Development Designer

  • South West  
    Up to £40k DOE  
  • Company
    Straco Recruitment  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    21 March 2021  
    Posted on
    19 January 2021  

Our client is a thriving UK based company engaged in the custom design, consultancy and manufacture of point of sale displays and merchandising systems. The company are able to offer in-house design and manufacture meaning they are able to provide an impressive client list with innovative design and functional, cost effective solutions.

The company are now looking for an experienced Development Designer, with the ability to create accurate and innovative technical solutions, to join their team. The successful candidate will be work in-house for a large well-known brand. Reporting directly to the client, the main objective will be to create technical drawings in line with design intent. There will be some occasional UK and EU travel involved.

Job Role:

  • Creation of 3D CAD models, technical drawing packs and BOM’s using Solidworks.
  • Creation of site and retail surveys .
  • Translation of 2D and 3D conceptual designs into working production drawings.
  • Creation of technical sketches for rapid quotations.
  • Accurate translation of design to technical within fixed production budget.
  • Liaison with other group engineering teams to ensure sharing of innovations, initiatives and efficiencies.
  • Estimating, planning and prioritising engineering workloads when required.
  • Liaison with group manufacturing and suppliers regarding production techniques.
  • Liaison with model making during the prototype stage.
  • Liaison with designers and projects managers on project details.
  • Client facing contact as technical engineer to the brand.
  • Other duties as recognised necessary by the client.

Key Skills:

  • Experience in a similar client facing role, with a background in retail.
  • Strong knowledge of Solidworks.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and production processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Excellent eye for detail.
  • Flexibility in regard to occasional travel as required.
  • Good team player.
  • Full UK driving license.

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