Candidates should have a good understanding of how products are manufactured and assembled, ideally within the lighting and / or furniture industry.
They should also have a grasp of three dimensional modelling software, ideally using Solidworks competently. Understanding of how a product can be developed into components which are optimised for mass production, producing technical drawings and liasing with suppliers to turn these into a commercial offering.
Relevant experience for at least 4 years in Product Design, with at least 5 years’ experience already working in furniture and / or OEM lighting design and development.
Closely communicate with all parties, including the original designers, factory engineers, packaging suppliers, testing house engineers as well as our European buyers and development office in London.
Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is also a must for helping to produce artwork for instruction booklets and packaging when required.
Willing and able to travel to Mainland China, and have a firm grasp of both verbal and written Chinese and English. Prior experience in merchandising and buying is a bonus and ideal candidates would benefit from having this prior knowledge, handling orders with buyers in Europe and vendors in mainland China.
Form 5 or above
Hardworking, clear, concise when communicating to colleagues and are organised when handling the multiple tasks at hand.
You are keen to utilise your design and development skill set to generate commercially competitive products within the lighting industry.
You have prior knowledge and genuine interest in the contemporary Lighting design world and are looking to expand on this.
Holidays : Bank Holiday
Industry : Garment / Hardline
Experience : Education : F.5
Education : F.5