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Product Designer

Product Designer

Hernshead Recruitment


As a Product Designer, specialising in product made via Additive Manufacturing, you will:

  • Design impact protection gear, for sports, manual labour, and other markets, that are suited to additive manufacturing technologies.
  • Develop bespoke additive manufacturing equipment to optimise the performance and production metrics of each product.
  • Design products by conducting literature and market reviews, gaining a thorough understanding of the problems, and using data-driven design methods to result in robust solutions.
  • Manage projects from problem / opportunity identification, through to delivery of proof-of-concept.
  • Identify boundaries of novel additive manufacturing technologies and develop design rules for selected materials and processes for other team members to optimise.
  • Communicate project findings / conclusions to other team members and management.


Key Responsibilities

  • Designing impact protection gear suited to additive manufacturing technologies.
  • Modifying / designing additive manufacturing hardware / processes.
  • Creating physical proof of concept manufactured similarly to the intended mass manufacturing approach.
  • Using data-driven design methods to develop robust solutions.
  • Researching state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Researching novel product innovation opportunities.
  • Leading projects.
  • Communicating project results to various audiences.


  • Product design skills
  • Research skills
  • Advanced Computer-aided design skills
  • Data-driven design skills
  • Project management skills
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Design for additive manufacturing knowledge
  • Additive manufacturing knowledge
  • Sports biomechanics knowledge


  • Pension
  • Our holiday allowance is 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • We give two additional days at Christmas, your birthday off and we also honour any religious holiday that you celebrate
  • Generous Family Friendly policies
  • Free phone case + Family & Friends Discount
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Job Overview
Additive Manufacturing - Client - End User
Offered Salary