Manager - Product Design
About the Business & Position Overview
a. User data collection for the machines.
b. Product Design (end-to-end)
c. Strong emphasis on User Experience (UX), prototyping and -Interaction and Visual design-
d. Testing & Validation of products
a. Participation in project teams
b. Frequent use of (user) data obtained from the field, this to support your design initiatives
c. Frequent interaction with external contacts / customers
d. Identification, recommendation and possibly implementation of product (production) improvements and advise on future developments in market opportunities and market trends.
e. Support of colleagues by means of technical help and guidance during the complete product lifecycle
f. Testing and validation of prototypes and products (user testing) and the supervision of this.
g. To bring suggestions for improvement in information processing of the external environment, communication styles, Brand visibility etc.
h. Researching different relevant areas
i. Healthy curiosity to new market developments and inventive new solutions
j. Contribute to the identity of organization wrt. Quality perception of portfolio and communicate this to external parties.
k. Registration of TMQIO (Time, Money, Quality, Information and Organisation) aspects within project management
l. Achieving agreed timelines.
Essential Qualification: Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Preferred Qualification: Post-graduation in Industrial Product Design.
Essential Experience: 7 years of experience in machine design, analysis, manufacturing & testing.
Preferred Experience: a) Experience in 3D modelling preferably in solidworks, CAD tools/computer aided simulation and testing for machines designb)Experience in Adobe graphical tools (Photoshop, illustrator etc.c)Knowledge of DFMA, moulding and diecast.
Essential : a. Experienced in Computer Aided Design (CAD).
b. Knowledge of industrial materials.
c. Knowledge of DFMA (design for manufacturing and assembly), moulding and diecast design techniques.
d. Knowledge in the field of Rapid Prototyping.
e. Good analytical skills and use of analytical tools.
f. Effective research skills and being able to convert to realisable plans.
h. Team player.
i. Autonomous and self-starter.
j. Process orientation.
k. Good knowledge of MS Office Word and Excel.
Preferred : Hands-on experience in Solidworks and related Dassault System software.