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Product Designer


Product Designer


Full time, office based

Salary negotiable (depending on experience)

Are you looking for a Product Designer role in Sydney? Would you relish the opportunity to have complete control over the design integrity of the product you're working on, from the ideation stage, through development, test, DFM and into batch production? The client is seeing year on year growth as a result of continued investment in new product development and a growing portfolio of product solutions that keep pace with their international client's demands. Based on this, they are now looking to expand their Sydney design team.

About the Company

My client delivers specialist, innovative technology to the communication, security and industrial sectors. This is a successful Australian company, who have their Design headquarters in Sydney.

The Role

In this Product Designer role, you'll be involved in full product design, material selection and supplier interaction/selection. You'll also be responsible for creating Bills of Materials, Quality Assurance and production overview and control. This is a unique opportunity to have complete control of your design from concept to the consumer. Applicants from either a consultancy or in-house environment are welcomed.

Skills and experience

With a minimum of 2 years experience, you'll have/be:

  • Qualifications: Industrial, Product or Mechanical Design (Degree not essential)

  • Consultancy or in-house experience

  • Experience in Solidworks or similar Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator), Keyshot

  • Ability to work to briefs and deadlines and be agile around ever-changing priorities

  • Commercially astute

  • Good time management

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively across multi-disciplined teams

  • DFM

  • Ownership of complete product from concept to full production

  • Experience of working with 3rd party manufacturers and material suppliers

  • Knowledge of materials and their properties and applications

  • Experience of plastics/injection moulding, sheet metal/fabrication, castings, machined components etc.

  • Comfortable with the challenges of both form and functionality

  • Good communicator across all levels (internally and externally)


  • Culture of collaboration and exploration, encouraging you to develop ideas and potential new products

  • Growth opportunity

  • Whole product evolutionary cycle

  • Ownership of work from start to finish - all aspects of design ideation and components/systems

  • Multi-disciplined team environment

  • Liaison with suppliers and manufacturing partners (Adelaide and Korea)

  • Pool car for work travel

  • Free coffee, food, phone costs, taxi home if working late

  • Centrally located, close to transport links

N.B. You must hold full and ongoing work rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

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About RHL


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RHL provide a value added quality service to both clients and candidates at all levels, in particular, at a time where skill shortages challenge us all on a global scale. Our ability to deliver is key not only to the success of our business but also that of our clients and to the candidates we place. We strive for continued success as trusted recruitment partners throughout the recruitment life cycle.

Sydney, Australia, Australia & Oceania

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  • Salary
    AUD65,000 to AUD80,000 per year
  • Location
  • Company
  • Posted By
    Kellie Dance
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  • Industries
    Consumer Electronics
    Defense & Space
  • Career Level
  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
  • Home Working Possible?

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