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Product Design Engineer - Oxfordshire - up to £38,000 (V04159)
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Our client designs and manufactures products for the UK construction and specification market and are currently looking for a Senior Product Design Engineer with leadership skills. Based near the Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire border, they are hoping for candidates with bags of confidence, drive and energy to progress projects and also be part of the culture at the company. Fit is equally as important as successfully being able to carry out the day-to-day role. 
 
Senior Product Design Engineer:
As well as being a hands-on designer, seeing products through from customer concept to completion, you will assist the Design Manager with the day-to-day management of the bespoke design projects and supervise their bespoke design engineers.
  • Overseeing and validating the design, development and implementation of all bespoke project designs and new bespoke product applications
  • Identifying and suggesting new methods, procedures and work processes to continuously improve efficiencies and working practices
  • Undertaking regular meetings, appraisals and discussions of development plans with direct reports
  • Liaising directly with customers to identify their needs and provide project support and technical advice
  • Undertaking the design and development of innovative solutions to the client’s specification, producing high quality 3D models for manufacturing purposes
  • Actively building relationships with architects and contractors through project work, site visits, project meetings and events
 
Skills and experience needed for the Senior Design Engineer role:
  • Min. 5 years’ experience post studies for a technical or specialist products company
  • At least 2 years’ people management experience, working as a supervisor or design lead (or equivalent)
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent eye for detail, demonstrating ideas through innovative, quality designs and visuals to present to customers
 
In return you’d be joining a thriving, values-led, customer-focused organisation and become a co-owner. Salary will be c£38k with the opportunity to work hybrid. Plus profit share, life assurance and healthcare.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

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Location:
Oxfordshire
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£38,000 - £38,000 per annum
Benefits:
benefits package
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Product Design Engineer - Senior - London - negotiable (V04170/1)
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With total commitment to British manufacturing, our client’s mission is to design and make enduring and life-enhancing furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers through collaborations with a network of the finest craftspeople in Britain.  Their designs combine responsibly sourced, high-quality materials and superb workmanship to ensure they endure for generations. 

To aid their vision of a strong design aesthetic they are looking for an experienced Product Design Engineer to help drive all technical aspects of both new product design and product improvements of their existing collections. You will be delivering 2 successful launches per year with the overall business strategy in mind as well as delivering against their sustainability commitments and ensuring all products meet required regulatory standards.
They offer hybrid working and are open to candidates living either near their London office and showroom, or their Leicester office and workshops. You will however be expected to travel regularly to the workshops and other office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring each design is ready for manufacture with complete technical packs in the form of detailed assembly drawings, lighting BOMs and installation guides
  • Leading the compliance of all products to ensure each product produced meets all regulatory standards, including UK lighting standards
  • Managing the product improvement process considering business needs, product performance and margin gain behind each improvement
  • Ensuring sustainability goals and commitments are considered throughout the design process and evolving designs to ensure these can be met
  • Mentoring (but not managing) the junior CAD team

Skills and Experience needed for the Senior Product Design Engineer:

  • Min. 5 years’ experience within the product development sector, preferably lighting and/or furniture
  • SolidWorks proficiency 
  • Relevant knowledge and understanding of UK standards and legislations
  • Strong technical skills
  • Good communication and collaborative skills
  • Able to work to deadlines with strong planning, prioritisation and time management skills
  • A keen eye for detail, with an appreciation for craftsmanship, materials and sustainability
  • A driving licence is essential as there will be a requirement for visiting workshops

In return they offer:

  • A generous negotiable salary
  • 24 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with additional days off for Birthdays, Christmas and Maternity / Paternity
  • Pension, Healthcare, Car and Cycle to Work Benefit Schemes
  • Full travel expenses paid when visiting the workshops and the other office

To find out more, to discuss salaries with the recruiter first and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
generous salary, birthday off, healthcare scheme, company pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Product Design Engineer - Senior - Leicestershire - negotiable (V04170/2)
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With total commitment to British manufacturing, our client’s mission is to design and make enduring and life-enhancing furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers through collaborations with a network of the finest craftspeople in Britain.  Their designs combine responsibly sourced, high-quality materials and superb workmanship to ensure they endure for generations. 

