Product Design Job Description

Product Design Job Description

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Product design provides technical guidance on Design for Six Sigma (DFSS/DMAIC) projects utilizing Six Sigma tools including Integrated Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (iDFMEA) for complex component, algorithm, control system, or other systems.

Product Design Duties & Responsibilities

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Specific tasks will includ understanding and communicating customer and FAA technical requirements, ensuring designs meet requirements, developing statements of work, conceptual and detail design development, leading trade studies and design reviews
Lead design efforts for our various products and internal tools that support our operations
The qualified candidate will have a progressing career path while working with a dynamic team and be responsible for a variety of assignments associated with world-class aircraft avionics development and technical support
Work assignments include creating product specifications, electronic circuit architectural development, interfacing with and monitoring of manufacturing operations, performing hardware design analysis, defining and documenting tests, troubleshooting hardware / failure analysis for factory test issues and flight functionality, plus assisting with hardware/system/software integration
Drive the creation and adoption of growth and development plans for each designer
Manage and develop a large team of designers
Ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for career goals and overall success
Guide and mentor the team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality
Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, user research, brand, marketing, QA, and communication design to ensure a cohesive design across all product pieces
Champion/Advocate for Design as an integral part of the product experience/creation as a whole

Product Design Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Product Design

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UL, PMI, OPEX, AIRS, DFMA, DFMEA, PMP, DFSS, GB, FAA

Education for Product Design

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the product design job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Design, Science, Product Design, Education, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Manufacturing, Industrial Design

Skills for Product Design

Desired skills for product design include:

Six Sigma
DOE
8D
Similar disciplines
Tooling and materials process validation
Tools
Program standards
Methods
Photoshop
Development

Desired experience for product design includes:

Knowledge of Competitive Markets
Excellent communications skills, creativity and initiative
WERS experience preferred
Basic understanding of web standards & the engineering feasibility of proposed designs
Contribute as a designer for at least one project
Minimum 6+ years industry experience with at least 2+ years in a management or leadership role on a Design team and at least 5+ years of design experience

