Junior Product Designer

Skelmersdale, Lancashire, England
£20000 per annum
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Product Designer

Due to continued growth, one of the country's leading Technical Textile Manufacturers is looking to recruit a Junior Product Designer to work within the Design Department of this very busy manufacturing facility, and provide support to the Technical Design Manager and the wider Technical Team and Business

The ideal candidate will have gained some experience in a similar role but will be looking to progress their career with a forward thinking, progressive company who can offer an excellent working environment, with ongoing training and support to progress their skills and experience.

Key Role Requirements:
- To manage Product Design projects covering research and the development of high frequency welded (HF) and sewn items, predominantly centred on and around the medical and retail markets.
- To provide design and technical assistance to the Technical Department
- To provide technical assistance to other business departments

The individual must also possess a good eye for detail, be able to follow written work instructions, whilst being able to work to tight deadlines and be aware of Health & Safety procedures.

Role Responsibilities
- To research, develop and design engineering solutions for the company
- Creating CAD drawings and cut data
- Creating workflow/QA/packing instructions to assist production departments
- To assist with document control and drawing revision
- To assist with upgrading historical documentation
- To assist Redwoods quality department
- To provide consultancy on technical matters throughout the company
- To provide quotations on product cost
- To manage allocated projects and to follow prearranged progress and budgets
- To work with care and accuracy as a member of the Technical Department
- To cooperate effectively with other departments to ensure satisfaction for the company and the customer
- To ensure that your work is in accordance with the Company Procedural Manual
- To accept reasonable requests to work outside the limits of your job description
- To maintain confidentiality and discretion concerning the company's activities, policies and development projects

The key Individual:
- Will be educated to degree level
- A multi-disciplined Junior Designer covering research and development, product design and graphics
- Product design experience beneficial
- 2D or 3D CAD experience beneficial (SolidWorks, SketchUp, Adobe Illustrator or similar)
- A good understanding of materials (fabrics and /or plastics beneficial)
- Someone who can manage individual projects, but work effectively within a team

What they offer in return:
- Salary up to 20k DOE
- Company Pension Scheme (after qualifying period)
- 25 days + Statutory Days Annual Leave
- Free on-site parking

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