Lead Industrial Design Engineer

Lead Industrial Design Engineer

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    Leicester, Leicestershire

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    Engineering & Manufacturing

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    Lee Howard

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Lead Industrial Design Engineer - Leicester

My client, a business which specializes in the design and manufacture of high-performance pressure sensors is currently looking for a Lead Industrial Design Engineer to join on a permanent basis during a period of exponential growth within the team. As one of the Lead Engineers, the business is looking for someone who will take the technical lead on industrial design projects, and also guide engineers who are in the early part of their careers. You will present to senior leaders and to cross functional teams on how your design concepts create style and function for our future products and enhance the user experience.

Key Job Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Create and develop design concepts for manufactured products in the Test & Calibration product line.

  • Develop product branding and style guidelines consistent with company branding guidelines

  • Work with other specialists such as mechanical engineers and manufacturing engineers to evaluate whether your design concepts will meet requirements at reasonable cost and also arrive at workable solutions

  • Influence product design specifications, and ensure new designs are optimised for User Experience including: safety, capacity, performance, yield and cost.

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Industrial Design or Engineering

  • Knowledge of 3D CAD tools (Solidworks etc.)

  • Exposure to working in multiple disciplined (electrical, mechanical) design teams in a product development environment

  • Knowledge of Design principles for Manufacture and Assembly in a high product mix environment.

  • Experience in both Plastics and Metal enclosure design for IP rated electronic equipment

The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in technical writing and development of procedures. A highly proactive and results focused individual with the ability to influence others within the team. Someone with strong analytical and problem-solving skills would be preferable.

Lead Industrial Design Engineer - Leicester