Design Technician

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Anonymous

Telford, Shropshire United Kingdom
Design & Creative
Immediate Start
£23k - £26k Annual
Design Technician

Telford, Shropshire

Our client has a requirement for a Product Design Technician to assist with development of new products and to maintain the current range of products. They specialise in designing and manufacture of traffic engineering products including illuminated and reflective signs and control gear.

Working within an experienced and supportive team the role involves producing design and manufacturing drawings for new products and undertaking modifications to existing designs as required.

Training and support will be given; the role would suit someone with an interest in industrial design and design for manufacture.


- Genuine interest in product design and manufacture

- To work alongside the product development team by providing CAD design support as required

- To work on product design or modifications to existing product as required

- Produce assembly drawings

- Produce overall product designs

- Produce 2D component and part drawings

- Produce 3D CAD renderings of new product concepts

- To capture requirements and specifications

- Consult with component suppliers to ensure optimal use of 3rd party components

- Provide input into project and work scheduling

- To optimise designs for manufacture and the manufacturing process

- Design of products with electrical and electronic components and assemblies

- Drawing of cable assemblies

Person specification: Design Technician

Preferred minimum levels of Education and Qualification:

- Educated to OND / HND in or equivalent in Design, Computer Aided Design or a related subject

- Experience of CAD in a product development environment

- Fully competent with Autodesk Inventor Pro or equivalent

- Ability to provide coherent progress reports

- Ability to manage time in accord of overall project schedule(s)

- Understanding of principles of measurement

Knowledge skills and ability


- Experience of 2D design

- Experience of design of sheet metal products

- Experience of designing enclosures for electrical and electronic equipment

- Working knowledge of materials in particular metals and polymers

- Ability to use hand tools to produce prototype equipment

- Ability to produce and understand a project functional specification


- Experience of 3D design

- Working knowledge of materials processing including fabrications, mouldings, casting, extrusion and sheet metal work

- Tool design for mouldings, casting and extrusions

- Familiar with procurement process and manufacturing process

- Understanding of lighting design and simulation

Reference: 636639368

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