Senior Furniture Designer / Product Development Manager

Location
England, Kent
Salary
£34000 - £36000 per annum + pension
Posted
20 August 2018
Closes
17 September 2018
Ref
V03656
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This company manufacture furniture designed to enhance challenging environments from high-traffic footfall areas such as receptions and waiting rooms to high security buildings such as psychiatric units or prisons. 

They are current recruiting for a Product Development Manager that can project manage the delivery of new products to enhance the Companys product range which included upholstered furniture. 

Objectives and requirements:

  • Keeping projects on track and on schedule using strong project management skills
  • Maintaining relations with suppliers and prototype providers which will need clear and concise communication skills
  • Liaising with QC to ensure that the products developed conform to the required quality standards
  • Regular contact with customers to retain an in depth knowledge of needs and desires
  • Achieving efficient working and meeting agreed launch deadlines for new products
  • Creating manufacturing / engineering drawings using AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • There will be some travel abroad when required

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