Design Consultant

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Design Consultant

Job title: Design Consultant
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Industrial Design
Salary: $80K + Super
Job start date: ASAP
Job duration: Permanent Full Time
Job expiry: 2020-06-14
Reference: 3133588
Contact name: Ishmael
Contact email:

Job description

SMAART Recruitment is proud to partner with a highly successful Australian based manufacturing and product development company specialising in textiles and advanced fibre technology. Established in 1967 with headquarters in New Zealand and operations in Australia, USA, UK and Asia, they supply a diverse range of consumer, commercial and speciality industrial products to markets all over the world.

The company has a philosophy of “Be innovative. Be the best” and aim to maintain their position as market leaders. They are constantly exploring new markets and business opportunities, as well as finding creative and effective ways of adding more value to their range of products through technological innovation.
This is as an amazing opportunity to work as a Design Consultant at a very exciting time of growth for the company. You will be involved with a group of fun, creative and fun individuals that believe people come first & laughter is a must. 

We are looking for a engaging and hardworking person who will be able to work closely with the sales team, clients, design & manufacturing teams. This is a very hands on job, requiring someone proactive with experience of design and build & have a good solid understanding of Solidworks. Travel across multiple sites across Melbourne is required including Heidelberg & Richmond with work on the manufacturing floor and also client facing.

Flexibility is key to this position with a strong willingness to go beyond the confines of the position description & someone who is a team player!

Key expectations of the role:
  • Support the Australian Design Team with new concept generation, detail development, prototyping and testing
  • Monitor project time frames, costs, raw material utilisation & manufacturing efficiency
  • Support with drawing/specs
  • Be able to work set deadlines & liaise with different kinds of stakeholders
About you:
  • 2-4 Years design experience ideally within manufacturing
  • Solidworks experience is essential!
  • CAD experience & Futureproof experience highly regarded
  • Maintain a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction and promote a positive team environment
  • A team player who enjoys project ownership with the ability to prioritise tasks accordingly
  • Exceptional attention to detail and highly motivated
  • An understanding of manufacturing and industrial processes is preferred
What's in it for you? 

- Salary base of 80K + Super (Experience-dependent)  
- A unique opportunity to advance your career in a successful, family-oriented    Australian company 
- A company with a great working culture where staff are cared for & valued!
- Opportunity to grow within the company
- Permanent full-time position - Monday to Friday - core business hours 

If you are passionate about this opportunity as we are then please don't delay and APPLY NOW! For more information please contact Ishmael on 0416866978

* Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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