Product Design Engineer

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

Design and develop new products for Hozelock product range.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Respond to commercial briefs for product specifications.
  • Developing innovative ideas for new products.
  • Developing drawings to obtain design approval.
  • Designing new products on 3D CAD.
  • Prototyping new products as required.
  • Testing new products and using analysis to review / improve product design.
  • Testing and evaluating competitors’ products.
  • Ensure all processes are adhered to and documentation completed.
  • Attend meetings with the team to provide updates on current projects.
  • Comply with the Health and Safety responsibilities as defined in the company health and safety policy and ensure that any specific responsibilities are adequately delegated in their absence.

Person Profile:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent drawing/rendering skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent planning & organisation skills.
  • Ability to work alone, sometimes under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and results driven.
  • Tenacity to coordinate a project from conception to completion.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Team player.
  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo.
  • Good PC skills.
  • Competent 3D CAD user.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills (technical).
  • Practical more important than academic.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree – Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Engineering.
  • Experience of designing with Plastics.
  • 2 years’ experience.
  • Engineering background Experience of 3D CAD is essential.
  • Experience of designing components for plastic injection moulding domestic components and materials is essential.
  • Experience of commissioning injection mould tools is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience of Siemens NX is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience of liaising with tooling and manufacturing engineers is preferred but not essential.
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