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Industrial Designer - Product Design

  • Functional area: Research and Development
  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Örebro
  • Company name: Epiroc Rock Drills AB
  • Date of Posting: September 1, 2019
  • Last date to apply: September 22, 2019

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Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries. With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction.

The Rocktec division coordinates and develops technology solutions, provides specialist consulting and engineering services. The division drives the automation and interoperability expansions for Epiroc’s divisions. Our in-house competence center pro-actively supports all divisions in developing better and more attractive products. The divisional headquarters and this position are located in Örebro, Sweden. The research and development centers are located in Bangalore, India, and Örebro, Sweden.

Mission and Job description
Industrial Design Competence Center is the global in-house design firm for Epiroc. We are a brand driven design agency that specializes in design strategy, product and service design within the physical and digital world of our customers, their customers and end users. We support our divisions in delivering value and meaningful experiences to the market.

As a member of our creative, motivated and talented team you will be a vital part of the process to develop new products which are used in the global mining industry. We need our designers to be versatile and passionate and to take on new problems as we continue to push technology forward.

We are looking for one multi-disciplinary individual who can work with new development and design, support continuous improvements activities within the Industrial Design team and collaborate with the Epiroc R&D development teams. One of your missions is to provide cutting edge product design with ergonomic focus and always striving to make our products better for our customers.

Experience & knowledge requirements
You have a Master’s or Bachelor’s in Industrial, transport or product design or equivalent practical experience. You need to be good at both visual and verbal communication as well as having very good sketching skills. Good knowledge of Adobe software and strong CAID skills in preferably Rhino (Creo or Solidworks) are a plus.

To succeed in this role you need the ability to analyze and effectively communicate creative results. It is considered an advantage if you have any prior experience from construction or from the mining related industry, relevant work experience in Industrial Design and/or a strong Industrial Design portfolio.

We prefer you to have a decent understanding or exposure to engineering aspects of product development, excellent problem-solving abilities and good model building skills. You must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.

Personality
You have strong analytical skills, an unwavering commitment to quality, and a collaborative work ethic. You are used to meeting strict deadlines and you are a strong team player having the ability to work and communicate effectively in a cross-functional product development team and present ideas and designs effectively. You manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team. You have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
Inter cultural skills is a must since both the team (IDCC) and our customers have an international background.

Epiroc sees different personalities, ethnic origin, gender, age, skills and experience as an asset. We see that the differences make the birth of new ideas and improvements, and this leads to innovation and sustained, long-term results. Because we work for gender balance, we encourage female applicants for this role.

Benefits of working at Epiroc
Because of our global reach, Epiroc can offer you great development possibilities both in Sweden and abroad. We offer a range of different educations through our new education center and also an important flexibility in the work place. As expected, we are affiliated to a collective bargaining agreement which offers you good incurrence and pension terms, health care benefits and reinforced parental benefits when on parental leave.

Application and contacts

In this recruitment process we review applications continuously. Welcome with your application as soon as possible, but no later than 2019-09-22.  

For questions about the position please contact recruiting manager or recruiter:
Bengt Parkedal, Industrial Design Manager, +46 (0) 72-083 26 32
Ann-Sofie Pihl, Recruiter, +46 (0) 76-976 69 54

United. Inspired. Performance unites us, Innovation inspires us, and commitment drives us to keep moving forward. In the 150 countries where you can find Epiroc, we encourage our employees to take ownership of their own development and careers with the support from their leaders.

We are committed to give you every opportunity to succeed in a culture of innovation, diversity and collaboration, combined with a caring atmosphere. Diversity and sustainability are key to grow fresh and innovative ideas and solutions for our customers. Epiroc is a leading manufacturer for the mining and infrastructure industries. Learn more at www.epirocgroup.com