Type: Permanent – Full time
Location: South East England, UK
Salary: Generous annual package
Benefits: Company pension, private healthcare, employee assistance scheme.
About the Company
Our client is a leading player in the consumer and professional audio industry and are committed to being at the forefront of technology. Within their R&D department they have a team dedicated to high performance headphone development and they are seeking a project engineer to join them.
About the Role
The project engineer will be responsible for all aspects of headphone development from concept through to manufacturing. They will work with a multi-disciplinary team, with a strong focus on mechanical design and the integration of all other elements in the design of multiple headphone products. The team will consist of acoustics engineers, industrial designers, electronics engineers, product designers, and as such this role will require a good team leader able to communicate complex concepts, make quick decisions based on a wide breadth of knowledge, and liaise effectively with internal and external partners.
You will need the following skills:
- Experience of designing consumer electronics products, preferably headphones or wearables.
- Strong project management experience, with additional project management qualifications being desirable.
- Strong written and spoken communication skills, and the ability to produce effective documentation.
- Able to view and understand CAD drawings, with design capabilities and experience of tool design being a plus.
This position will require regular travel to China, sometimes for extended periods, and any ability to speak Mandarin would be advantageous.