Schneider Electric, Andover, MA
When applying, please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio
Schneider Electric is a $29 Billion multi-national organization delivering innovative solutions to today's energy challenges. An industrial designer at Schneider Electric is a member of a global Design & Ergonomics team supporting multiple business units and product categories. We deliver exceptional experiences to our residential and business customers through a creative and consistent design approach to each project. The industrial design team at Schneider Electric is very hands-on; designers conceptualize in 2D and 3D, we work closely with offer managers & engineers, create prototypes, and test our concepts to ensure the best possible solution. The ideal candidate will be open, creative and have a well-developed sense of form, proportion, and usability.
· Implementation of all stages of industrial design and development from conceptualization to final production documentation
· Assist offer management in conducting & synthesizing market research to uncover new opportunities, define use case scenarios, and develop clear and concise project briefs.
· Effectively communicate your unique and innovative ideas to project teams through sketches, models, and appropriate presentation tools
· Review and evaluate designs for compliance with industrial design guidelines and standards; provide tangible feedback to improve product quality and user experience.
· Develop a strong understanding of the Energy and Electrical markets, monitor technology trends and keep continuously informed on competitive activities.
· Clearly communicate function and design intent to engineering and manufacturing through detailed and thorough documentation
· Some domestic and international travel is required to support and participate in research and project meetings
This job might be for you if you have:
· 2+ years of broad experience with application of design theories, principles, and concepts to a portfolio of technology and/or consumer product designs
· An incurable curiosity relating to all things design.
· Passion for conceptualizing and designing meaningful product solutions for people in their homes
· Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
· Effective time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and a time
· Broad understanding and experience in methodologies for design expression and validation, including sketches, models, storyboards, and prototyping.
· Excellent skills in sketching, 2-D and 3-D software packages for product design, including Adobe Suite & Rhino, experience with Solidworks, Inventor, or Pro-E is a plus
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Expertise in human-centered design and design research methodologies.
· Ability to confidently present your designs to internal teams and customers
· Bachelor's or Master's degree in Industrial Design or equivalent.
· Please submit cover letter, resume, and portfolio with application
We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY .
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About Schneider Electric
Groupe industriel français fondé en 1838 par les frères Schneider, le groupe Schneider est renommé Schneider Electric en 1999 soulignant ainsi son expertise dans le domaine de l’électricité. Ses activités reparties entre la distribution électrique, l’automatisme et contrôles industriels, l’énergie sécurisée et les automatismes du bâtiment lui ont permis de dégager un chiffre d’affaires de 23,6 milliards d’euros en 2013.
En plus de son siège social situé à Rueil-Malmaison, la direction est répartie sur deux autres pôles, l’un à North Andover aux Etats-Unis, le second à Hong Kong. En 170 ans d’existence, Schneider Electric a su étendre son expertise à l’international et vend ses produits sur quatre marchés principaux : bâtiment, industrie, énergie-infrastructure et résidentiel.
Entreprise innovante et responsable, parmi les principaux clients du groupe se trouve : les infrastructures pétrolières, la Marine, les tableautiers mais aussi les constructeurs de machines et d’équipements. La philosophie du groupe : Make the most of your Energy.