Overview

Product Developer Job at Buster and Punch – in Peterborough

Job Description

Position

Product Developer

Location

Peterborough

Salary

Up to £35,000 p.a. dependent upon experience

Reporting to

Head of Product Development

Contract

Full-time

Hours

37.5 per week

Holidays

25 Days per annum

Other Benefits

· Contribution to gym membership

· Discretionary annual bonus

· Statutory pension contribution

· Discount on the purchase of Company products

· Life insurance

The Company

Buster + Punch is a dynamic and fast growing interiors home fittings brand. We transform everyday functional fittings into extraordinary home details. From light bulbs, light switches and pendant lamps to door handles and cabinet pulls, we are creating an innovative collection of products by re-defining forgotten home fittings into unforgettable design details. Delivery of exceptional customer satisfaction and service has been the cornerstone underpinning the Company’s success. Buster + Punch are passionate about their people and pride themselves on having built a dedicated and committed team across their business.

The Role

We are looking for truly exceptional product developers to work on projects across several product categories including hardware, lighting and bulbs, furniture and electricity (sockets and switches). These roles includes taking an agreed concept and defined aesthetic, and developing a design that is both highly manufacturable and meets relevant certification standards.

As a product developer, the buck would stop with you. You would fully own the projects allocated to you so a solid track history of having run projects through to final on-time delivery is essential. You would need to hit the ground running so experience in developing these or similar products is essential. You will be the face within the company for your projects and you would report to upper management on progress and delivery. To this end, excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Buster + Punch is a dynamic and fast growing company so experience in working in a fast moving, thorough and rigorous consultancy style environment would be advantageous. This role requires a meticulous approach to research, specifications, certification and delivery. You will work collaboratively with our manufacturing partners using your skills and technical expertise to bring our products to market. International travel will be required.

Responsibilities

· Technically developing new concepts to final products

· Produce and maintain full critical path for each project

· Manage your own time and project resource against the project timeline, always endeavouring to keep allocated tasks on schedule

· Report to upper management on progress and delivery of projects

· Work with engineer to develop products to the brief

· Own and ensure product range diagram is up to date at all times

· Work closely with factories to get a detailed production process and timeline for each new product

· Lead on critical commercial analysis

· Understanding of certification requirements for products in an international arena

· Generation and maintenance of technical files

· Review returns data and work closely with manufacturing partners to determine and eliminate production defects

· Establish quality standards and inspection processes on new products including manufacturing tolerances and finishing limits

· Continually seek out new ideas and process improvement opportunities

Personal Attributes

· Exceptional listening skills

· Confident in dealing with people

· Helpful and cooperative

· Exceptional interpersonal skills

· Problem solving

· Methodical

· Works hard and goes the extra mile

· Team Player

· Exceptional level of Integrity

Skills & Competencies

· Clear and concise communication skills both written and verbal

· Process driven with strong project management skills

· Able to use full suite of Microsoft office tools

· Excellent working knowledge of SolidWorks CAD software

· Timeliness

· Exceptional attention to detail

· Exceptional organisational skills

· Able to plan and prioritise workload

· Creative and innovative

· Commercial Acumen and results driven

Experience

· 5 years in a product development role

· Proven track record of understanding the design/concept process through to manufacture and marketplace delivery

· Working in a multicultural environment. Experience of Asian markets and manufacturers would be an advantage

· Experience in working in fast moving consultancy style environments beneficial

Education and Qualifications

· Engineering Degree preferred.

· A-level Maths, Physics preferred

· GCSE Maths and English required.

Other Information

B+P can offer flexible working arrangements and is supportive of personal/professional development opportunities for employees where appropriate

References

The successful applicant will be asked to supply 2 references to support their application

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £35,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership
  • Life insurance

Schedule:

Education:

Experience:

  • Product development: 5 years (required)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (preferred)
  • Engineering: 2 years (preferred)

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Buster and Punch –

Company Location:  Peterborough

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About Buster and Punch -