Industrial Design Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 5/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • A $14B global manufacturing division of a Fortune 300 conglomeration
  • Globally-recognized businesses
  • Deeply rooted with over 60 years of history of continuing innovation and leadership
  • Strong leadership combining a wide range of experience to position the company for continuous growth in the upcoming years to expand the worldwide presence through acquisitions

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Environment in which each employee feels valued, respected and able to contribute fully. Focused on not only the work they do everyday but transcending that work to connect with the communities where they live and work
  • Growth: Professional development within the division and throughout the entire organization offering lots of career growth potential
  • Opportunity: Company with a global reach, spanning across the aviation and automotive industries in more than 25 countries
  • Stability: Focused on a range of industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care, fuel systems, and tools and test equipment.  The business continually invests in next-generation products and services designed to win in the marketplace

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Wichita, KS

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Must be creative during the early phase of the Industrial Design Process, must have the ability to generate multiple concepts and support / lead the design team during the brainstorming, concept development phase. 
  • Expert knowledge of 3D modeling, complete knowledge of manufacturing methods, material properties, human factors & engineering disciplines. 
  • Has strong knowledge of marketing & branding. 
  • Uses design research, ergonomics and 3D models to define design intent for both interior and exterior aircraft design. 
  • Develops solutions to a wide range of related problems from simple too difficult in complexity on a project level.
  • Works as part of a multi-function design team, including industrial designers, individuals from other technical disciplines, and suppliers in the development of product design.
  • Collaborates with Customers, Senior Management and other Cross Functional Teams. (SLT, AD Engineering, Int. Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Development Shop). 
  • Mentors design team members during the design process, shares skills and be open to training new members as needed. Will fosters a team environment and a positive work culture. 
  • Supports department budgets and labor forecasting. Visits University Design programs and mentors design Intern students. Help build our future design teams. 

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree- Industrial Design or Equivalent 
  • 13-18 Years- Industrial Design experience working for an OEM or Consultancy. 
  • Background with Software- Alias, Catia, Adobe creative suite, KeyShot, 3ds Max 
  • Understanding of prototyping methods and tools associated 
  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing process 
  • Previous experience working with Cross Functional Teams