Industrial Design Jobs

Industrial Design Job Overview

People who work in industrial design typically work in a variety of situations, from manufacturing to business administration. They design systems for a multitude of purposes, such as moving goods from company to company, evaluating job performances, and coordinating production planning to ensure products meet quality standards. At their simplest function, most employees working in industrial design seek out ways to make work more efficient. They look for means to make use of effective time management, improve worker safety, and address environmental concerns.

Typical tasks for those working in industrial design include enacting quality control procedures, working with customers and managers to create standards for design and production, and finding the most efficient methods for manufacturing and personnel management. Industrial design employees may also be required to confer with clients, vendors, and colleagues about the status of projects, production costs, and process flows. Industrial engineers and Industrial Engineer Technicians in particular are responsible for establishing and improving these work systems so that their employers can experience better work flow, and operations analysts are proficient at identifying and solving information and processing problems.

Industrial Design Job Education Requirements

Typically, employers are looking for applicants in the field of industrial design to have a bachelor’s degree, usually in industrial engineering. Some employees in industrial design fields have degrees in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering technology, manufacturing engineering, or general engineering. In general, to work in industrial design, potential employees should be proficient in several forms of mathematics, including algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. There are also occupations in industrial design that require knowledge of computer science, physics, or chemistry.

Industrial Design Job Market

Employment in industrial design is expected to grow about five percent by 2022. An industrial design skill set is diverse enough to allow potential employees to work in a variety of industries, including consulting services, major manufacturing companies, hospitals, and research and development firms.

Industrial Design Job Salary Information

The average pay for employees working in industrial design can vary greatly depending upon the industries that employ them. According the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage was about $78,000 for industrial engineers in 2012. Industrial design employees in aerospace product and parts manufacturing typically made the most money, while those working in motor vehicle parts manufacturing made the least. The top 10 percent of employees made over $118,000 annually, while the lowest 10 percent made less than $51,000.

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Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, is a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more. With over $10.2B in global sales, Stanley is viewed as a world leader in the marketplace. We currently have an opening for a dynamic individual to join our team as an I...
Heavy industrial client has a need for an Electrical Engineer just north of Atlanta GA. Ths is a contract position expected to last 6 months, possible extension. Works under Professional Electrical Engineer supervision to coordinate engineering packages for the construction of Electrical Industrial/manufacturing Power Distribution Systems. Travel estimated at 10-25%. Looking to hire ASAP. Apply No...
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Johnson Controls, Inc....
Job Description Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile devices like the Kindle family of products. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Since then, we have worked to produce best-selling e-readers and tablets, as well as new inventions like Fire TV and Fire phone. What will you help us create? Work hard. Have fun...
Procter & Gamble Cincinnati, OH, 45201
At P&G, we produce globally recognized brands, and we grow and embrace the best business leaders in the industry. For more than 175 years, we have been innovating to touch and improve consumers’ lives. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. P&G serves approximately 4.8 bill...
Immediate need for an Industrial Engineer with a strong background in continuous improvement with a leading heavy industrial manufacturer. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience in value stream mapping and in leading Kaizen events - this person will help in evaluating process from top to bottom to promote lean principles and continuous improvement activities. This position is locat...
DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Radius is a global innovation and development consulting firm serving the healthcare, packaging, and consumer and commercial/industrial markets. At Radius, our secret ingredient is our people. We hire talented individuals with a passion for delivering results that know how to design, develop and deliver products that are better than anything on the market today. We build mult...
Industrial Design Intern (Summer), Radius Clinton, MA DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Radius is an award winning global innovation design and development consulting firm serving the healthcare, packaging, and consumer and commercial/industrial markets. At Radius, our secret ingredient is our people. We hire talented individuals with a passion for delivering results that know how to design, develop and deli...
STATUS: Full-time DEPARTMENT: Engineering QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have a deep understanding of industrial design in its historic, socioeconomic, technological and cultural contexts. They will demonstrate strong skills in generative and evaluative research, product development, technological and cultural dynamics, and hand/digital visualization and fabrication. Minimum of t...
Motorola Inc Chicago, IL
Description Motorola Mobility is one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone providers, creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind. And it’s our people who make this all happen. We are thinkers, risk-takers and problem solvers, working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share our commitment to ingenuity, cr...
TEAGUE Everett, WA
As the torchbearer for cultural and design leadership at TEAGUE, the Creative Director- Industrial Design / Aviation is responsible for managing design quality, mentoring design staff, and effectively building the TEAGUE brand by motivating, inspiring and leading a multi-disciplinary team on key aviation-specific projects. Why We Need This Position In the design world, the whole is often greater...
STATUS: Full-Time, Practice-track DEPARTMENT: School of Design and Engineering QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have a deep understanding of industrial design in its historic, socioeconomic, technological and cultural contexts. They will demonstrate strong skills in generative and evaluative research, product development, technological and cultural dynamics, and hand/digital visuali...
Kaleidoscope is a Cincinnati based consultancy that designs Consumer electronics, Health Care products, and Consumer Packaged Goods. Our downtown studio is full of IxD, graphics, user research, engineering, visualization and ID wizards. We consistently hire students and look for people that can jump in with new ideas and throw down great sketches and concepts. We treat our Industrial Design intern...
Calty Design Research, Inc. is part of Toyota’s global design network and contributes innovative design concepts for a diverse vehicle lineup. Calty’s primary goal is to research market trends and create innovative vehicle designs that reflect US tastes as well as other global markets. Our goal at Calty is to bring passion and creativity to every aspect of our design work. We are pleased to ...
Daviscos Orange, MA
In an effort to support our continued business growth, we are seeking a Senior Product Design Engineer for our stainless steel products group. Reporting to the group’s Engineering Manager, the Senior Product Design Engineer is responsible for detailed design of custom water flow control products, including, supporting calculations and DFM review. This position supports continuous improvement of le...
Industrial Design Sr. Engineer for Soft Goods / Accessories - Austin, TXWe are searching for an Industrial Designer/Product Development Expert for our team in Austin, TX. This individual will have solid experience in the product development process of high volume, soft goods and smart mobility accessories, preferably IT related.Role Overview:This individual will have an aptitude for all things pro...
OverviewWant to work in an environment where each day is focused on delivering solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives? Where teams are constantly curious and different perspectives and experiences are valued? At Dell, we believe technology is essential for human success and that it should be accessible to everyone. We are constantly evolving to better serve our customers, seize ne...
MEMA Engineering Richmond, CA
Description MEMA Engineering is a full service professional design firm helping companies conceive, design, develop, engineer and test innovative new products. We serve large corporations as well as small startup companies in the consumer, industrial and medical industries. This position requires you to be present on-site full or part time/fixed schedule. Responsibilities Internships duration ...
Gilmore Group New York, NY
Description GilmoreGroup, New York, is currently looking for an energetic and driven industrial intern for our branded environments projects. We are a small and fresh boutique firm with various unique projects in works. At Gilmore Group, we believe that a brand is ultimately defined by a customerâ??s tangible first-hand experience with it. We are a multi-disciplinary firm that specializes in dev...
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? Our Irvine office is currently seeking a Process Mechanical Engineer with proven strength in mechanical engineering design and project management as it pertains to municipal and industrial plant design (equipment, piping and controls) for the water industry (wastewater, potable...

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