To aid their vision of a strong design aesthetic they are looking for an experienced Product Design Engineer to help drive all technical aspects of both new product design and product improvements of their existing collections. You will be delivering 2 successful launches per year with the overall business strategy in mind as well as delivering against their sustainability commitments and ensuring all products meet required regulatory standards.
They offer hybrid working and are open to candidates living either near their London office and showroom, or their Leicester office and workshops. You will however be expected to travel regularly to the workshops and other office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring each design is ready for manufacture with complete technical packs in the form of detailed assembly drawings, lighting BOMs and installation guides
  • Leading the compliance of all products to ensure each product produced meets all regulatory standards, including UK lighting standards
  • Managing the product improvement process considering business needs, product performance and margin gain behind each improvement
  • Ensuring sustainability goals and commitments are considered throughout the design process and evolving designs to ensure these can be met
  • Mentoring (but not managing) the junior CAD team

Skills and Experience needed for the Senior Product Design Engineer:

  • Min. 5 years’ experience within the product development sector, preferably lighting and/or furniture
  • SolidWorks proficiency 
  • Relevant knowledge and understanding of UK standards and legislations
  • Strong technical skills
  • Good communication and collaborative skills
  • Able to work to deadlines with strong planning, prioritisation and time management skills
  • A keen eye for detail, with an appreciation for craftsmanship, materials and sustainability
  • A driving licence is essential as there will be a requirement for visiting workshops

In return they offer:

  • A generous negotiable salary
  • 24 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with additional days off for Birthdays, Christmas and Maternity / Paternity
  • Pension, Healthcare, Car and Cycle to Work Benefit Schemes
  • Full travel expenses paid when visiting the workshops and the other office

To find out more, to discuss salaries with the recruiter first and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

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Location:
Leicestershire
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
generous salary, birthday off, healthcare scheme, company pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Product Design Engineer - London - negotiable (V04170/3)
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With total commitment to British manufacturing, our client’s mission is to design and make enduring and life-enhancing furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers through collaborations with a network of the finest craftspeople in Britain. Their designs combine responsibly sourced, high-quality materials and superb workmanship to ensure they endure for generations.

To aid their vision of a strong design aesthetic they are looking for a Product Design Engineer to help support all technical aspects of both new product design and product improvements of existing collections. You will be collaborating with the product team to ensure the successful delivery of twice-yearly product launches, with the overall business strategy in mind. With sustainability at the heart of what they do you will be considering these commitments throughout every part of the process.
They offer hybrid working and are open to candidates living either near their London office and showroom, or their Leicester office and workshops. You will however be expected to travel regularly to the workshops and other office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring each design is ready for manufacture with complete technical packs in the form of detailed assembly drawings, lighting BOMs and installation guides
  • Considering the compliance of all products to ensure each product produced meets all regulatory standards, including UK lighting standards with the support of the Senior Design Engineer
  • Supporting the product improvement process considering business needs, product performance and margin gain behind each improvement
  • Ensuring suitable construction methods are used for each design and considering how this impacts the workshops and supports future workshop growth plans
  • Providing product training to the wider business


Skills and Experience needed for the Product Design Engineer:

  • 2 - 4 years’ experience within the product development sector, preferably lighting and/or furniture
  • SolidWorks proficiency
  • Good communication and collaborative skills
  • Able to work to deadlines with strong planning, prioritisation and time management skills
  • A keen eye for detail, with an appreciation for craftsmanship, materials and sustainability
  • A driving licence is essential as there will be a requirement for visiting workshops

In return they offer:

  • A generous negotiable salary
  • 23 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with additional days off for Birthdays, Christmas and Maternity / Paternity
  • Pension, Healthcare, Car and Cycle to Work Benefit Schemes
  • Full travel expenses paid when visiting the workshops and the other office

To find out more, to discuss salaries with the recruiter first and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
generous salary, birthday off, healthcare scheme, company pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Product Design Engineer - Leicestershire - negotiable (V04170/4)
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With total commitment to British manufacturing, our client’s mission is to design and make enduring and life-enhancing furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers through collaborations with a network of the finest craftspeople in Britain. Their designs combine responsibly sourced, high-quality materials and superb workmanship to ensure they endure for generations.

