Survitec is currently seeking a motivated Product Designor who will be responsible for Marine safety equipment and water sport garment products.
Support New Product Development within the dynamic design department and multi-site production facilities.
Role Responsibilities :
Be creative and innovative, with a keen eye for style and detail.
Good understanding of fit, form and function.
Be conversant in a range of manufacturing techniques within the garment sector.
Establish robust project brief through research and market intelligence.
Design and engineer marine safety products, marine clothing and associated products.
Work with fabrics, inflatable structures, inflation mechanisms.
Work to strict product approval and testing requirements to internationally recognized standards.
Work to brand guidelines.
Work closely with purchasing teams ensuring product specification are precisely detailed and correct.
Work with quality teams to ensure products are delivered and made to the standard required.
Work with design teams ensuring product specifications are detailed and appropriate for manufacture.
Help facilitate right first time every time.
Excellent communicator responsible for understanding and conveying design through to production; at any site required.
Develop SOP’s (standard operating procedure) and support product structures / routings.
Liaise with manufacturing sites to implement product hand over.
Liaise with tooling suppliers & designing or specification of calibrated inspection tools / devices.
Ensure manufacturing procedures, and all test procedures as appropriate are carried out.
Maintain good understanding of materials and manufacturing technologies.
Follow and adhere to QMS processes.
Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required :
Job will suit either an experienced product designer or engineer.
Experience in a similar role.
Capable of detailing and conveying engineering information and design ideas.
Good illustration / CAD / graphic skills.
Be keen to innovate, bring results and form a valued team member within a mid-sized enterprise.
Be a team player with a focus on customer requirements.
Ability to present and motivate personnel in both formal and informal situations.
Able to demonstrate effective project management skills and cost control with the ability to work to strict deadlines and targets.
Excellent ability to communicate, both written and verbally.
IT skills including AutoCAD, Adobe suite, Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook CorelDraw, and Project.