Industrial Designer at Saint-Gobain

Posted on: 01/11/2022

Location: , MA (ON-SITE)

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### Job description Saint-Gobain, the global leader in light and sustainable construction, is looking for enthusiastic, talented, and creative industrial designer to join team developing innovative, high performance building products, systems, assemblies, and services. Come join a multidisciplinary team of designers, architects, engineers, and scientists all passionate about making a massive impact on global sustainability. Under the direction of the Design Group Leader, the designer will work closely with a local and global team throughout the design and development process including: research, conceptualizing, prototyping (rapid and traditional), visualization, and fabrication. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO: - Exhibits creativity in selecting approaches and techniques for obtaining solutions. - Has a bias for action and agile methods, is unafraid to try things as a way of learning. - Troubleshoots and resolves problems through design iteration process. - Supports senior designers, engineers, and scientists in R&D team with their projects. - Manages and documents projects and tasks effectively with supervision. - Presents data internally and contributes to external publications when appropriate. - Seeks out others to enhance and streamline development and decision making. - Fabricates or coordinates fabrication for product prototyping efforts. - Evaluates decisions with a sustainable mindset. - Comfortable with transitions from one task to another with involvement in multiple ongoing projects at various stages of development. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS - BID/MID, BA/BS Industrial Design, MFA Industrial Design with 3+ years’ industry experience - Previous product development experience Product Design and Fabricating prototypes - Experience scaling up prototypes to production scale working with 3rd party vendors preferred - Design thinking methodology. Experience interacting with customers to extract unmet needs and get feedback on prototypes preferred. - Strong CAD 2D drafting and 3D modeling skillset, rendering and parametric modeling experience a plus. - Comfort with basic prototyping and fabrication equipment (3D Printers, CNC, Laser Cutter, hand and power tools). - Ability to convey ideas through visual means. - Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems of moderate scope. - Project management skills, team collaboration, and oral and written communication skills - Must possess a body of technical work commensurate with their years of experience including but not limited to: demonstration of strong graphic and presentation skills, hands-on prototyping, and drawing conclusions based on a collection of basic data and interpretation. - Strong sustainability mindset. - Demonstrated adequate knowledge in best safety practices. - Ability to communicate within and outside of group through strong written and verbal communication skills. WHO ARE WE ? Saint-Gobain Research (SGR) North America is one of Saint-Gobain’s largest industrial research laboratories. The center is home to more than 400 employees working at the leading edge of innovation on multidisciplinary industrial research, preparing the future by designing tomorrow's products and processes across an amazing variety of markets and technical disciplines. Since 1985, SGR North America has been supporting existing businesses, developing future businesses, and nurturing talent. Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. LEGAL STATEMENT Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.