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Technical Model Maker

Bristol

Full-time

AREA OF ACCOUNTABILITY

Develop L&T products – you may be working alone or as part of a team.

Plan and manage all work accurately and on time.

Communicate intentions and progress.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Produce fully working high quality electro-mechanical prototypes using model making techniques and/or 3D printing.

Test and evaluate designs and manage modifications.

Work comfortably within the project lead-times.

Manage multiple and varied tasks concurrently.

Work with other departments to effectively progress the project.

Provide information that allows others to work effectively.

Ability to communicate through drawings/cross-sections & mock-ups

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Excellent prototypes that work well.

Improvements are evident.

Work is completed on time and to a high standard.

Uses an organized methodology.

Use email, meetings etc. to keep all relevant staff informed.

All critical information regarding the product is written down and passed on the relevant member of staff.

All stakeholders clearly understand ideas.

Ability to interpret and work within constraints to conceive & build solutions to problems

  • Proven ability to produce high quality functioning prototypes.
  • Ability to test, evaluate and iterate based on considered & focused outcome orientated test design.
  • Ability to solve complex technical electro-mechanical problems and aid in refining the solutions with a view towards optimization.
  • Practical experience of 3D printing (ideally FDM) is essential. An appreciation of CAD (Solidworks) will be beneficial.
  • Experience with Arduino programming or similar.
  • Mechatronic or electromechanical background (knowledge/experience of pumps, drives, solenoids etc. would be beneficial)
  • Appreciation of production processes & material selection (silicones ideal)
  • Creative in their approach to problem solving and design.
  • Be able to communicate ideas via drawings, models and sculpts.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal staff and sub-contractors.
  • Be organized and systematic in their approach to the work.
  • Academically trained in Product Design, Design Engineering, Industrial Design, Technical Modelling or Prop Making.