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Sr. Industrial Designer
Summary
Title:Sr. Industrial Designer
ID:2189
Department:Marketing
Location:Columbus, OH
Description

Role Title: Sr. Industrial Designer [2189]

Department: Marketing


Company Overview:

The Oneida Group is a leading global marketer of tabletop and food preparation products for the consumer and foodservice markets. With a comprehensive line of tabletop and food preparation products, we market our products globally under a broad range of consumer brands including Oneida and Anchor Hocking. Customers range from Fortune 500 companies to medium and small-sized companies in the consumer, foodservice, business-to-business and e-commerce channels. The company operates two glass manufacturing plants in the U.S. and sources a variety of propriety designed tableware products.


The Oneida Group’s vision is to be the leading global marketer of trusted brands in dining and food preparation, recognized for providing quality tabletop and kitchen solutions.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Work closely and cross-functionally with Design, New Product Development, Sales, and Purchasing in a team environment to ensure designs clearly communicate the design intent, satisfying customer, consumer and brand integrity.
  • Participate in new product development activities with the purpose of generating innovative concepts and solutions.
  • Determine appropriate approaches to concept development and execute design research, product concept drawings, and product presentations.
  • Communicate all Industrial Design specifications and maintain brand integrity throughout the development process.
  • Maintain awareness of consumer trends and competitor product design trends.
  • Develop and maintain familiarity with materials and processes used in the industry.
  • Work closely with Engineering to ensure designs are manufacturable.
  • Create and maintain detailed manufacturing technical specification drawings and solid part files using SolidWorks
  • Specify and approve design’s form and visual acceptance standards for manufacturing.
  • Manage engagements with external design and development firms.
  • Work with Asia vendors and manufacturing partners to define, specify and confirm color, material & finish.
  • Light travel may be required.


Qualifications:

  • Must have 5+ years of experience in all phases of the industrial design process with the ability to demonstrate superior creative, aesthetic, and form development.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must including the ability to function in a fast-paced, interactive cross-functional team environment.
  • Willing to take on multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously while upholding project timelines.
  • Knowledge of high-volume manufacturing, materials & processes in the housewares industry.
  • Knowledge of glass & plastics manufacturing is a plus.
  • Must be proficient in SolidWorks.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of prototyping methods.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.


Primary Location: Columbus, Ohio
 

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. If you require a special accommodation, please contact us at HRServices@theoneidagroup.com.

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