flair and be able to produce evidence of your own design work. Commercially aware and numerate you’ll be confident in dealing with people at all levels in the business and able to design and confidently deliver presentations. A full driving licence (without excessive points) will be needed.
Salary is negotiable with bonus, healthcare, life assurance and pension. If this is of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.