Senior Furniture / Product Designer

Careers In Design
North Yorkshire
£35000 - £45000 per annum + relocation package
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
This sub-contract metal fabrication company specialises in the design and manufacture of systems office furniture products and upholstered office screens supplied to an extensive portfolio of blue chip end users around the world. They are now looking for a talented designer who can help design/engineer new furniture systems and provide project specific technical support to the sales team. The successful candidate should be passionate about design/engineering, have a thorough understanding of how things are made and a practical hands on approach. Person / Experience Required: A working knowledge of any or all of the following would be a distinct advantage but not essential:- Office furniture design, tubular and sheet steel fabrications, extruded aluminium profiles, plastic injection moulding, woodworking, upholstery, bills of materials and costings together with the generation of sales literature and technical brochures. The ideal candidate will:- Hold a relevant degree qualification At least 4 year's industry experience. Be commercially focused. Be a confident Solidworks, Excel and Word user. Be a 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 EU driving licence. Have a sense of humour This job offers the successful candidate a great opportunity to escape the rat race, live in a beautiful uncongested part of the world with excellent schools and a higher quality of life, whilst working on a varied range of interesting, contemporary furniture related design projects. This job was originally posted as