Bell Helmets
Date Posted: 5/22/2017

Senior Industrial Designer

  • Company: Bell Helmets
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Scotts Valley, CA (Santa Cruz Area)
  • Required Exp: 7 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Senior Industrial Designer to add to our team to support Bell Helmets at the Scotts Valley, CA, location. The Senior Industrial Designer will be responsible for developing individual products and complete product lines of moderate to extreme levels of difficulty. The Sr. Industrial Designer will communicate concepts through the use of shape, volume, ergonomics and other design techniques in coordination with other cross-functional teams. Follow Bell design language.

Responsibilities:
- Keep informed of design, research, engineering and marketing developments to constantly improve design ability, related product and industry knowledge.
- Study consumer trends related to design.
- Collaborating with Engineering: Determine materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, surface finish, manufacturing processes, and packaging in cooperation with other business functions involved in the development of new products.
- Contribute to, and work within criteria established for the project by other business functions.
- Able to direct the execution of design concepts and ideas by others in 2-D or 3-D as deemed appropriate.
- Work closely with Sales, Marketing, and Mechanical Engineering staff.
- Design new products working in conjunction with Mechanical Engineers to combine function and aesthetics into market leading products
- Coordinate research regarding materials and constructions for all projects.
- Create hand mock-ups and prototypes to evaluate conceptual designs, CAD 3D prints.
- Direct the efforts of inside and outside resources to create drawings, models and prototypes
- Create drawings and specifications to translate ideas into models and working prototypes
- Create and maintain design documentation such as assembly drawings, product and material specifications, bill of materials, etc. to assure quality in product designs
- Conduct cost analysis on new product designs
- Evaluate designs relative to applicable safety standards
- Test functional prototypes to verify design intent through virtual or physical methods
- Work with Manufacturing Engineering and Operations departments to improve cost and ease of manufacturing throughout development and after product launch
- Acknowledge that your work affects the quality level of the final product
- Complete product design process within the timelines established to ensure timely delivery of product to market
- Take on minor, major and platform level projects

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:
- 4-year degree in Industrial Design (BSID) or related field
- 7+ year’s prior experience in a similar position, Helmets designs required.
- Computer experience required. Knowledge of Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe software products (Photoshop) required. SolidWorks required.
- Mechanical expertise in common manufacturing techniques including injection and compression molding, composites, vacuum forming, soft goods
- Competence and familiarity with basic model shop tools and procedures

Skills/Attributes:
- Fostering Partnerships - Building partnerships with internal customers
- Promoting Teamwork
- Effective Communication - Clear communication to internal and external customers in multiple formats (written, verbal)
- Patience / Listening / Respect - Thoughtful reflection and understanding of what others are saying before responding / reacting; acknowledging the needs and work of others
- Approachability - Always open to the needs of your team and customers
- Accepting Constructive Feedback - Utilizing the team’s knowledge and individual strengths to improve upon work
- Accountability - Taking accountability for your actions
- Work Management - Strong project management and organizational skills, acute attention to detail and refined aesthetic sensibilities
- Fostering Innovation - looking beyond the norm in developing new product or practices and embracing necessary change
- Problem Solving - Effectively analyzing all aspects of a problem, gathering necessary data, consulting others, making an informed decision and communicating it to the appropriate people
- Professional Expertise - Possessing expertise in professional area with experience backing it up. Maintaining knowledge of current advancements in technical areas
- Self Sufficient - Acting with intelligence, self-direction and accuracy
- Mentoring - Setting a positive example for others within the team to follow and coaching them on best practices
- Provide leadership - Take ownership of projects, be decisive while considering the overall project and resources involved. Takes global consideration of each decision and action.
- Awareness of Company Objectives and Priorities - Considering financial impact and resource loading before engaging in new activities and monitoring progress throughout development
- Managing Project Complexity - Ability to execute minor, major and platform level projects from start to finish

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, and tuition reimbursement.