To aid their vision of a strong design aesthetic they are looking for a Product Design Engineer to help support all technical aspects of both new product design and product improvements of existing collections. You will be collaborating with the product team to ensure the successful delivery of twice-yearly product launches, with the overall business strategy in mind. With sustainability at the heart of what they do you will be considering these commitments throughout every part of the process.
They offer hybrid working and are open to candidates living either near their London office and showroom, or their Leicester office and workshops. You will however be expected to travel regularly to the workshops and other office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring each design is ready for manufacture with complete technical packs in the form of detailed assembly drawings, lighting BOMs and installation guides
  • Considering the compliance of all products to ensure each product produced meets all regulatory standards, including UK lighting standards with the support of the Senior Design Engineer
  • Supporting the product improvement process considering business needs, product performance and margin gain behind each improvement
  • Ensuring suitable construction methods are used for each design and considering how this impacts the workshops and supports future workshop growth plans
  • Providing product training to the wider business


Skills and Experience needed for the Product Design Engineer:

  • 2 - 4 years’ experience within the product development sector, preferably lighting and/or furniture
  • SolidWorks proficiency
  • Good communication and collaborative skills
  • Able to work to deadlines with strong planning, prioritisation and time management skills
  • A keen eye for detail, with an appreciation for craftsmanship, materials and sustainability
  • A driving licence is essential as there will be a requirement for visiting workshops

In return they offer:

  • A generous negotiable salary
  • 23 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with additional days off for Birthdays, Christmas and Maternity / Paternity
  • Pension, Healthcare, Car and Cycle to Work Benefit Schemes
  • Full travel expenses paid when visiting the workshops and the other office

To find out more, to discuss salaries with the recruiter first and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

midweight-product-design-engineer-leicester

Location:
Leicestershire
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
generous salary, birthday off, healthcare scheme, company pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Interior Designer - London - up to £60,000 (V04135)
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Our client is an interior design and engineering firm that excels at producing complete design packages. Their services include architectural design, shopfitting, interior design, surveying, landscaping and structural design internationally.
 
With offices in Jeddah and Madrid, their London office is the main Interior Design and FF&E Studio and where they currently have two vacancies for a Senior FF&E Interior Designer (now filled) and a Mid Weight Interior Designer.
 
The Senior FF&E Interior Designer will provide strong project and team leadership, with exceptional communication throughout and encourage and promote team spirit and motivation. 
Other duties include to:
  • Coordinate and oversee the project’s documentation and develop detailed specifications for FF&E
  • Manage and check information produced by consultants, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Forecast, identify, and communicate risks and bring ideas and solutions to the table
  • Close projects efficiently by supporting the project team on rectifying snags and assist in onsite installation
  • Contribute to setting the internal design standards and guidelines
  • Streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency
  • Monitor the project team’s output, reporting back to Senior Management
 
The Mid Weight Interior Designer will be formulating design ideas and working closely with other team members. You will be expected to contribute your interest in past styles, detailing and antiques, as well as understanding current trends.
Other duties include to:
  • Be involved in budgeting and working to project deadlines
  • Work from concept to installation
  • Establish costs and take briefs 
  • Prepare and manage FF&E cost schedules and spreadsheets for reporting on and approval of budgets 
  • Present to senior management and clients 
  • Mentor and guide more junior team members
 
Skills and Experience expected from the Interior Designers:
 
Senior FF&E Interior Designer:
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in high-end residential or hospitality
  • Excellent knowledge of suppliers
  • Competent producer of schedules and specifications
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills
  • Good use of Estimate / SpecSources / Folio (or similar procurement software)
  • Good leadership and communication skills
 
Mid Weight Interior Designer:
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in high-end residential or hospitality
  • Competent producer of schedules and specifications
  • Exceptional attention to detail and knowledge of materials, finishes & detailing
  • Good time-management and organisational skills
  • Ability to present design concepts and ideas with confidence and passion
  • Ability to deliver conceptual design ideas, bespoke technical designs drawings and FF&E selection
  • Experience in AutoCAD, Adobe and InDesign are a must
  • Good use of a procurement software
 
