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Head of Design & Development Department

Sturdy Products

  • Wicklow / Dublin
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 24/12/2017
  • John Hanlon
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Sturdy Products have an exciting new opportunity for head of design and development in Blessington co. Wicklow


Head of Design & Development Department

We now have a vacancy for the above position; we seek a Product Design Engineer/ Graduate with drive and ambition to succeed. At least 3 years experience in a similar position is required. The candidate must be capable of leading a small team but also be capable of using their own initiative and leading from the front. This is a very hands on role, as such a good sense of Mechanical engineering understanding will be a distinct advantage

The ideal candidate should have good analytical skills, an artistic ability, good computer skills, be creative, have good interpersonal skills, have mechanical knowledge and good problem-solving skills.

The candidate will be required to:

-       research product sectors and product uses, who will use the product and the various ways it might be used

-       identify potential custom moulding clients and help to promote this in-house service

-       consult with clients to determine requirements for designs

-       sketch to illustrate ideas or create 3D renderings to provide a better visual of design ideas

-       Be proficient in the use of computer software including Solid works, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Zara and Microsoft Office suite etc.

-       be aware of materials and production costs to determine manufacturing requirements

-       be able to work with other specialists to evaluate whether design concepts will fill the need at a reasonable cost

-       evaluate product safety, appearance, and function to determine if a design is practical

-       present designs and demonstrate prototypes (if required) to clients for approval

-       be involved in other day to day tasks as required within the organisation

-       Participate as a full member of the Management team in our Company

-       A bachelor’s degree in industrial/product design, or mechanical engineering is a minimum requirement.


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