Design Director - Medical - £60-£70K

On Target Recruitment Limited
£60k - £70k pa + £12.5k Bonus
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The Company:

- Been established over 30 years
- A globally recognised pioneer in the research, design and product development
- Fantastic career potential and progression

The Role:

- As the new Design Director you will be responsible for leading and managing a product design team to design, develop and execute new product development and manage the existing product range
- You as the new Design Director will have full responsibility for the design workflow, team structure and design processes that will enable
- You will streamline collaboration between design and other key internal departments and deliver world class products to market on time
- Play a central and proactive role in the Leadership Team developing strategic direction and our product development programme
- Direct and manage the product development processes and design project workflow delivering on key milestones and budgets
- Lead, inspire and mentor the Design Team harnessing their creativity and ideation by fostering a collaborative, productive, and positive environment

The Ideal Person:

- 5+ years of experience in a senior lead product design or product management role
- 5+ years of experience leading a large design team collaborating with multiple mission critical
- areas of the company
- 5+ years of experience as a product designer with proven experience designing complex
- products from concept through to full production
- Ability to create and work towards an overall product design vision that meets and enhances
- business goals across the company
- A thorough understanding of manufacturing processes including fabric, plastics and metal
- fabrication
- Fully competent in 3D CAD modelling and experience of CADCAM - Preferably Solidworks
- Fully competent in the Microsoft Office suite of products Excel, Word, Powerpoint & Outlook

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, IT Solutions and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.