In return they offer the following salaries plus pension contribution and medical insurance. They work Monday to Thursday in the office with an option to work from home on Fridays. Senior FF&E Interior Designer (now filled): £48k to £60k. Mid Weight Interior Designer: £35k to £45k.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.
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Location:
London
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + healthcare
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Edinburgh - negotiable (V04007-D)
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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Edinburgh
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Oxfordshire - negotiable (V04007-C)
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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Oxfordshire
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Industrial Designer - West Midlands - negotiable (V04164)
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This position has now been filled so no longer open to application.

Croft design and manufacture luxury door and window fittings, supplying to prestigious properties around the world. At the forefront of our industry for new designs, Croft are continually looking to bring new and exciting products to the market. As such we require a highly skilled Industrial Designer to join us.

This is a very exciting role for a person who has the flair to design new and unique products that will be manufactured in our factory for the luxury interiors market. You can view our full range of products at www.croft.co.uk

Role summary:

The role involves creating and managing specific design projects to add to the extensive range of products that Croft produces. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate, who will be responsible for taking products from concept stage through to design and prototype then successfully through to manufacturing stage. You will also be developing bespoke designs for customers as well as improving existing products.

As an Industrial Designer you will be expected to:

  • Produce new and exciting designs based upon briefs supplied.
  • Liaise with the Production Department to assess the feasibility of manufacture as well as ensuring functionality of the product.
  • Create assemblies and configurations using SolidWorks.
  • Use the 3D printer to produce prototype designs.
  • Work with the Production Department through prototyping and manufacture of designs.
  • Liaise with various departments upon receipt of bespoke enquiries from customers, to ensure accurate and detailed drawings are produced in-line with customer expectations.
  • Improve existing products through problem solving where needed.

 Essential Skills & Qualifications for the Industrial Designer:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Skilled with SolidWorks and ability to competently and accurately produce technical drawings.
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Have strong problem solving skills.
  • A background in engineering is preferable.

The role is located at our factory and offices in Willenhall, West Midlands with a competitive salary plus life insurance policy, pension scheme, 29 days holiday allowance + birthday day off. Working hours are Monday to Thursday: 8.30 - 17.00. Friday: 8.30 - 16.00.

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Location:
West Midlands
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
plus pension + life insurance
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Product Designer - West Midlands - negotiable (V04152)
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Our client is an International Corporation with a great opportunity for experienced and talented Product Designers to pioneer innovative consumer experiences within the Global Chocolate Market. This Product Design role is based in Birmingham, serving as the epicentre of Chocolate creativity and innovation for this global business. They are seeking both a Senior and Midweight Designer to join their expanding design team.
You will be playing a crucial role working on end-to-end product design along with research programmes generating the knowledge needed to create great consumer experiences for their global brands. Using your creative thinking skills and knowledge in consumer centricity tools you will be planning, leading and coordinating projects. The senior designer will also be expected to work autonomously, mentoring and coaching junior team members and contributing with the success of their Chocolate category across the globe.
They are looking for candidates who are creative and innovative with an entrepreneurial spirit. You will be presenting and pitching your creations to both senior and junior stakeholders. There will be some traveling expected within the UK and abroad and they offer a hybrid model of 3 days working onsite and 2 from home.
Skills and Experience sought from the Product Designers:
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities
  • Proven industry experience in product design and development, preferably in FMCG (CPG) or agency environments
  • Proficiency in working with consumer insights to drive the creative process
  • Innovative problem solving skills with a Holistic mindset
  • Strong sketch work, visualisation and 3D thinking
  • Proficient with using a variety of CAD and 3D software
What's on offer:
In return for your talent and dedication, they offer a very competitive salary package (discussed with the recruiter before proceeding), along with the following benefits: bonus, healthcare, company pension and 27 days holiday in addition to bank holidays.
If you are a creative and innovative thinker with a passion for product design and a desire to make a global impact in the Chocolate industry, we invite you to submit your application to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.
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Location:
West Midlands
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
bonus, healthcare, pension, 27 days hols
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

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