Design Development Engineer

£39,152 - £49,553 pro rata
13 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web, Product
Job Functions

Job reference: 007621

Location: City Site

Salary: Grade I (39,152 - £49,553 pro rata)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Department: Academic Schools

School/Section: School of Art & Design

This role is a part time, fixed term contract until December 2021.

At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

Nottingham Trent University has developed a reputation as one of the UK’s leading modern higher education institutions. This is based on our comprehensive and innovative academic offering, relevant research excellence, and our deep-rooted links with business, industry, and civic institutions.  We are now looking for skilled and creative product designer to enhance the Design Matter team.

This is a highly exciting opportunity for a Product Design Development Engineer to be part of Nottingham Trent Universities’ Design Matter team, to work on a wide range of products that includes consumer products, business equipment and medical devices.

The post-holder will undertake a wide range of design development and engineering innovation tasks, predominantly working with SME’s to progress new products through to manufacture. The post holder will be required to demonstrate highly creative design and development skills and an ability to define designs for manufacture.

If you are highly motivated, proactive and thrive in a dynamic group environment, the Design Matter team and Nottingham Trent University can offer an exciting and supportive place to work, and an interesting and varied design development role.

For more information on Design Matter, please click here:

Closing date: 30th November 2020

Interview date: TBC

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Peter Ford, Professor of Design at NTU, via

Nottingham Trent University prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate diversity and welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our local communities and wider society.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

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