Product Design Engineer

Product Design Engineer
Outskirts of Maidstone
Monday - Friday, Full time in office
On-site parking and public transport near by

We are working with a leading manufacturing business who have been established for nearly 50 years offering a niche product range who are seeking a New Product Design Engineer to join their growing business.

This individual needs to come from a manufacturing/product background and hold a relevant industry qualification or degree.

Spearheaded by an innovative, forward-thinking MD, they look to employ like minded individuals who have a drive to succeed and been integral in the success of their business.

As well as a competitive salary, this fast-expanding business offers a good benefits package and a friendly, welcoming, collaborative team to join.

Duties
, Working closely with the head of department and wider product development team to design and develop products from concept visuals to prototype and production.
, Produce accurate and detailed 3D models of the products through the use of Solidworks to generate drawings for manufacture, prototype, and rendered images as required.
, 3D printing and prototyping knowledge useful but not essential.
, Internal recording in the product database of the jobs
, Liaise with manufacturers and internal staff to ensure a smooth flow of the product development and projects dealing with any issues or queries as they arise.
, Driving key new product projects forward to a given target date and budget.

Requirements
, Qualified in industrial/product/furniture or similar design to degree level or equivalent design engineering qualifications.
, Minimum 1 years' experience producing detailed drawings for manufacture.
, Ideally has some experience in furniture design, but not essential.
, Excellent technical and engineering experience
, Excellent experience of CAD packages - Solidworks (essential) Fusion 360 & Autodesk Inventor (advantageous)
, Proficient experience in CGI software (Solidworks Visualize)
, Good understanding of material properties and manufacturing processes.
, Rotational or injection moulding knowledge an advantage.
, Passionate about what you do to deliver the best products for your employer.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit.

If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page.

This does not need to be formatted in the same manner.

In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a "clean" copy in Word.

Thank you.

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