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    £34k - 50k per year

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    Gayle Britton

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    3 months ago

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Product Designers (consumer/industrial, electrical/electronic products) – Senior positions also available!

Role is based on site in Chard, Somerset - some hybrid working may be possible as/when workload allows

Salary £34K - £50K (DOE) plus generous benefits including an employee well-being program and a lunchtime finish on a Friday!

We're looking for Product Designers who have designed Electrical/Electronic consumer or industrial products, to join a leading OEM whose main product is a very familiar household name! These roles are based at their site which is located on the glorious Somerset, Devon, and Dorset borders – the sea being just a short car journey away!

Working here offers a semi-rural lifestyle, with access to the countryside and quick links to major towns and cities. If you’re looking to relocate – this company can support you with a relocation package!

Joining the R&D team as Product Designer, what would you do?

  • Provide design + engineering input into aspects of design work that falls within your area of expertise.
  • Create detailed designs for the creation of new and existing products.
  • Take a full part in the development and improvement of the R&D department.
  • Ensure that attention to detail, rectification of design error, and cost control, are considerations that you have at the forefront of your mind when engaged on design work.
  • Be involved in and support Business Improvement Projects.

More information about our client:

  • Employee benefits include relocation allowance (if required), generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, lunchtime finish on a Friday, Christmas site closure, free parking on site, employee wellbeing program and discounts on local services.
  • They support and encourage your learning, to ensure you grow and develop new skills and experience to help extend and improve their existing and new product range.
  • The R&D team are a fast-paced team; constantly updating and working with new technologies to ensure products are up to date and offer the best solutions possible to their diverse customer base.
  • Manufacturing takes place on their 30 acre site and they export to over 100 countries globally!
  • Heavily investing in their business & future – £30million invested to expand their product offering!
  • Great culture – all working together as a team. There are over 1200 employees onsite.

What skills and experience will the Product Designer need?

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years demonstrable work experience in a similar role with Electrical/Electronic products.
  • Full design product development work from concept to manufacture, which includes use of CAD modelling software and demonstrable experience of component or system modification.
  • Plastic injection moulding and/or sheet metalwork, fabricated assemblies, rotational moulding.
  • Competent at producing Engineering drawings and schemes.
  • Good understanding of a range of manufacturing processes and construction methods.
  • Good appreciation of loads and forces acting within components and complex assemblies. Stress Analysis and CAE experience is desirable.
  • Good hand modelmaking skills to demonstrate proof of principle models.


For further information on this excellent opportunity, please call Gayle on 01275 867409

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.