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Innovation Stream job opportunities - Become part of the team

At Innovation Stream we are always looking for experienced, bright minds to join our team. If you are motivated, dedicated and have a practical & results-driven approach to your work please read the job descriptions below and send all application enquiries to

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Job Title: Product Design Engineer
Department: R & D / New Product Development
Job Category: Engineering
Job Code/ Req#: EMSOF-01
Type: Full time / Permanent
Location: Innovation Centre - University of Sussex Campus
Company Background

Innovation Stream Ltd is a growing company specialising in New Technology & Innovative Product Development. We focus on developing high-tech products in the consumer, medical and industrial markets. Projects range from home automation systems and scanners to electrical vehicle control systems and cameras.


IMPORTANT: Innovation is at the core of all of our projects so demonstrated lateral thinking abilities coupled with proven technical engineering/design skills are essential for this position.


You are responsible for the design and development of high-tech type of products for various consumer and industrial applications ranging from cameras control systems to 3D scanners and from electrical vehicles control systems to small robotic arms. Your creativity and solid engineering background allow you to continuously think “out of the box” and create new innovative solutions which are viable to implement and very robust. You are involved in the whole development cycle from initial requirement specification through to test, customer acceptance and post-delivery support.

Essential skills and qualifications:
  • Engineering Degree (1st or 2:1) in Product Design Engineering or Industrial Design Engineering.
  • Truly enjoy technical and engineering activities.
  • Strong knowledge of materials (their properties and applications), industrial design processes (mould design) and of manufacturing processes (injection molding etc).
  • Good knowledge of FEA analysis.
  • Strong Organizational skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Able to think creatively and problem solve.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong experience in “design for assembly” and “design for manufacture”.
  • Expert capabilities in design of plastic enclosures for consumer products.
  • Very strong knowledge of Solidworks and ideally of FEA analysis tools.
  • Proven track record in Specification drafting, Design and Development of new and existing products with at least one concept-to-production product development cycle.
  • Liaison with designers and manufacturers.
  • Documentation for internal and regulatory requirements, specification.
  • Experience in “Design for manufacture” and “Design for assembly”.
  • Strong creative thinking.
  • Strongly self-motivated and able to organize themselves to prioritize competing targets.
  • A team player with excellent written and oral presentation skills.
  • Applying your excellent innovative problem solving skills to develop or clients product range.
  • Design enclosures and mechanisms for technology, consumer, medical and industrial products.
  • Draft specifications, design and develop complete products.
  • Draft test specification and design test systems to ensure the products meet the specifications.
  • Design and implementation of test equipment for the products you designed.
  • Keep up to date with research and industry best practices.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

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