Product Designer Business Area Hardware

 
 

Product Designer Business Area Hardware

Hultafors Group are looking for a passionate Product Designer to join the Design and R&D team for the Business Area Hardware. We believe you have a high technical / functional knowhow and a strong feeling and intuition for trends and design.

Hultafors Group provides a portfolio of leading brands that keep driven professional users at the forefront in terms of functionality, safety and overall productivity. Excelling in brand-driven product categories within the industry, we offer customers and users a best-in-class experience.

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Main tasks

Your role as a product designer is to work close together with the Product Design Owner, and with the R&D team, in developing products in line with the visual goal and assigned projects. The Product design role is to develop product design related work according to assigned projects and 5-year development plan. You will join a great team where you are an important player to make a difference.

The role as product designer includes the following:

  • Drive and deliver design related tasks within Business Area Hardware including brands such as Hultafors tools and Wibe ladders
  • Support the product development projects in end-user analysis, tests and product evaluation.
  • Support Product Design Owner in design related tasks (such as conduct commercial intelligence / technical innovations)
  • Support Product Manager and R&D team with presentation and education material when needed.
  • Support in creation process of marketing material to align marketing communication/material with product design and key features.
  • Other duties authorized by the Product Management & R&D Manager 

Who are you?

Maybe you work as a design assistant or Product designer today and are ready for a new challenge? We think you have a passion for technical functionality and design and like keeping up to date with current trends.

We see that you are creative and have a strong product focus. You are a team player but also comfortable to work independently, self-aware and flexible. You see the overall picture as well as the little details and keep our customer’s perspective in mind at all times.

Hultafors Group is a dynamic workplace where high pace and rapid changes are a natural part of our day. Good communication skills, a flexible attitude and capacity to adapt to changes are essential.

We think that you;

  • Have good computer skills in Illustrator, Photoshop and Powerpoint
  • Have good skills in sketching, visualization and animation
  • Has a minimum of a BA qualification in industrial design engineering or similar and/or or working experience within field of competence
  • Is creative and visionary with a passion for functionality
  • Have knowledge of product development and production processes
  • Have knowledge in ergonomics
  • Is fluent in English

What we can offer you

You will have a chance to work in an exciting and positive environment where you can develop and grow as a designer. As a Product Designer you will be involved in making an impact from the start. You will be part of an international and creative team that is making changes in the forefront!

This is a full-time position, with start as soon as possible 

The position is based at our office in Hultafors (located between Göteborg and Borås). The Product Designer will report to the Product Development Manager.

For further details please contact Per Eriksson, Product Development Manager, tel: 033-723 7522, email: per.eriksson@hultaforsgroup.com

Selection and interviews will be ongoing. Please send your application (CV and personal letter) as soon as possible and at the latest by the 7 July 2019 to job@hultaforsgroup.com

 

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