Industrial Technical Designer Needed in the UK

Serial No: 124224
Location: United Kingdom - View on map

Our client is a global success story in Health, Hygiene and Home products. Their success is led by successful brands and our aim is to achieve global market leadership. The company vision is a world where people are healthier and live better. Its purpose is to make a difference by giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

Position: Industrial Technical Designer

Location: United Kingdom

Salary & Benefits

  • Attractive Salary, to be negotiated
  • Extensive Benefits package available

 

The Role

  • Under the direction of the Global Packaging Innovation Manager, conceptualize and develop new Structural Packaging, Mechanical Devices and a wide variety of product delivery methods by:
  • Assisting in the identification of strategic consumer, technology, and product insights
  • Develop compelling designs from conception through proof of principle.
  • Manage the development and delivery of the design proposition of established projects
  • Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders; Category R&D; Marketing, Global Design, and Supply, as well as external agencies and suppliers
  • Compose design / development briefs to ensuring that identified targets are delivered
  • Ensure all projects effectively consider the fundamental, consumer, brand, cost, technical and quality success criteria.
  • Proactively track and respond to competitor threats by understanding their development activities and identifying strategic responsive solutions.
  • Seek and protect technical invention via patenting whenever possible.
  • Forecast and manage both team & project budgets, ensuring team operation objectives are met within allocated funds.
  • Live the company’s core values of Achievement, Partnership, Entrepreneurship and Commitment.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum BA / BS degree in Industrial Design
  • Extensive experience in Manufacturing or Design Consultancy.
  • Creative lateral thinking and passionate problem solver.
  • Exceptional sketching ability and advanced form development.
  • Creative, collaborative, and positive approach to innovation and complex structural challenges.
  • Strong knowledge of Injection Moulding, Blow Moulding, and other material forming technologies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral – delivered to both a technical & non- technical audience
  • Proficient in constructing proof of principle prototypes to effectively demonstrate ideas using in house workshop & 3d Printing facilities.
  • Proficient with business software, including MS Office.
  • Ability to cost of the structural ideas & actively contribute to creative cost reduction projects
  • Knowledge of Electro-mechanical products & assembly methods

 

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