Full-time

New Product Development

Birmingham

Not disclosed

Product Design Engineer - Droitwich
 
Overview of the role
 
We have a great opportunity for a mid-weight Product Design Engineer to join us in our New Product Development team in the heart of Droitwich town centre. 
The overall purpose of the role will be to act as an integral part of the product development team, managing key projects from concept to production.
You will take ownership of product design and engineering and will co-ordinate projects cross functionally within the business.
 
The Nitty Gritty!
  • Engineering project management – defining own work packages, input to entire development cycle, day to day communication and powerpoints delivery to milestones, completing Engineering builds, supporting pilot productions and mass production
  • Robust Creo CAD modelling
  • ​Working with Design teams in Asia and America 
  • Frequent travel to China
  • Prototyping and development testing
  • Liaise with cross functional teams on technical issues in UK, US, China
  • Design for Manufacture, Assembly, Compliance, Storage and transportation, Usability, Servicing
  • Lead design reviews and complete actions
What we need from you...
  • Graduate in a relevant Product or Industrial design discipline
  • 3D CAD (preferably Creo)
  • Solving complex technical problems
  • Systems utilised in complex consumer appliances
  • Working in a manufacturing environment with suppliers in the Far East
  • Product costing
  • Design for manufacture
  • Visual brand language and communication of brand values through design
  • Competent in activities throughout projects
  • Identifies problems and recommends solutions based on sound principles and judgement, confirms approach with their manager
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Travel to China 1-2 weeks at a time will form part of the role
In return for your hard work and commitment we will offer you...
  • A competitive salary 
  • 25 days holiday, plus the option to buy up to 10 days 
  • Private BUPA healthcare
  • Subsidised gym membership 
  • Company pension
  • Life assurance 
  • Income protection
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Plus loads of other juicy benefits!
Good Luck!
 
Overview of Vax
Vax is the number one, bestselling floor care brand in the UK. With a rich heritage and growing global position, it is a market leader in floor care innovation.
 
Vax has forged its reputation as a brand that focuses on the needs of its customers, with premium products that include the lightest and the most powerful multi-cyclonic vacuum cleaners in the world.