Senior Industrial Designer

Job title : Senior Industrial Designer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $140,000 - $160,000 + superannuation
Contact name : Jamie Macdonald
Contact email :
Job reference : 1511686
About the Role:
Our client, a leading plastic product manufacturer, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Industrial Designer to join their dynamic product team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in designing plastic storage products tailored for the Australia, UK, NZ, and EU markets. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative designer who thrives on creating commercially viable solutions that meet strict standards and consumer needs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop plastic storage products suitable for the Australia, UK, NZ, and EU markets.
  • Create consumer-led, innovative product design solutions that align with commercial viability.
  • Ensure all newly designed products comply with relevant manufacturing standards, quality assurance regulations, and brand expectations.
  • Manage multiple projects at various stages, adhering to a strict project management process and structure.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to bring designs from concept to production.
  • Contribute to the design process consisting of product/material research, IP searches, concept development, prototyping, testing, and validating.
  • Provide technical assistance related to product, design & manufacturing to all stakeholders and departments
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the associated costs of design for manufacture.
  • Expertise in 3D CAD software, with proficiency in SolidWorks being highly preferred.
  • Proven experience in design for manufacture, with a strong understanding of cost implications.
  • Ability to multitask across several projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in detailed design and basic mechanical engineering e.g. moving parts, seal interference, etc.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing techniques including injection moulding, overmoulding, PP moulding, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of material characteristics and properties including, polymers and other materials.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to follow a structured process.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • A keen eye for detail and a passion for creating innovative and functional designs.
What Our Client Offers:
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The chance to work on exciting projects that impact consumers globally.
If you are a creative and experienced industrial designer with a passion for developing high-quality plastic products, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our client’s team and contribute to their mission of delivering exceptional storage solutions to markets around the world.

How to Apply:
If you are passionate about innovation and believe that you would be a good candidate for the opportunity please apply below. If you would like to submit your resume, portfolio, and a summary detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to you can also apply directly to my email address:

If you are applying directly please include "Senior Industrial Designer Application - [your Name]" in the subject line and ideally include a few bullet points that relate your previous experiences to the responsibilities above.