Research & Development Assistant

Are you looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding long-term career opportunity?

Do you have what it takes to succeed as a Research and Development professional within our Product Design team?

Glasdon Group Limited is a market leader in the design, marketing and supply of award winning environmental and Safety products.

Our success at designing innovative new products is attributable to our commitment to excellent Research, Development and Product Design. To ensure ongoing group expansion, we are looking for an innovative Research and Development professional to help develop the next generation of bestselling products..

If you have a genuine desire to succeed and wish to join a progressive, global Company with excellent opportunities and benefits then look no further

Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research
  • Identify new product ideas
  • Monitor trends and market opportunities
  • Manage concept creation
  • Develop concepts through customer research
  • Write design briefs
  • Project manage live design projects from concept to full production
  • Launch new products to the whole group

Key Facts

Title: Research & Development Assistant
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Driving Licence: Essential
Full Time Permanent Position
Glasdon Group Limited is an equal opportunities employer.
What we can offer you:
  • A competitive commencing salary.
  • 33 days paid holiday.
  • A comprehensive training programme.
  • Company final salary pension scheme after a minimum of two year's service.
  • Life insurance after a minimum of two year's service.
  • Pension through NEST within 3 months of start date.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Long service awards.
  • Private health insurance scheme after a minimum of one year's service.
  • Subsidised on-site Café.
  • Dress Down Friday.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Team building days.
  • Paid charity days.

Ideal Candidate

  • Have a design related degree (minimum 2.1).
  • Skilled in research.
  • Innovative and forward thinking.
  • Technically minded.
  • Product Design or Industrial Design experience.
  • Ability to use CS Suite and CAD (Solidworks/Composer/Visualize).
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Be organised, self-motivated, pro-active and the ability to multi-task.
  • An effective team worker.

You may also have experience in;

  • Presentation Skills, Project Management, Product Design, CAD, Solidworks, Drawing, Sketching, Concept, Production, Software, Organisation, 3D, Research, Innovation, Graduate, Creative, Manufacturing, Model Making, Product Development, Marketing, Front End Research, Face to Face Research, Problem Solving, Multi-tasking, Project Lifecycle, Online.
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