Industrial Designer
Whanganui, Full Time, Engineering
Please Quote Reference Number 68403
Excellent opportunity for a recent graduate
From idea generation through to delivering the final product
Join our in-house research and development team

Over the last 34 years Pacific Helmets (NZ) Ltd has established themselves as the world leader in helmet innovation. Award winning design excellence balanced with rapid commercialization of concept has resulted in the largest range of helmets of manufacturer in the world. The Whanganui company is committed to New Zealand based Research & Development and high quality Manufacturing

We are currently looking for a Industrial Designer to carry on the legacy as part of our in-house research and Development team.

Our dynamic R&D team has a long history of successful product development and now has the need to expand and increase momentum!

We are on the lookout for the right person, who will be able to take a new helmet design from concept through to production. Based in a dedicated on-site R&D facility and full test laboratory you will be involved in design research, concept design, user group interaction, clay sculpting, building 3D CAD parts and assemblies, producing technical drawings, prototype and product testing, third party certification, production engineering, transition & documentation.
At the end of a successful project, you will see your design come down the production line at our own factory and be shipped off to save lives in over 83 countries.

The successful applicant will report to the R&D Manager and will undertake multiple projects whilst being involved in other work when required, making good time management a critical part of any applicants skill set.

The successful applicant will ideally have:
- An Industrial Design qualification or equivalent.
- A creative mind with good analytical and problem solving skills.
- Knowledge of materials, processes and the ability to research and investigate new ones.
- An eye for good Design.
- Self-motivation.
- Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Experience with Solidworks or equivalent 3D CAD software.
- Good workshop and model making skills, and a hands on approach.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in the R&D team and through the entire organisation.
- A passion for learning.
- A background in physics and material sciences is a bonus

If this sounds like you and you're ready for a challenge, then we want to hear from you!

Apply now through our online application form.

Please note - You must submit a portfolio with your application. Applications without portfolios may not be considered.

Pacific Helmets (NZ) Ltd
Please Quote Reference Number 68403
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