Product Design Consultant

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Hatfield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
27 Oct 2016
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
We have a new opportunity for a Product Design Consultant to join a growing team based on the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border. Talented, especially from a technical perspective, you can expect huge day-to-day variety in your work, and to be involved in multiple projects from different industry sectors. Early career development is towards an individual who is technically fluent, has excellent programme and client management skills, and who has good business and commercial awareness. You will invent and develop new medical device products that are intuitive to use, well-received by patients and styled appropriately for the product category, the brand and the users' lifestyles. Your designs will incorporate product design, human factors and usability considerations as well as novel mechanisms and robust engineering. You will create, visualise and iteratively develop product concepts and mechanisms using CAD, graphic designs, sketches and physical models. These will be used in illustrations and storyboards, user research, proof-of-principle demonstration, product prototyping and testing, pilot scale production and commercialisation. Working in a team, your approach, reliability and dedication will enable you to effectively integrate with engineers, designers and physicists both inside the Company and the customer's organisation. Main Responsibilities: Invent and develop new medical device products Incorporate product design, human factors and usability considerations as well as novel mechanisms and robust engineering. Create, visualise and iteratively develop product concepts and mechanisms using CAD, graphic designs, sketches and physical models Effectively integrate with engineers, designers and physicists Qualification, Skills & Experience: 1st or Upper 2nd class degree or equivalent in product design, industrial design engineering or mechanical engineering A portfolio showing the significant impact you have made on the development of new products from concept to production Strong creative and analytical-thinking skills, based on a broad understanding of product design, usability, mechanical engineering and physical principles Advanced skills in CAD (SolidWorks or Creo), graphic design (Photoshop and Illustrator) and sketching Skills in human factors and usability of products Knowledge and experience in the design of injection-moulded parts The ability to communicate confidently and authoritatively to senior business leaders. A drive to succeed, to continuously improve the quality of your work, to develop new skills and to take increasing responsibility This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66893754