Industrial Designer

Keytronic   Spokane Valley, WA   Full-time     Design
Posted on May 11, 2022

Keytronic is a team-based, supportive environment where everyone is able to feel encouraged and supported. We provide opportunities for growth through seminars, certifications, on-the-job training, and career advancement. Our team and employees are proud of our product diversity and team environment. We are an international company where you will do something different every day in our fast-paced work environment, but we are always finding ways to create something new and be innovative.

We encourage you to apply for this position if you enjoy being challenged, working in a dynamic work setting, and being a part of a team that creates products that drive our world, while providing an innovative workplace with deep camaraderie, compelling product diversity, and resources to build your career.

Keytronic provides competitive salaries and benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Vacation, Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement, and 401K. We also have a company provided wellness program because we care about the wellbeing of our employees inside and outside of the workplace. We organize volunteer opportunities, company activities, and all-employee meetings to show we value our employees and the community around us!

 

JOB SUMMARY: Continually works on new designs; iterate designs through sketches, prototypes and renderings, communication with customers, manufacturing and regularly presenting design work to decision makers. Develops products from concept to production within given budget and timelines. Collaborate with marketing teams for photo shoots and user interface requirements.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Creative development of products and ideas based on innovation and keeping pace with new technologies and trends in the marketplace.
  • Artistic with the ability to produce both hand and electronic sketches to communicate with the engineering team, customer, suppliers and manufacturing.
  • The candidate must have strong experience with identifying relevant customer, cultural, and commercial insights and translating these insights into compelling design solutions.
  • Partners with internal and external marketing and design groups to research and analyze design trends and customer feedback for incorporation into product enhancements, new product design and overall design language and strategy
  • Communication and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely to large groups of people, executives, marketing, customers and suppliers.
  • Collaboration with all facets of product development to allow all of the inputs from all stakeholders to be accounted for and reviewed in the design.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to solve them rapidly during the design and development process.


OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Able to fabricate, build and test prototype concepts.
  • Minimal travel required to customer, supplier and manufacturing sites.
    Qualifications


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science degree in industrial design and five years progressive experience in design or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures.
  • Ability to write routine presentations reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, engineers, clients, and customers.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to operate a computer and use spreadsheet, database, word-processing, CAD, 3-D and solid modeling software.
  • Physical consumer goods design experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of common manufacturing methods with electronics, injection molding, casting, sheet metal, etc. highly preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, talk, hear, and see. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or reach with hands and arms. The environment is fast-paced; time pressured, and requires accuracy. The employee will regularly multi-task between projects, be required to move throughout the office building, and effectively communicate. The normal environment is quiet and typical of an open cubical setting with some areas that may be louder at times.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The environment is fast-paced; time pressured, and requires accuracy. The normal environment is quiet and typical of an open cubical setting with some areas that may be louder at times.

 

The statements on this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required by all incumbents, and all job descriptions are subject to change to accommodate business necessity. In support of Keytronics goals some incumbents may perform other duties as assigned. In addition, all Keytronic employees are expected to:

Promote teamwork and cooperative effort
Help train and give guidance to other Keytronic employees
Maintain a clean, safe, and unobstructed work area
Provide customers with the highest quality of products and service
Understand and apply appropriate quality improvement processes

Keytronic is an EOE/M/W/VET/Disabilities employer.


Keytronic

4424 N. Sullivan Rd.
Spokane Valley , WA
https://www.keytronic.com/