Senior Industrial Designer


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Acro Aircraft Seating

Senior Industrial Designer

Acro Aircraft Seating is one of the UK’s leading and fastest growing manufacturers of passenger seats for commercial airlines around the world. We are an agile, innovative business at the forefront of disrupting the aerospace market. Through modern methodologies, lean techniques, inspired innovation, and passion to be the best, Acro is positioning itself to be the world’s leading aircraft seating supplier.

Collaboration is one of Acro’s core values, by working together and applying our skills and expertise across Sales, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain and Operations, we find the solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges and how we deliver our promises today and tomorrow.

Our drive to continuously improve and build a culture of learning agility, developing our skills, performance and quality towards an increasingly digital and sustainable future has led to substantial growth in our team at all levels. We are currently seeking a talented Senior Industrial Designer to join our Team.

Location: Crick, Northampton (NN6)
Salary: Competitive


• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life assurance
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Retail discounts
• Training opportunities
• 37.5 hours per week – 1pm finish on a Friday

To be successful in this position you will have/be;

• Acting as lead industrial designer within a range of upcoming seating projects, channelling the needs of passenger, customer, and business to produce rich, compelling designs
• Conducting explorative and evaluating research to gain insights into future seat designs
• Run and contribute towards creative workshops to generate ideas
• Visualise ideas and designs via sketches and software
• Build low-fidelity proof-of-concept models
• Develop seating designs in 3D CAD and generate stunning renders and animations
• Liaise with modelmaking companies to produce appearance models
• Support Acro’s sales and marketing campaigns on an ad-hoc basis, creating seat concepts and imagery, contributing to trade show assets, and supporting the generation of sales materials
• Support Acro’s seat dress cover development process and travel to suppliers to oversee progress

The Parent Company of ACRO Aircraft seating is Zhejiang Tiancheng Controls Co., Ltd headquartered in China. We therefore welcome Mandarin language capability as a desirable requirement.

We really want to hear from you so don’t miss your opportunity to join us! Once you apply, your CV will be held on our central database. Please do let us know if you do not wish for us to retain your details. If your application is successful, you will be contacted in due course.

Acro Aircraft Seating are an equal opportunities employer.

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The closing date for applications is 09 December 2022.

Please note: This advert may close early if sufficient applications are received. Acro Aircraft Seating uses reserve lists for positions where more than one candidate is deemed suitable for a position. Reserve lists are in place for 12 months, during which time reserve candidates may be offered the same or similar post should one become available.

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