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Design Engineer - New Product Innovation

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Product Design
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

As a Design Engineer within New Product Innovation (NPI) you will be a crucial member of a dynamic team to help meet and exceed the requirements of our products. Working closely with our RDD teams to create and develop new technology research into our innovative designs.
For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need

Accountabilities

  • Designers will be expected to initiate new product concepts and ideas and identify market opportunities from a blank sheet of paper. 
  • Take responsibility for creating and owning vision specification and business case for new product concepts
  • Produce working concepts for reviews with the use of handmade or prototype parts. 
  • Keep a Design Rationale document or similar up to date showing the detail design process of your designs with good technical justifications.

Skills

  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent 
  • Sound understanding of basic physical principles and the development of products and technologies through prototyping and testing 
  • Proven ability to communicate through a variety of media 
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate with work of others 
  • Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the project development cycle. 
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of multiple tooling and manufacturing techniques.  
  • Proven experience of delivering robust design solutions on time, to specification and within cost and budget constraints.
  • A creative and considered approach to problem solving, following clear design processes. 
  • Practical and methodical design development through prototyping and testing.
  • Ability to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and coordinate with the work of others. 
  • Good commercial awareness with pragmatic approach to balance cost and value

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines