Product Engineer (Furniture)

  • Job Reference: BBBH33127
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Adrem Group
  • Website:
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £24,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Engineer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Product design Engineer (2 roles)

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Start: ASAP

£32,000 - £42,000 Mid to Snr level

£24,000 - £32,000 Junior - Mid Level



Company Overview:

My client's distinctive unique furniture is shipped worldwide, due to high demand they must take on a Design Engineer. Their workshop has more of the feeling of that of an artist studio than an industrial factory, however, with the introduction of robotics & semi-automatic machinery they combine up to date technology with the hand made.



Purpose of the Position:

With a growth in demand they are looking to expand their small team with a technical specialist.

To support the design & manufacture of their creations with your technical knowledge & practical hands on skills. In this role it would be advantageous to have a creative eye when contributing to new designs by way of viability for manufacture.



Essential Duties

  • To be responsible for semi-automatic mechanical production processes
  • Planning of production schedules and timelines
  • Assisting in production development of new designs



Essential duties & responsibilities

  • To operate, programme & develop the use of CNC router, semi-automatic flatbed sander, Robot sander in our production
  • To be responsible for upkeep & maintenance of machinery (sub-contracting when necessary)
  • Supervising & assisting in production processes
  • Liaise with the team for smooth transitions between processes
  • Quality control to meet specifications
  • Working with the designers by implementing engineering solutions to technical issues for custom and bespoke projects.
  • The use of CAD to communicate design intent, both technical production drawings and client friendly visuals
  • To generate a clear production plan, to communicate progression and projected completion dates to all stakeholders within a project
  • The ability to successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Keep technical information data for each product with assembly drawings for use in the manufacturing process



Qualifications for the Position:

Ideally (not essential) have experience within the furniture industry

Educated to degree level in a design orientated subject



Skills for the Position:

  • Practical & hands on design skills
  • Be comfortable presenting information and speaking to suppliers/internal customers where necessary
  • Excel skills
  • CAD, Rhino experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly & warmly with colleagues, in both written & verbal communication.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, dimensions and finishes
  • Able to multitask and time manage



Qualities for the Position:

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and an excellent team player
  • Good personal organisational skills & ability to work to agreed deadlines
  • Works productively in a high-pressure environment, adapting to changing circumstances and maintaining a positive outlook