Furniture Product Design Engineer

Preston, Lancashire
£30000 - £32000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Production Design Engineer
My client, a leading manufacturer of furniture in the UK and a key supplier to retailers both at home and abroad, have a vacancy for a Production Design Engineer
Our in-house team design and develop our ranges, ensuring we remain at the forefront of quality and design..
This is a key role at the critical interface between design and production, ensuring that we balance design purity with production efficiency.
Reporting to the Design Director, the successful applicant will, own and oversee the new product introduction process, develop product compliance processes and be a key player in our concept design and value engineering activities.
Experience of taking products from concept through to fully developed production specification in a manufacturing environment is essential and a knowledge of the furniture industry and its standard CAD systems (e.g. Lectra, Gerber, and AutoCAD) would be beneficial.
You will be process driven, detail orientated, highly organised and be comfortable working to tight, customer driven deadlines, fully able to take responsibility for delivering objectives assigned to cross-functional teams. You will be assured and confident and have a talent for solving the challenges that arise in the design to production transition.
This is a unique opportunity to join a business at the forefront of its industry in an exciting phase of its development.
The salary package offered is designed to attract the best candidates and reflects the importance of the role