Senior Furniture and Product Designer

Recruitment Genius Ltd
£30k - £35k pa
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Senior Furniture & Product Designer
Full time, Permanent
£30-35K, negotiable
Leicester (LE1)

Are you the person not to miss out on an exceptional opportunity?

Passionate about quality with functionality, this growing company specialises in the design and manufacture of Sit-Stand and related ergonomic office furniture, workstations and accessories.

They are looking for a skilled, competent and resourceful individual to join their dynamic and professional team.

This is an exciting time to join them as they enter this next phase of growth and capitalise on their cross-cultural expertise and global supply chain.

If you are the highly motivated, organised and personable individual they are looking for, they would expect this role to offer a future career progression to a pivotal and senior management role within their business.

The successful individual would need to have the proven experience and competence to manage the whole product lifecycle from initial ideas through to launch and continuous improvement.

You will need to:

- provide the technical design, engineering drawings, package design and assembly instruction;
- manage the product launching schedule, internal and external resources to achieve the agreed deadline.
- visit the suppliers in the UK and Far East to sign off prototypes, production or problem solving;
- generate specific product support information, catalogues and materials, to equip the sales and marketing team
- manage the new product development plan

The successful candidate should:

- have a minimum of 3 years' experience in the furniture industry, ideally with client sectors responsible for office, public and retail interior spaces.
- proved experience of managing NPD and launch schedules
- skilled fluency with SolidWorks & Adobe Creative Suite
- hold a degree qualification in Furniture / Product design
- be passionate about design, engineering and project management,
- have a thorough understanding of materials, production process and industrial standards,
- be commercially focused yet flexible and with a practical hands-on approach.
- be an articulate and confident communicator (both verbally and via hand drawn sketches) and have good listening skills
- be able to manage their work load to achieve deadlines
- Hold a full driving licence

If you are the person they are looking for please send your CV and supporting considerations via the apply button below.