JOB TITLE: Lighting Product Designer (Solidwords 3D Design Package)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Gatwick
Job Reference : 6757 Job Category : Design and Creative
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 04/06/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £29000 - £30000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced lighting product designer for our client which includes lighting for aquariums, vivaruims and aviaries. This role has come about due to expansion of this forward thinking company.


Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced lighting product designer for our client which includes lighting for aquariums, vivaruims and aviaries. This role has come about due to expansion of this forward thinking company.

For this role it is essential that you already has a portfolio of previous works that have taken from conception through to manufacture and has several years experience in this field. It is essential that you are proficient with Solid Edge or Solid Works as well as a sound experience with injection moulding, extrusion tooling, die casting and vacuum forming. You will be working as part of a small team and it is essential that you can combine both industrial design and design engineering and you must have strong project management skills will be required to ensure projects are delivered on time.

Essential Skills:

* Solid experience as a Lighting Product Designer
* Proficient in Solid Edge or Solid Works
* Have your own product portfolio with previous work taken from conception through to manufacture
* Have strong Management skills to ensure projects are delivered on time

Key Accountabilities:

* Preparing project plans with realistic timelines
* Ensure that the formal New Product Development ("NPD") process is followed and that major key stages (e.g. concept drawings, FMEA, prototypes) are approved throughout the project and maintain the project key stage check list. Our objective is to use a multi disciplinary team approach for project reviews
* Taking the brief and developing the product in accordance with the timeline.
* Preparing product costings.
* Managing the design and the manufacture of samples.
* Making sure that all products are safe and comply with the latest lighting/electrical & aquarium safety regulations.
* Making sure that the design is within the capabilities of sub contractors.
* Facilitate communication between China and UK.
* Create TCF's to the standards requirements.
* Be aware of competitors' products.

Due to the nature of this role it is essential that you hold a valid passport as overseas travel will be required occasionally.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

"Solidworks" "lighting" "design"



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Design and Creative recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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