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Product Designer

  • Preston (Lancashire)
  • Design/UX/UI

Job description

·  Location
Preston, Lancashire
·  Salary
£ 20000 - £ 28000 / Year
·  Category
Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Plastics, Polymers & Rubber
·  Job type
·  Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
·  External Reference

Are you a passionate Product Designer who is seeking the opportunity to use your skills and experience within a market leading manufacturing business?

Our client is looking for a Product Designer or senior product designer to join their business and assist with all aspects of the Design and Manufacturing process.

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.

Key Responsibilities/Objectives:

·  Working with the R&D Manager to support the R&D team undertaking all aspects of the Design and Manufacturing process to the required specification, in line with quality standards and new product developments

·  Project coordination involving stakeholder management. Responsible for ensuring schedules are completed to deadlines aligned to the company strategy.

·  Product design, which involve complex assemblies.

·  Tool design and manufacture reliant on new product developments, modifications and change.

·  CAD to support the design process.

·  Design specifications in line with the company strategy and R&D key objectives.

·  FEA Analysis. Involves the stress analysis of plastic parts aligned to the test specification.

·  Prototype using advanced 3D printing technology in addition to full-scale models.

·  Product testing to current regulations including European legislation.

·  Responsible for new product release documentation and coordination of the release procedure.

·  Provision of technical support, drawings and other R&D related activities to support other function areas within the business.

Key Skills & Experience:

·  3D design (Autodesk Inventor or similar)

·  Tooling design & construction

·  Product development of roto-moulded products & injection-moulded products desirable

·  FEA Analysis

·  Good communication skills

·  Project management / highly organised

·  Knowledge of engineering principles

·  Preparing and giving presentations

·  Technical reports

·  Competent in Excel / Word / PowerPoint

·  Degree level qualification in Product Design or similar

·  Driving licence

·  R&D / product design background (5+ years' experience)

·  Manufacturing background



25 days holiday (includes 4 days Xmas shut down) + bank holidays

Car parking

Tea & Coffee

Private Healthcare

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8-5 with 4:30 finish Friday

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