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Product Design Engineer - Haircare

Product Design Engineer - Haircare

Job Title: Product Design Engineer - Haircare
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GF5854
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email: gemmaf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: August 04, 2021 16:16

Job Description

Product Design Engineer - Haircare
£Competitive Salary and benefits package
Wiltshire
 
Description
We are looking for Product Design Engineers to join our multi-disciplined team to work on our next generation of Haircare products. We develop new technologies to dry and style hair, solving problems that others ignore. Our Haircare engineering team has been the driving force behind our success with recent products, joining the team will give you the opportunity to be a significant part of the next generation of products. 
 
We work as a collaborative team with disciplines focused on end style performance, user experience, structural integration, airflow, heat and power delivery systems. We are solving problems for people globally and we design for a diverse range of user needs and hair types. We user trial, research and design in order to develop prototypes, test rigs and test methods that demonstrate our technology, intuitive features and performance deliver a truly authentic and better design. 
 
Accountabilities
Support with creation of specifications, requirements definition and rationalisation, test methods development verification and validation process. 
Delivery and planning of design tasks based on agreed deliverables and decisions need to be made prior to it. 
Apply innovative problem solving skills to support the vision specification for new product concepts.
Runs user trials and user studies to validate the product requirements.
Challenge and develop engineering practices to continuously improve design quality. 
Prepare documents and progress overview for a regular design reviews with the Design Manager, Engineering Manager and RDD Director – justify design detail and collaborate with other specialists.
 
Skills
A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 
Basic previous experience in product’s design for manufacturing and practical knowledge of 3D CAD.
Sound understanding and knowledge of physical, mechanical and electronic principles. 
A pragmatic, practical and methodical design development skills through prototyping, testing and evaluation of results 
Basic knowledge and understanding of plastic injection moulding, tooling and other manufacturing methods. 
Ability to plan ahead, prioritise your tasks and coordinate with the work of others. 
Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
Knowledge or understanding of UI / UX design and implementation. 
Experience working closely with electronics and electronic systems. 
Basic coding skills and knowledge of system engineering.
 
To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for your review and consideration.