Product Design Examples

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Product Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product design. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product design
  • Support and collaborate in the creation of flooring concepts through the design & development process
  • Participate and collaborate in design process from concept development, refinement, and feedback to product launch
  • Participate in the visualization process of creating, developing, refining and evolving ideas and concepts with Computer Aided Design (CAD) to color rendered concept through new product development, customer samples, and production color trials
  • Build, lead and work with an incredibly talented team of designers
  • Help develop our design practice across the whole team
  • Design and build intuitive user experiences that are delightful and efficient to use
  • Help other designers in achieving design solutions that are elegant, efficient and beautiful
  • Work in close partnership with our product managers, lead engineers, researchers and other teams across the business
  • Bring a strong design perspective to our product thinking, and help inform our product strategy
  • Outstanding design skills across web and mobile platforms
Qualifications for product design
  • Proven success designing branded experiences
  • Understanding in iterative design process to identify and improve existing solutions
  • Previous experience working with licensed content and/or entertainment industry is a plus
  • A super plus for fans of anime, manga, kdrama, and/or crafting
  • Trusty with a nerf gun
  • 5-7+ years of experience working as part of a design team (at least 3 years of in-house experience)
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Product Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a product design. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for product design
  • Working with other engineering and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues using problem solving methods such as iDFMEA, FTA, 7 Step, 5 ‘Why’s
  • Lead the development of internally focused systems
  • Drive the product development process
  • Representing Disposable NPD in the planning and development of detailed project plans with schedules and defined dependencies between tasks and deliverables
  • Contributes to the planning, development and execution of disposable medical / pharmaceutical device programs or other engineering activities
  • A track record in delivering world-class user experiences to an international user base
  • Experience mentoring other designers and supporting them in their career progression
  • Several years' experience in key design functions within fast-growth, international startup environments
  • Extensive experience working as part of large and interdisciplinary teams, working with research, product management and engineering
  • The role includes desktop work creative work involving the visualisation of matrices and overviews on magnetic walls
Qualifications for product design
  • Emotional intelligence—the ability to truly understand what each individual on your team needs to thrive and feel fulfilled
  • An inspiring portfolio of mobile and web-based projects that highlights your approach to problem solving the solutions themselves
  • Experience in insight-driven design (site analytics, MVTs and user research)
  • Solid understand and passion for detailed interaction and information design
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment with multiple stakeholders
  • An understanding of HTML/CSS and responsive design techniques
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of product design. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for product design
  • Ensure teams and projects are properly staffed, and that work is balanced for a designer's ability, desire, and time
  • Define and drive design hiring goals, including sourcing, screening and interviewing
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product management and leadership
  • Make design an essential part of GA's business strategy and culture
  • Perform design analysis and decision criteria within approved guidelines and specification of factory established design standards
  • Manage and develop a team of designers
  • Partner with Product Managers, engineers, researchers, content strategists and QA, overseeing the implementation of the user experience from product conception to launch, post-launch design support
  • Mechanical design enhancements of centrifugal compressors
  • Expertise in specification and application of motors
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation
Qualifications for product design
  • Experience in the Claims department a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of design applications
  • Degree in art, design, or equivalent professional training
  • Able to manage expectations with senior leaders and project stakeholders to help shape, define, and manage ongoing communication throughout the project lifecycle
  • Passion for coaching and mentoring creative team members
  • A team player, able to build relationships and collaborate with partner teams
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Product Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of product design. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for product design
  • Participate in design and development meetings with cross-functional partners to meet all deadlines, and review concerns with the appropriate level for resolution in a timely manner
  • Actively participate in the design of product for SMU (special make up) requests, ensuring product details adhere to development request guidelines accurately, and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the configuration engineering and deployment of proprietary software
  • Integrate and monitor software, systems and databases to deliver technology solutions in support of business strategy and growth
  • Produce plans and durability testing indicative of needs of product usage
  • Source, manage hiring manager expectations, develop processes and hire top talent nationwide
  • Knowledgeable about our business and why people should work here
  • Manage the existing pipeline of candidates and identify what future opportunities they may be a fit for
  • Design customized and executable staffing plans while building excellent relationships with the hiring managers
  • Own relationships with department leaders and hiring managers to identify and qualify candidates across Product & Design
Qualifications for product design
  • Familiar with design test methodologies
  • Work with PLM, EC applications and Engg
  • A four year degree in Product/Industrial Design or related degree with a strong understanding of design
  • Five to ten years of product design in -- automotive, product, furniture, aerospace
  • Structured, independent and efficient way of working
  • Strong portfolio with mobile and web app projects that highlights your approach to problem solving, the solutions themselves
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Product Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a product design. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for product design
  • Work closely with Product & Design to create an exception candidate interview process and experience
  • Full cycle recruiting including extending offers and closing candidates
  • Research and consulting on Product/Service Design & Innovation
  • Utilize Creo, PDMlink and SAP to perform design and analysis work for implementation of Current Production and PDP engineering projects in the Golf Mower group
  • Define and document engineering requirements and solutions for projects worked on
  • Follow engineering designs from initial concepts to production
  • Read, understand and follow Deere technical design standards
  • Lead the design review process for concepts and solutions
  • Performs analysis, testing, and integration of required components, assemblies, or systems to meet product requirements
  • Risk Management documentation and Product Requirements management
Qualifications for product design
  • A track record of leading high-performing design organizations, developing talent
  • 3+ years of work experience, including 2 years of experience in mechanical engineering or related technical field
  • Professional written and verbal fluency in English
  • Design For Manufacturing And Assembly - Performs design for manufacturing and assembly at an advanced level
  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing - Specialized skills in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), has demonstrated/ applied application of geometric symbols, symbol's requirements, tolerance zones, and limitations along with an understanding of the effect/ impact of Rule #1
  • Integrated Design Failure Mode And Effects Analysis (iDFMEA) - Specialized skills in Integrated Design Failure Mode And Effects Analysis (iDFMEA) for complex component, algorithm, control system, or other simple system to logically organize complex cause-fail mode-effect relationships, appropriately identifies risk areas, identifies and prioritizes actions necessary to mitigate risk

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