£23,000 - £30,000 (Depending on experience)
Closing date: 3 October 2019, 12 noon
About the Company
“Green Cross Medico Ltd is a medical innovations company currently working in conjunction with NHS Innovations South East (NISE) who champion innovations through the NHS. Our team has a proven track record of successfully bringing innovative products to market.
In the first aid market, the company has developed the innovative Adulto and Bambino first aid kits which were awarded Millennium Product status in 2000 and featured as one of only 1000 UK products in the Millennium Dome, London. The innovative design of the first aid kits led the way in the first aid marketplace, not only in the UK but worldwide with distributors in over 30 countries.
The company has also developed the Wrapmaster cling film & foil dispenser which won the Hotelympia award along with the retail success of the Baco Easy Cut cling film & foil dispenser which is available today in all leading UK supermarkets.
Innovation is at the heart of all we do in research and design as we aim to continue moving forward in 2019 with further developments in our latest innovation Airglove. These products currently fill a market niche or fulfil a current need in medical procedures by improving an existing technology or the development of a device to serve a need that has clearly been defined by medical professionals.”
More information about the company, their vision and their values can be found HERE.
Green Cross Medico is looking for a hands-on Product Designer who will play an important role within their business. You will apply your creative skills to new and current innovations which have been identified by NHS clinicians. You will produce designs from early initial concepts, through to Industrial Design research, to sketching through to a fully engineered product solution.
This is a superb opportunity to join a forward-thinking, innovative company where you will have the chance to develop your career in the medical innovations sector. The company works with NHS Innovations South East, NHS Innovations West Midlands and the Academic Health Science Network across the 15 regions in England. In return, you can expect a competitive salary with tremendous potential for professional and personal development within a supportive team.
This role would suit a motivated individual educated to degree level in a relevant subject such as Product Design or Industrial Design. The ideal person will be an all-round Product Designer who is comfortable in using CAD Engineering Softwares (ideally, SolidWorks) and who has a fluid, natural sketching technique.
You should also have the following skills:
• Portfolio with at least 3 examples of professional work and be able to show physical plastic injection mould examples of design work at interview
• Extensive ‘hands-on’ experience of a CAD Engineering software package (SolidWorks ideally), including complex surfacing
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
• Excellent organisational skills and be able to work smart
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Injection mould plastics design experience
• 3D Rendering/visualisation skills including Photoshop
• Confident presenter with good visual presentation and research skills
• Minimum of 2 years’ professional design experience
If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity.
Closing date for applications is 3 October 2019, 12 noon.
Please submit a portfolio with at least 3 examples of professional work and be able to show physical plastic injection mould examples of design work at interview. Portfolio should be in PDF format or a link to an online portfolio, applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form by clicking “Apply” on our website. Examples of what we like to see in a cover letter can be found HERE. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. In your Cover Letter, please state: A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications.
Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.