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Industrial Design Manager - Mrs. Meyer's

SC Johnson - Lifestyle Brands k

San Francisco, CA

Jul 27
Job Description

Lifestyle Brands (the LSB) is a growing house of like-minded brands under the SC Johnson umbrella including Method®, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day®, Babyganics® and Ecover®. Headquartered in San Francisco with additional operations in Chicago and throughout Europe, the LSB is home to 650 employees. Together we act as a force for bold, transformative growth with a focus on delivering positive impact for people and the planet. If you’re into pioneering the future and doing good while doing business, come join us.

The LSB is part of SC Johnson, a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products, as well as professional products. Originally founded in 1886 and headquartered in Wisconsin, U.S.A., SC Johnson and the Lifestyle Brands division are at work for a better world.

THE ROLE - Use design to drive commerce.

The Industrial Design Manager- Mrs. Meyers leads the day-to-day design work for the Mrs. Meyer’s brand including concept creation, visualization, CAD modeling, prototyping, rendering and storytelling of new product ideas. The Industrial Design Manager will support the development of new products within Hand Care, Home Care, Personal Care, Laundry Care and Air Care. This role will work closely with the rest of the Industrial Design team, Brand Design, Package Engineering, Sustainability and Innovation leads to create new products that deliver an optimal consumer experience and the highest possible level of design quality. This role requires a skilled Industrial Designer with strong form-development + visualization skills and someone able to communicate their thinking from initial sketch through final rendering. Although this role is specific to Mrs. Meyer’s, it is expected to help support other LSB brands when in need.

We are re-writing how consumers get their everyday essentials through the lens of design + sustainability. We believe the future is circular and that design can help drive refill behavior + minimize waste. This is a unique opportunity to demonstrate to the CPG industry that design can help consumers adopt more sustainable formats and move the industry forward.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
* Industrial Design – Lead the Industrial Design function for the Mrs. Meyer’s brand within North America
* Collaborate cross-functionally to create new products and experiences
* Partner with the Insights function to identify unmet consumer needs and wants
* Develop product concepts and use storytelling to build consensus
* Develop looks-like and works-like prototypes that help sell your vision and refine usability + ergonomics
* Incorporate feedback, refine and handover CAD files to Package Engineering
* Innovation - Pursue and catalyze innovation and innovative thinking within LSB
* Scout for new ideas and possibilities
* Meet and discuss new ideas with vendors, teams and functional groups
* Work cross functionally to influence product strategy within LSB

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
*Bachelors degree in Industrial Design or related field.
* They will have a minimum of 5 years of professional Industrial Design experience, ideally in the CPG packaging or housewares space.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* They are comfortable working under-pressure, within a time-bound process, with strong project management and organizational skills.
* They will have an outstanding portfolio demonstrating their process, storytelling and eye for aesthetics.
* The successful candidate will have experience developing products in Solidworks and bringing them to life in Keyshot.
* A portfolio is required to be considered for this role.
* Experience within Housewares (reusable/durables) or similar markets
* Excellent sketching skills
* Experience creating short animations
* Experience working with paperboard and other compostable materials

LIFESTYLE BRANDS (LSB) PERKS: Our values are at the heart of everything we do. Here are a few of the ways we Care like a Mother for every person against dirty:
* Rockstar health insurance benefits package
* Jollydays: competitive vacation bundle
* Generous retirement match + pre-tax savings options
* 3 Care Days (a.k.a. Volunteer Time-Off) a year, to be a force for good
* Global Ping Pong Tournament + Prom...you heard that right-- let's dance

Better Together
At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests
If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to SCJHR@scj.com. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.

SC Johnson - Lifestyle Brands

Lifestyle Brands (the LSB) is a growing house of like-minded brands under the SC Johnson umbrella including Method®, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day®, Babyganics® and Ecover®. Headquartered in San Francisco with additional operations in Chicago and throughout Europe, the LSB is home to 650 employees. Together we act as a force for bold, transformative growth with a focus on delivering positive impact for people and the planet. If you’re into pioneering the future and doing good while doing business, come join us.

The LSB is part of SC Johnson, a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products, as well as professional products. Originally founded in 1886 and headquartered in Wisconsin, U.S.A., SC Johnson and the Lifestyle Brands division are at work for a better world.