Lead Product Designer / Design Engineer

Location
England, South West England
Salary
£35000 per annum + pension, life assurance, discretionary b
Posted
16 August 2017
Closes
13 September 2017
Ref
V03496
Contact
Pippa Baker
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This leading supplier of specialist medical products for the Healthcare industr,y as part of their ongoing strategy for growth, are looking for a seasoned and talented design or engineering professional to lead the technical team. You will have day-to-day responsibility for planning, budgeting and managing all Design and Engineering activities for the company. This position offers a defined career progression opportunity to join the senior management team as Design and Engineering Manager.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A proven ability to manage design projects from concept to launch and provide technical leadership
  • Knowledge of different materials / technologies including tubular metalwork assemblies, mechanical linkages, extrusions, injection moulded parts, vacuum formed parts and actuators
  • An interest in implementing improved departmental processes
  • A willingness to be hands-on with design projects whilst overseeing team members
  • An ability to design for manufacture / cost, ensuring efficient introduction into production
  • Fluency in 3D CAD (they use Autodesk Inventor)
  • Dynamic, numerate, adaptable and prepared to do what it takes to get the job done