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Product Development Engineer Vacancy

Product Development Engineer – Modular Retail Display Equipment (Metal Fabrication)

Product Development Engineer, Retail Display Equipment – Metal Fabrication
Barnstaple, North Devon
Salary depending on experience

Purpose of the role:

This role is responsible for developing metal shop fittings and display equipment by being the link between customers’ concepts and designs and the fabrication process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Working closely with customers and their product designs you will develop their ideas into technical designs and prototypes for production, ensuring the finished products meet customer expectations and can be made reliably and consistently.

Within this role you will be responsible for estimating and preparing quotations for each element of the project(s), ensuring that budgets and design briefs are adhered to at all times to achieve and exceed customer expectations.

Combining your knowledge of design-engineering, value engineering, manufacturing process and retail display equipment, you will produce functional products and manufacturing specifications, with consideration for quality and cost, safety and environment.

Duties include:

Preparing budget costs or full estimates from customer specifications and drawings given by the client, in the most competitive and cost effective manner to achieve maximum profitability for the company and quality products and services for clients.

Of utmost importance it is essential to maintain consistent and excellent service to existing and new clients, to meet and exceed their needs and expectations.

You will need:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication processes gained within a metalwork environment
  • Experience of engineering metal shopfittings and retail display equipment (too much? Also below)
  • Hands-on product development and engineering experience within a production environment
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise effectively both internally and externally
  • The ability to develop strong and effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to control and manage a varied pre/post work load in a demanding industry
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Understanding of cost estimating, ideally from a bespoke prospective
  • Commercial awareness of wider business demands
  • Ability to work well and integrate in a small business environment/team
  • An engineering qualification – ideally foundation degree, HNC/HND or degree

In addition you will need to possess a full UK Driving Licence as travel to clients will be required.

Hands-on experience of engineering metal display equipment and awareness of the impact of retail display design in the store environment are important, and knowledge of CAD (computer aided design) will be advantageous.

Based in North Devon, this is an exciting opportunity to join a successful, leading metalwork fabrication supplier to the shop fittings industry as the company continues to evolve and expand its product range to meet the needs of other industry sectors.

Continued success is due to the quality and reliability of products, service and partnerships, which are of utmost importance within this role alongside providing bespoke solutions.

Thanks to the skill and commitment of its engineering and production teams, we have earned a reputation for understanding the most complex of challenges and providing innovative solutions to produce high-quality, value-engineered retail display products, delivered on time and on brief.

North Devon offers beautiful coastline, access to two national parks as well as some of the finest surfing beaches, not forgetting it is also home to prestigious manufacturing companies.

Please contact Mike Garner with your CV, outlining your relevant experience.

NO agencies please.

Dymond Shop Fittings

Dymond Engineering and Metal Products Ltd
Combrew Lane
Devon EX31 2ND

Tel: 01271 372662
Fax: 01271 322077

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