Industrial Design Architect

Ge Healthcare | Waukesha, Wi

Date listed

2 months ago

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Keywords: ux

Job description

The Industrial Design Architect position is a senior level role (~8-10 years experience typically) within the Design organization. In this role, the Industrial Designer is expected to: manage their own programs with significant autonomy (2-4 programs per year of varying scale typically), build and nurture important business relationships with their program/business teams, collaborate with global team members on complex and challenging programs and initiatives, generate product concepts with creativity and customer needs in mind while adhering to all GE Healthcare brand guidelines, and work closely with other design functions such as customer research and software UX development.

GE HealthCare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our purpose is to create a world where healthcare has no limits. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the industrial design of their assigned programs; encompassing exceptional product design via an empathetic lens to improve the functionality, aesthetics, usability, and ergonomics of GE HealthCare products.

Utilize in-depth knowledge and technical experience to execute programs and strategies.

Has knowledge of industrial design best practices and how their function integrates with others.

Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market, and uses this knowledge to deliver innovative solutions.

Uses mature judgment and has the ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters (provides expected design solutions in addition to forward-thinking concepts that push the boundaries).

Uses technical experience and analytical thinking to push engineering and project teams towards innovative solutions.

Uses multiple internal and external sources outside of their own teams to arrive at decisions.

Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

Builds and nurtures business relationships with their program and business teams, with an eye on the big picture of moving design forward in the company.

Utilizes sketching, CAD modeling (CREO preferred), rapid prototyping, and multiple iterations to arrive at tested and robust final designs.

Complies with all Brand Guidelines and Design Director directions regarding the look and feel of product concepts.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university or college in Industrial Design.

Proficient in 3D CAD modeling (CREO preferred) and physical prototyping.

Minimum 5 years of experience in a product-design related position (~8-10 years experience is typical for entry into this role)

Desired Characteristics:

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Experience working on complex programs with global teams

Experience in regulated industries such as Healthcare, Automotive, etc

Track record of teamwork and collaboration with others.

Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems in innovative ways.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership –always with unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

GE HealthCare offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE HealthCare will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

While GE HealthCare does not currently require U.S. employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, some GE HealthCare customers have vaccination mandates that may apply to certain GE HealthCare employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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