Are you a graduate or qualified engineer (e.g. BTEC or HND) looking to secure the next role on your career journey?
Would you like to work for a company that values you and your needs, whilst offering development and advancement?
Do you have an interest in working for a luxury British brand working for HNW and UHNW individuals
We have an exciting job opportunity for a Production Design Engineer to work with a British multi-award-winning, internationally renowned designer of luxurious, hand-crafted outdoor sculptures, sundials and water installations.
Graduate / Junior Production Design Engineer
Didcot OX11 (100% Site Based)
Up to £32,000
Benefits include: 22 days holiday, rising to 28 days. Private healthcare, pension scheme and generous discretionary annual bonus.
A full induction training programme will be designed specifically for you to gain an understanding of the business. This opportunity provides individuals with excellent prospects to progress within the business.
David Harber Limited are a family owned, sociable company based in a rural location a short distance from Didcot and its rail links.
This is a full-time position, working on-site.
Product: Multi-award-winning, internationally renowned designers of luxurious, hand- crafted sculptures
Clients: Portfolio: Public Spaces, Luxury Developments, Hotels and Private Gardens
Pedigree: London Design Awards 2022 (Gold), twice Recipient of ‘The Queen’s Award for International Trade
Highlights: Three sundials unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and one by HRH Prince Charles
Your Skills: Manufacturing, Engineering, Technical Design, SolidWorks CAD Software, Excellent Organisational Skills, Excellent Timekeeping, Microsoft Office / General IT Skills
Who we are:
David Harber Ltd are multi-award-winning, internationally renowned designers of luxurious, hand-crafted sculptures, whose works have graced some of the world’s most prestigious addresses – from British institutions such as Windsor Castle and Eton to destinations further afield in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the USA.
Every sculpture, sundial or water feature is crafted by hand on site in rural Oxfordshire. As a family-owned business, we are a small but established team, where every individual plays their part offering the very best service to its highly affluent audience of private customers, interior and garden designers, art consultants and property developers.
Reporting to the Design Team Leader, you will produce detailed costings for classic pieces, customisations, and bespoke concepts. You will create standard operating procedures for the workshops along with installation and maintenance manuals for our overseas clients. You will work closely with different departments across the business including Sales, Manufacturing and the Design teams as part of this varied and diverse opportunity.
Please note that this role is based 100% on site.
+ Produce annual costings to shape our classic range price list
+ Utilise growing knowledge to develop costings for one off designs and custom pieces
+ Liaise with the sales and production teams to ensure that concepts are always interpreted in the most cost-effective way
+ Produce standard operating procedures for our classic pieces
+ Produce assembly and installation manuals for our classic pieces and when necessary, our bespoke and custom commissions
+ Produce 3D CAD models and technical drawings for David Harber Ltd classic pieces
+ Identify potential design problems and provide feasible solutions
+ Investigate materials and production processes for new and existing designs
+ Fundamentally understand the interaction of components with the ability to communicate this through technical drawings
+ Resolve engineering problems and can create, manage and update technical documents to a high standard
+ An engineering qualification
+ Academic skills and / or 1-3 years relevant work experience
+ Have experience of SolidWorks CAD software
+ Be proficient with the Microsoft Office package and have good general computer skills
+ Be able to work within budgets and to tight deadlines
+ Have excellent organisational, written, and numerical skills
+ Have excellent timekeeping and time management
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.