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MANAGER INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
01/17/2018
2018-01-172018-02-15
Job Code:
113642
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MANAGER INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (113642)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:

POSITION PURPOSE
The Manager of Industrial Design will be responsible for new product development activities in support of private brand strategies. Initiatives will include development of visual brand languages relevant to each private brand, design of products and product families in support of those brand languages and coordination of design activities with engineering teams to ensure manufacturability. Qualified individuals will be responsible for working with cross-functional teams representing products from all departments within The Home Depot stores. They must bring knowledge of best design practices in the marketplace and experience directing projects through external design resources.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 30% Collaborates with cross-functional teams including brand management, product development and product engineering, to provide strategic design direction for new product development programs
  • 10% Manage external resources including design teams at suppliers, both domestic and international, as well as 3rd party design firms
  • 50% Hands-on product concept design 
  • 10% Participate in presentations of product development initiatives to members of senior management team

NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to the Director of Trend and Design 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment: 
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel: 

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 8 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Rhinoceros or equivalent design software required 
  • SolidWorks experience preferred 
  • Experience working with overseas design partners in both Europe and Asia
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or related field 
  • 5-10 years experience designing products for consumer goods marketplace 
  • Management of Industrial Design resources 
  • Project management


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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