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Design Manager

Queensland - Brisbane
up to $140000 per annum
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Design Manager


Full time, permanent (flexible hours)

Salary $100 - $140k p.a. basic

Lead, coach and motivate the Design Team at this internationally recognised, award-winning product design, development and manufacturing facility, based in Brisbane. If you're ready to work across a large, diverse product and IP portfolio, spanning various industry sectors, then this may be the role for you.

About the Company

Join a well-established product design and commercialisation company, dedicated to bringing Australian-made products to market and which for many years has been successfully re-shoring manufacturing to Australia and exporting to countries around the world. This company specialises in turning ideas and inventions into a diverse range of highly profitable products, both internally for their own product portfolio and for external customers.

The Role

This Design Manager role requires a flexible approach to suit an often-changing business environment and will suit a self-motivated individual with effective project management skills. You will be customer-focused, results orientated and able to think strategically, relying on your strong collaboration and influencing skills. You will develop a flexible and empowered team and drive best in class product designs to market.

You'll be able to effectively:

  • Lead, coach and motivate the team to maximise contribution to the business, delivering first class outcomes

  • Design and evaluate new products - develop design plans, moulding designs, material specifications and requisition, testing and modifications

  • Estimate/Cost - customer quotations, product development budgets

  • Communicate - Collaborative engagement with the Team regarding task accomplishment, challenges and project status

Skills and experience

With a minimum of three years' industry experience, you'll have:

* Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or similar

* High proficiency with Solidworks

* Rapid prototyping experience

* Exposure to the design of consumer-based products for mass manufacture

* Hands on experience of plastic injection & die moulding products & manufacturing processes


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