Product Design Engineer

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French / English
Bâtiment Nanobio 38610, Gières Techniparc Grand Île 39190, Villard-Bonnot

Job purpose

We are looking for a dynamic candidate to join the team at BeFC to assist in delivering brilliant products to our clients.

Source and nature of management provided

The post holder will be line managed by the Product & Communications Manager.

Staff management responsibility

There is no expectation for the post holder to perform staff managerial duties.

Career and professional development activities

BeFC encourage and support the personal and professional development of our staff. Individual development needs will be identified through a regular review process.

Special conditions

From time to time, the post holder may be asked to assist with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities. This will form part of a substantive role and no additional payment for these activities should be expected.

Main duties and responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have previous experience and strong interest in product design, with the ambition to engineer products that meet or exceed our customers’ needs.

1) Determine requirements including target audience, usage of product, and functionality

2) Creating a clear design brief

3) Evaluate final product appearance, performance, functionality, and durability

4) Ensure product meets safety requirements and environmental impact targets

5) Understand manufacturing requirements and processes

6) Review production costs and strategise a cost-effective means of production

7) Creating process, ideation, and explanatory sketches

8) Implementing feedback and making revisions

9) Coordinating with other members of the team

10) Writing regular progress reports and presenting them to managers and clients

11) Support relationships with strategic partners, suppliers, and clients


Essential Qualifications/Experience/Attributes

Graduate from a degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant field such as engineering or design

Demonstrated ability to multi-task whilst adhering to deadlines

Ability to improve and optimise


Take pride in the quality of their work

Organised and rigorous

Customer-orientated approach

Understanding of English language, both written and oral

Desirable Qualifications/Experience/Attributes

Previous experience in product design / engineering

Excellent knowledge of relevant software