3M Buckley Innovation Centre

Job Role – Product Design Professional
Length of appointment – permanent 37.5 hours per week

The 3M Buckley Innovation Centre opened in 2013 to provide support to regional businesses for innovation and growth and to work closely with the University of Huddersfield to help businesses explore advances in technologies which could lead to new and improved products.

The Technology Team works closely with businesses and their advisors to explore solutions and to facilitate the realisation of their vision for new products and services.

Equipped with advanced technologies such as polymer and direct metal additive manufacturing, x-ray computerised tomography (XCT) and much more we offer a holistic approach to design, prototyping and verification.

This is an exciting opportunity for a capable product designer or design engineer to work with a range of clients and use, but go beyond design and to employ 3D visualisation, AR/VR and prototyping in a wide range of materials to realise their ideas. 

To provide support to and sometimes lead on, a portfolio of exciting product design projects from initial discussions with clients, the development of ideas to making of prototypes with advanced manufacturing and 3D visualisation technologies.

The successful candidate will work alongside other designers and technologists and have ample opportunities to broaden their skills, learn new techniques and undertake formal training, if necessary.

We are also interested in hearing from freelance design professionals with a range of skills that complement our in-house team. If you are interested in working with us on specific and varied projects, please read the information pack and respond in accordance with the following link.

For full details and person specification for this position, please see the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre - Design Professional - Recruitment Pack

Applicants are asked to submit a CV and covering letter setting out how they meet the requirements in this person specification, including details of current salary package in confidence, by email headed up Product Design Professional Application to technology@3mbic.com

Salary range £27k - 29K per annum, subject to skills and experience
Application closing date – Monday 24th May midnight
Interview Date – Monday 7th June 2021 (by video call, if required)