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Design Engineer - Hemel Hempstead

Design Engineer - Hemel Hempstead

About the position

You will turn a creative brief or concept sketch into an engineered solution through technical development and your output will be a set of highly accurate technical drawings and specifications.  Your work will be centred around the design for manufacture of retail display equipment (Shelving systems, retail furniture, freestanding displays or any other physical merchandising equipment found in shops.) Materials and disciplines at your disposal will usually take the form of metalwork (EPC Mild Steel), Timber, plastics, glass or any other material appropriate for the project.  You will need to field technical questions, understand grocery and non-food modular retail shelving systems and general design principles in the industry.  Your knowledge of manufacturing techniques and standard details should be employed as close as possible to the start of the project.

Duties

  • Produce technical piece-part, assembly and GA drawings of new retail display equipment in Solidworks 3D CAD
  • Function checking of prototypes, supplier samples and first offs
  • Participation in structural load testing
  • Assessing the structural integrity of suggested designs in conjunction with the associated Development Manager
  • Completing designer’s risk assessments, assembly guides, O&M manuals or any other documentation required for compliance with CDM regulations
  • Value engineering of existing designs
  • Follow company design standards
  • Attend working sites and trading stores to assess ITAB equipment in the field
  • Attend working sites and trading stores to conduct physical survey and capture detailed information for the purpose of tender submission
  • Experienced user of Solidworks
  • Able to produce clear technical drawings, dimensioned and noted appropriately
  • Understanding of design for either Mild Steel or Timber Fabrication, Desirable: Both!
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience of taking design projects from brief to delivery
  • Must be a practical person with experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have a good understanding of MS Office
  • Experience of designing retail display equipment – desirable
  • Experience of working in a PDM Pro environment – desirable

We ask:

  • Experienced user of Solidworks
  • Able to produce clear technical drawings, dimensioned and noted appropriately
  • Understanding of design for either Mild Steel or Timber Fabrication, Desirable: Both!
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience of taking design projects from brief to delivery
  • Must be a practical person with experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have a good understanding of MS Office
  • Experience of designing retail display equipment – desirable
  • Experience of working in a PDM Pro environment – desirable 

We offer:

  • An interesting, versatile full-time function.
  • Working within a professional team that fully dedicates itself to a common goal.
  • ITAB values & way of working: ACT - Think Ahead, Think Consumer, Think Together. 

ITAB UK LTD is part of ITAB Group.  ITAB Group sells, designs, develops, manufactures and installs complete shop concepts for retail chain stores. With our expertise, long-term relations and innovative solutions ITAB is at the forefront as partner in the retail business.

ITAB offers career opportunities in an international workplace and strives for diversity and good working conditions. Together we are creating the ultimate shopping experience, close to you! Please find out more at www.itab.com. 

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Field of competence

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Swallowdale Lane
HP2 7EB Hemel Hempstead Directions +44 1442 419 419

​Future is now!​

 

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Great career opportunities

ITAB operates in an international market in a fast-paced industry. We collaborate and continuously innovate for a sustainable future – for business, people and environment. 

Employees at ITAB have a great opportunity to develop and pursue careers locally as well as globally within the Group. 

We believe in people making a difference. To enable and enhance leadership, business creation and networking, ITAB has designed tailor-made training programs. "We are ITAB" for all employees, "ITAB Academy" for talents and "ITAB ACT Executive program" for leaders.  

ITAB is endeavoring to achieve good working conditions and to be an attractive, equal-opportunity, safe and healthy workplace. 

"Creating the ultimate shopping experience, close to you"


We are an international team constantly developing in line with a changing market. One of the key factors to enable ITABs full potential is the people within the Group. We aim to lead the way, with a passion for continuously creating an inspiring, innovative and sustainable shopping experience. Our success is based on entrepreneurial thinking, commitment and responsibility.

Our common way of working is to stay curious, to be creative and find smart, innovative solutions – Think Ahead. 

With passion for the market and retail business we will offer the ultimate shopping experience to our customers by understanding the consumers different ways of shopping – Think Consumer. 

ITAB is global with local competence and presence. We are building on close relations, collaborating within the Group as well as with our external partners –  Think Together.

 

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We believe in people making a difference, we have the courage to ACT and commitment to aim and strive for our common driver –  "Creating the ultimate shopping experience, close to you". 

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