Product Design/Development Manager

  • Location

    Barnstaple

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Stuart Posner

  • Contact email:

    stuart@coopergolding.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01271349745

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job ref:

    1199001

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-22

Product Design/Development Manager
Barnstaple
Up to £45k + performance related bonus

The Company
 
A world leading design led architectural hardware manufacturer working with brass, composites, leather and other custom materials.
 
What is the purpose of the Product Design/Development Manager role?
 
  • The role will encompass all aspects of design and product development,
  • Working with new materials and processes not previously used in the industry. 
  • Working at ways to change processes and materials to more sustainable alternatives
  • Develop new products using sustainable and re-cycled materials
 
 What will be the responsibilities of the Product Design/Development Manager?
 
  • Taking charge of the design and development department
  • Working with briefs to bring ideas to life in 3D models 
  • Following products into production
  • Identifying the most cost-efficient and sustainable processes for designs
  • Undertake feasibility studies with estimated pricing and to identify problems before production begins
  • Controlling and monitoring progress of designs from concept to launch
  • Working with sales and marketing to ensure all processes are completed
  • Working on in-house designs and developing custom work for international client base
  • Producing clear and accurate CAD drawings
 
 
 What skills and experience will the Product Design/Development Manager have?
 
  • Advanced Solid works skills.
  • Background in product design and design engineering.
  • Good understanding of engineering manufacturing, particularly metals.
  • A strong imagination, to think outside the box and bring new ideas to the table.
  • Good communication skills, to work with colleagues, clients, and suppliers.
 
 
What will the Product Design/Development Manager get in return?
 
£35k to £45k depending on experience
Generous performance related bonus scheme
Paid Bike to Work Scheme