Engineering Design Manager - furniture

UCA Consulting
South East England
45000.00 GBP Annual
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is an established furniture manufacturing organisation offer a vast range of products, many of which are going through a period of re-development and design, subsequently they are now looking for a Design Engineering Manager to join their R&D department working with Autodesk Inventor. They also create design solutions for customers', and have improved they're capabilities in this area by purchasing Autodesk's Revit software.
Areas of Focus
Provide design and presentation service for products.
Action requests for modification to existing products, including drawings, bills of materials and component specifications.
Liaise with other departments on manufacturing capabilities, changes and sourcing of supplier parts and raw materials.
Ensure that all designs are cost effective and suitable for production.
Keep abreast of current design innovations and styles together with relevant international standards.
Work towards improving departmental systems.
Develop a thorough knowledge of products and services.
Manage CAD data using Autodesk Vault software.
Desired Skills and Experience
Management experience in similar role essential.
Thorough knowledge of design, materials and construction techniques.
Thorough knowledge and proficiency in the use of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software, working with a range of data from multiple sources to create part and assembly models and production drawings.
Detail oriented and extremely organised.
Ability to work well with Production, R&D, and internal sales staff as well as customers directly.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Self motivated, energetic individual who enjoys a challenge.
Have a high degree of integrity, credibility, energy and enthusiasm.
Required experience
Minimum 2 year's experience with Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, a sound working knowledge of design and be proficient in the following: AutoCAD, MS Office.
Competitive salary - Depending on experience.
23 Day's holiday (plus national bank holidays)
Nest Pension and DIS.

Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Richard Lalchan Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Manufacturing Job Type: Permanent Location: East Anglia Salary: Up to GBP45k depending on experience