Product / Furniture Design Engineer

Plympton, Plymouth
28000.00 to 32000.00 Per Year
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a market leader in the design and manufacture of marine furniture and furnishings including cutting edge helm seat design and production. They work for some of the largest international brands in the marine industry and work hard to research, develop and detail products at the highest level.

They have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious Product Designer to join a small but varied design team.

This is a unique role in that you will be involved in the development of new products from concept to production. You will also be responsible for managing full boat fit out projects from R&D to completion. This is a fast paced role that requires great organisational skills and a good level of project management as well as the design skills and technical knowledge needed to be successful in a design engineer role.

The position is hands on and you will be visiting boats in build and liaising with both the designers and the build crew as well as getting into their own workshops to oversee designs in manufacture. Your practical skills and material knowledge should be as well developed as your creative flair and ingenuity.

Your leadership, management and commercial skills will be as important to succeed as your passion for marine design and innovation.

Skills Required:
??? 5+ Years experience working in a similar industry
??? Outstanding CAD & technical skills
??? Excellent furniture design knowledge and experience
??? Proficient at SolidWorks
??? Competent with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
??? Project management and impeccable organisation
??? Strong prototyping, mock-up and workshop fabrication skills
??? Good understanding of materials and process and how to apply them
??? Ideally knowledge and experience of products using stainless steel / grp
??? Ability to manage and motivate a team
??? Excellent communication skills
??? Commercial knowledge and acumen
??? Accurate at estimating and costing

Salary: ??28-??32k Depending on experience. Start date: ASAP.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please apply today.