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Product Design Engineer - Essex - up to £35,000 (V03941)

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This internationally recognised brand has a shared passion for British lighting, creating contemporary lighting for the residential, hospitality and commercial marketplaces globally. Based near the Hertfordshire and Essex border they have an opening for a Product Design Engineer to work on new products for the North American market.

You will be developing products from concept through to approval in accordance with relevant regulations and standards suitable for this territory. This will involve working with the Product Engineering Manager to ensure products are engineered to meet their sustainability principles, supporting the team, working within the given timelines needed to meet customer expectations and seasonal launches. Regular communication with Supplier Liaison Managers is essential within the development of any new product. Everyone in the team and company is encouraged to share their ideas.

They are open to considering either a junior or a mid-weight design engineer.

Product Design Engineer requirements:
  • 1+ years' experience working as a Product Design Engineer.
  • Ability to produce engineering drawings to IEC standards.
  • Knowledge and experience of various manufacturing processes suitable for mass production.
  • SolidWorks literate.
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of Adobe Illustrator for instructions and illustrations.
  • Able and comfortable with taking ownership of projects assigned.
  • Open to giving and taking constructive feedback.
  • Creative engineering flair.

In return the salary on offer is up to £35k plus an annual bonus, contributary pension, free fruit and soup days and 4 company social events a year. They are a great company to work for.

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Essex
Design Field:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, pension + social events
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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.

Architecturaral Audio Visual Designer - London - up to £27,000 (V03922)

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As technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life this design and installation company's workload has grown as they integrate AV technology into their clients’ homes.

From a studio in London, they design bespoke systems across the UK, into Europe and further afield. They are a CEDIA accredited high-end home technology company and are proud to have been finalists for several project categories.

They are currently looking for a Designer to work within their Design Team on high-end residential projects, so an understanding of high specification detailing and an eye for accuracy are important. Training will be provided but you should already have an initial grounding in 2D layouts and working drawings plus a genuine interest in this sector.

Summary of skills and experience needed for the AV Designer:

  • CAD proficient, with experience using AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant industry experience
  • Competent in preparing technical drawings from sketches so an architectural background would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use initiative, self-motivated and a determined nature
  • Good organisational skills and able to manage workload effectively
  • AV experience is desirable

To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@creersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £27,000 per annum
Benefits:
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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 - Cheshire - up to £27,000 (V03917)

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Our client specialises in playground equipment and manufactures in-house, supplying a broad spectrum of clients including landscape architects, play companies and Councils. You will find their products in public parks, offices, private houses and destination locations all around the world.

They are currently looking for a creative Product Designer with a good technical ability and working knowledge of SolidWorks to join their team and contribute high quality, innovative designs. They are open to either a recent graduate with some industrial experience or a " 2nd jobber", someone who can work on their own initiative and develop within this role. They are based near a main station with good transport links.

Key roles and responsibilities for the Product Designer include:

  • Project management, working with the support of the team
  • Employing strong modelling skills, production of technical drawings for manufacture and renders for presentations
  • Developing bespoke product designs that can be manufactured efficiently and cost effectively
  • Modifications to the existing standard product range
  • Ensuring efficient and timely completion of projects, anticipating issues and proactively working to resolve them
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers on a daily basis both in person and by telephone / email
  • Being involved in costings and ordering

Skills and Experience needed for the Product Designer role:

  • Conversant with SolidWorks
  • Product Design degree or similar
  • Experience of manufacturing processes for sheet metal and wood
  • Strong modelling and technical skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite with AutoCAD being an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientated and numerate

In return they are offering a good starting salary with a bonus scheme, private healthcare, pension and works perks. Hours of work are 8am to 5pm with half day on Fridays. To apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
Cheshire
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£21,000 - £27,000 per annum
Benefits:
healthcare, bonus scheme and 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.

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