Job Title; Design Development Manager

Salary; Depending on experience 

Shift Pattern; Monday to Friday, – 40 hours 

Location; Loughborough, Leicestershire

Our client, an International Manufacturing company, are seeking an experienced Design Development Manager to join their team! This is a varied role however mainly focussing on the design development process to ensure excellent customer satisfaction!

If you have relevant experience in a similar role, ideally within in a Retail Design capacity and are seeking a new, exciting role, get in touch today!

The Design Development Manager Role;

  • Managing the Development Team and maintain close relationships with sales and management teams
  • Undertaking development design solutions following sales and customer briefs
  • Ensuring projects are cost-effective and accurate 
  • Informing management of progress and challenges
  • Attend customer meetings and site visits taking on board client requirements 
  • Provide technical support to sales team where necessary 
  • Ensuring that all necessary detail is in place (specification, BOM, drawings etc) to ensure that the project is handed over to relevant teams
  • Ensuring health, safety and the environment are all respected in design specifications

The Design Development Manager Candidate;

  • Must be proficient in Solidworks, 3D modelling and 2D drawing creation
  • Excellent knowledge of a variety of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Experience designing for joinery, glass, metal fabrication, acrylic fabrication
  • Good time management skills and able to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Great comprehension skills, able to understand required design standards, store guidelines and brand guidelines
  • Be proactive and efficient, able to work in a team or on your own initiative
  • Be positive in all communication help direct and steer teams, provide support and direction with problem solving

The Design Development Manager Benefits; 

  • Being part of a Global Organisation 
  • Opportunities for career development and progression 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Company pension
  • Permanent appointment 
  • Free onsite parking

If you are interested in the Design Development Manager opportunity please apply directly through this website or call JTA and ask for Vikki. 

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