Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Conceptualization and development of specific product lines from inception to production.
*Explore and develop designs through sketches, renderings, CAD models, prototypes and communication with manufacturers
*Help shape design direction for assigned projects that reinforce brand values and advance product performance
*Solely execute design projects from inception to volition, report progress to team leads.
*Research future trends in color, finishing, design, technology, materials and identify those of applicability to the projects
*Work closely with Engineering, Marketing, and Management team to ensure proper interpretation and execution of design intent
*Collaborate with cross functional teams and suppliers to ensure successful, on-time commercialization of industry leading product
*Participate in consumer research to buttress product specifications.
*Team with Innovation group to provide ID support for long term R&D efforts
Education and/or Experience:
*Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, or similar discipline, from an accredited University and minimum 5 years professional design experience in product development; OR equivalent combination of education and experience
*Proven track record of producing successful/commercialized designs in multiple disciplines including; Injection molding, MIM, CNC machining, sheet metal and advanced coating technologies
*Exhibit an intimate understanding of and aptitude for mechanisms – with sensitivity towards their manufacture
*Advanced proficiency with surface modelling (native) in SolidWorks
*Experienced user of 2D design software (Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, Keyshot etc.) and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
*Portfolio that demonstrate strong sketching skills, successful design process and ability to create proven design solutions
*Excellent verbal and visual communication, interpersonal, and team skills
*Attention to details, excellent research and problem-solving skills
*Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with great time management skills
*Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and exploration
*Avid firearms & outdoor enthusiast a plus, but not necessary
*Able to lift up to 25 pounds
*Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.