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Product Design Engineer - Decorative Lighting

Responsibilities

  • Research, design and create new products.
  • Develop virtual models of different designs using computer software.
  • Find out the manufacturing requirements by examining materials and production costs.
  • Present designs and perform demonstrations of product prototypes for the approval of clients / internal departments.
  • Evaluate the function, safety and appearance of products to ensure they have a practical design.
  • Develop prototypes for clients with bespoke design requirements
  • Attend relevant Trade events for both product sourcing and to represent the company at while exhibiting at such events.

Personal requirements

  • Must display a can do attitude
  • Proactive and professional approach to all tasks
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Must be able to multitask a number of varying projects
  • Have good teamwork skills while also working well on own initiative
  • Work well under deadlines and have time management skills
  • Must be willing to work with a high pressure environment
  • Accept responsibility and accountability for projects assigned to them

Required Criteria

  • Experience with mechanical design work and knowledge in manufacturing processes
  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings, sketches etc
  • Knowledge and experience with utilisation of 3-D Modelling Software
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel
  • Good sketching and concept generation skills
  • Ability to understand complex mathematical relationships that underpin mechanical analysis
  • Project pricing / estimating

Desirable Criteria

  • Lighting or similar manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of lighting manufacturing regulations
  • Experience in use of lean tools to help develop new processes, layouts and flow
  • MRP/ERP experience

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