Industrial/Product Designer

Durham, United Kingdom / Stanley Black & Decker

Posted: Sep 7, 2017


Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker has a rich and storied history, which has enabled us to evolve into a vibrant, diverse, global organisation. With an exceptional platform for continued growth, and an appreciation for the challenges ahead, we are well placed to continue our story of success well into the future. Our culture embraces the principle "For those who make a difference"!

To support our continued growth, we looking for a highly motivated Industrial/Product Designer to join our hugely successful and dynamic UK Industrial Design Team based in Durham (close to Newcastle upon Tyne)

 What business will you be working to support?

Our global world-class brands in hand and power tools are known worldwide for being tough, innovative and up to the task. We are the only player with major positions in each of power tools, hand tools, home product  and accessories, as well as significant global channel presence in all four-major end-markets: construction, DIY, industrial, and auto repair.

What is the job opportunity?

This is a new role to be part of our Global Industrial Design community that provides end user insights, innovation, industrial design, final surfacing, digital visualization and prototyping support for our many global brands and their markets. Your responsibilities would include but are not limited to: -

?Develop innovative product concepts that evolve our design language in collaboration with our in-house development teams.

?Motivated to generate new exciting ideas, and is objective and responsive to development team feedback.

?Explore ergonomic solutions utilising our in-house rapid prototyping facilities to evaluate, enhance and further validate solutions.

?Ability to embrace design from the user's perspective, creatively looking at ways to improve a solution, and how it better solves a user need.

?Passion for design aesthetics with a strong understanding of design principles and a sense for brand building aesthetics.

Qualification and experience

? Bachelor's degree level in product / industrial design.

? Typically, 2+ years of progressive experience within product design (this can be gained whilst studying).

?Exceptional sketching and visualization skills. (Experience using a Wacom Cintiq a plus).

?3D solid and surface modelling skills. (SolidWorks, ProE, with Catia being a major asset.)

?Fluent with Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator).

What do you need to be successful in this role?

?Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work at multi levels within a blue-chip company

?Strong organisation skills

?Technically minded

?Openness and eager to learn to expand role.

?Flexible approach ? can multi-task, open to new methods and ways of working

?Team Player: to work remotely and in person with a multi-cultural team on a day to day basis

What can you expect?

? Being a part of our team means living our core values of integrity, accountability, respect, speed, stretch, vision, and boundaryless.

? Opportunities to visit our global design studios across the world and working alongside colleagues supporting our global brands.

? You will become part of a diverse team of engaged employees with a passion for excellence in pursuing great opportunities for themselves and our businesses, all around the globe.

? Competitive benefits package including Private Medical Insurance, Contributory Pension Scheme

How to apply?

Go to  >  Click on "global"  > Click on "Search Opening"   > Go "Requisition Number" type 48175BR

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