Production Park

The Company

Production Park is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring two rehearsal studios, over 15 events businesses and the UK’s only Live Events Production University Centre, Backstage Academy.

The rehearsal studios on-site bring a variety of world class tours and productions to Production Park as well as providing space for test builds.

Production Park is also home to workshops, offices and machine shops belonging to a group of long established engineering, technology and creative specialist businesses.


The Role

The Project Designer prepares fully rationalised models of project elements and components. The Designer may realise production drawings and bills of materials of their own models, or best to turn the detailing over to others. The Designer's work is administered by the Project Design Leads, but they are expected to work individually and interface directly with managers, fabricators, third party engineers, vendors, and clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with Design Leads for handing off and brainstorming the preliminary concepts into detailed design phase
  • Generate preliminary mechanical-structural assumptions, and calculations for later review by third party engineers
  • Create the basic element geometry model for review with design leads, then update as requested
  • Research stock and purchased component and material availability, vendors, and pricing
  • Collaborate with co-designers to ensure proper interface with other show elements, and no voids or overlaps in scope
  • Oversee the development and testing of functional scale or full-size prototypes
  • Create the detailed fabrication and assembly drawings, bills of materials, and cut sheets for final review
  • Assist Project Design Leads in mentoring and supervising detailers of models provided
  • Update drawings as requested by management, production, third party engineering, or client feedback
  • Distribute documentation to fabrication, machining, purchasing, project management, third party engineers, and H&S
  • Support fabrication, testing, and installation issues and troubleshooting, including possible on-site support
  • Generate final as-built documentation for finished element

General Responsibilities:

  • Actively follow all company employment, fire, health and safety policies
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Maintain sound housekeeping standards and always represent the company in a positive manner
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as may be required

Skills Required:

  • Engineering, Design, Architecture degree, or equivalent industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of structural and mechanical manufacturing components and fabrication techniques
  • Sound organizational skills for success in a fast-paced work environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills for a collaborative workplace
  • Solid computer proficiency in 3D modelling (AutoCAD preferred) and Microsoft Office

Details:

  • Position – Full-Time 40-hour week 8:30am to 17:30pm
  • Salary – Dependent on experience.
  • Location – South Kirkby, Wakefield

Benefits:

  • 22 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Employee Lunches Provided
  • Regular Social Events
  • Monthly Employee Reward Scheme
  • Voluntary Health Cash Plan

For further details or to apply please send your CV to recruitment@productionpark.co.uk by 22nd February 2019.