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Senior Industrial Designer

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Industrial DesignerCompany Generac Power SystemsName Senior Industrial DesignerReq # 56925Location Waukesha CORPEmployment Type Full TimeShift 1stSERIOUS POWER, COMPELLING CAREERS!It's a challenge, and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an industry leader.There's never been a better time to work at Generac. We're shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.Job Summary: The Senior Industrial Designer is an inspiring individual with a passion for design and products. This person interacts with all teams throughout the Generac organization contributing to product development, innovation and marketing. The Industrial Designer Sr discovers and satisfies the unmet needs of consumers while balancing the engineering and manufacturing constraints of a given project. Design outputs could include computer or hand drawn renderings, illustrations, physical prototypes, 3-D models and other forms of samples. This professional is accountable for achieving the highest quality deliverables under tight timelines, budget constraints and competing projects.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Collaborate with various teams in the company to build insights and develop compelling research materials to drive development and brainstorming.* Lead brainstorming sessions to gather innovative ideas with various groups throughout the company, balancing strong opinions with multiple personality types.* Explore and expand knowledge constantly of product lines, competitive products, retail environments and retail environments.* Discover new product categories and innovations outside of current product lines and communicate to upper management.* Assist in the creation and implementation of Visual Brand Language documentation.* Execute against VBL and brand strategies at a product and category level while constantly ensuring brand and product guidelines are being met.* Define, own and communicate clearly details, while helping teams understand relationships between details and overall design intent.* Manage and guide the development of other designers to improve consistency and output of work from ID group.* Mentor new designers about the market and how to navigate through the organization.* Act as SAP Super User within functional area.Minimal Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or related field required;* Minimum of 5 years design experience.Preferred Qualifications:* Excellent communication skills and creative aptitude. Problem-solving skills are important as work is both team-based and individual-based;* Ability to create compelling, clear and focused designs that meet project objectives;* Ability to successfully persuade/influence team members, sell ideas effectively and deliver results;* Ability to operate SolidWorks, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchbook Pro to develop various concepts that clearly and effectively communicate design intent;* Ability to lead in all phases of product development, translating innovation to concepts and working with project teams to bring concepts to production.* Solid understanding of design process;* Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP."We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Waukesha , Senior Industrial Designer, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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