This British nursery brand is renowned for designing beautiful and innovative baby products. They have an award-winning range of contemporary travel systems and lightweight pushchairs and also have a successful home and nursery division, designing beautifully crafted furniture sets and baby bedding. Key to their success is a strong, evolving product range with an uncompromising approach to quality.
They are now looking to expand their Hardware Product Design and Development team by the addition of another Product Designer. You will be delivering workable, marketable and breakthrough solutions to new product developments and derivative developments of existing products alongside assisting with embedding SolidWorks CAD capability into the Design Department.
Key responsibilities for the Product Designer include: Producing well-conceived and communicated design concepts and solutions; Involvement in the whole development process from concept sketch generation to production in the Far East and post launch improvements; Working to clearly defined deadlines and delivering to the deadlines; Working closely with the internal technical department and external suppliers engineers to ensure total product reliability; Producing 3D SolidWorks CAD models; Producing 3D soft and hard models and assisting in the production of prototypes; Presentation of designs and concepts to internal and external audiences; Foreign travel as necessary to fulfil the role; Participation in trade shows and sales conferences.
You’ll need product design experience within a manufacturing environment plus good sketching ability and concept generation skills. Knowledge of NPD processes and fluency in SolidWorks will be essential with 3D printing and prototyping skills a bonus.
Salary is in the range of £25,000 to £30,000 plus pension, healthcare, laptop and phone. If this job opening sounds 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.