Date Posted: 5/22/2017

Senior Industrial Designer

  • Company: Bell Helmets
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Scotts Valley, CA (Santa Cruz Area)
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Senior Industrial Designer to add to our team to support Bell Helmets at the Scotts Valley, CA, location. The Senior Industrial Designer will be responsible for developing individual products and complete product lines of moderate to extreme levels of difficulty. The Sr. Industrial Designer will communicate concepts through the use of shape, volume, ergonomics and other design techniques in coordination with other cross-functional teams. Follow Bell design language.

Responsibilities:
- Keep informed of design, research, engineering and marketing developments to constantly improve design ability, related product and industry knowledge.
- Study consumer trends related to design.
- Collaborating with Engineering: Determine materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, surface finish, manufacturing processes, and packaging in cooperation with other business functions involved in the development of new products.
- Contribute to, and work within criteria established for the project by other business functions.
- Able to direct the execution of design concepts and ideas by others in 2-D or 3-D as deemed appropriate.
- Work closely with Sales, Marketing, and Mechanical Engineering staff.
- Design new products working in conjunction with Mechanical Engineers to combine function and aesthetics into market leading products
- Coordinate research regarding materials and constructions for all projects.
- Create hand mock-ups and prototypes to evaluate conceptual designs, CAD 3D prints.
- Direct the efforts of inside and outside resources to create drawings, models and prototypes
- Create drawings and specifications to translate ideas into models and working prototypes
- Create and maintain design documentation such as assembly drawings, product and material specifications, bill of materials, etc. to assure quality in product designs
- Conduct cost analysis on new product designs
- Evaluate designs relative to applicable safety standards
- Test functional prototypes to verify design intent through virtual or physical methods
- Work with Manufacturing Engineering and Operations departments to improve cost and ease of manufacturing throughout development and after product launch
- Acknowledge that your work affects the quality level of the final product
- Complete product design process within the timelines established to ensure timely delivery of product to market
- Take on minor, major and platform level projects

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:
- 4-year degree in Industrial Design (BSID) or related field
- 7+ year’s prior experience in a similar position, Helmets designs required.
- Computer experience required. Knowledge of Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe software products (Photoshop) required. SolidWorks required.
- Mechanical expertise in common manufacturing techniques including injection and compression molding, composites, vacuum forming, soft goods
- Competence and familiarity with basic model shop tools and procedures

Skills/Attributes:
- Fostering Partnerships - Building partnerships with internal customers
- Promoting Teamwork
- Effective Communication - Clear communication to internal and external customers in multiple formats (written, verbal)
- Patience / Listening / Respect - Thoughtful reflection and understanding of what others are saying before responding / reacting; acknowledging the needs and work of others
- Approachability - Always open to the needs of your team and customers
- Accepting Constructive Feedback - Utilizing the team’s knowledge and individual strengths to improve upon work
- Accountability - Taking accountability for your actions
- Work Management - Strong project management and organizational skills, acute attention to detail and refined aesthetic sensibilities
- Fostering Innovation - looking beyond the norm in developing new product or practices and embracing necessary change
- Problem Solving - Effectively analyzing all aspects of a problem, gathering necessary data, consulting others, making an informed decision and communicating it to the appropriate people
- Professional Expertise - Possessing expertise in professional area with experience backing it up. Maintaining knowledge of current advancements in technical areas
- Self Sufficient - Acting with intelligence, self-direction and accuracy
- Mentoring - Setting a positive example for others within the team to follow and coaching them on best practices
- Provide leadership - Take ownership of projects, be decisive while considering the overall project and resources involved. Takes global consideration of each decision and action.
- Awareness of Company Objectives and Priorities - Considering financial impact and resource loading before engaging in new activities and monitoring progress throughout development
- Managing Project Complexity - Ability to execute minor, major and platform level projects from start to finish

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, and tuition reimbursement.

Date Posted: 5/22/2017

Senior Industrial Designer

  • Company: Bell Helmets
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Scotts Valley, CA (Santa Cruz Area)
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available