The Engineer Industrial Designer is responsible for originating and developing ideas into designs that support the new aircraft development process. Candidate is required to perform duties in support of both the interior and exterior design of the aircraft such as design research, sketching, human factors layout, physical mock-up development, 3D computer modeling, coordination with other technical groups, status reporting to supervisors, and presentation of conceptual designs to audiences inside and outside of Textron Aviation.
Generate concepts for innovative products and features based on provided criteria
Plan and participate in ideation exercises, engineering research, design, development and manufacturing including other methods the team may discover to develop a successful team project
Collaborate with engineering, advanced interior design, industrial design, technical groups and other Interns to develop, implement, monitor and status the progress of a given project
Create conceptual designs for the interior and exterior of new aircraft and or block-point redesign projects
Support the aircraft interior concept by assisting with general floor plan layout of the cockpit, cabin, lavatory and baggage areas. The candidate will develop concepts and work with Interior Advanced Design Engineering to develop detail designs of human factors within aircraft
Support of the aircraft exterior will consist of developing design concepts that show the overall exterior with cockpit and cabin windows
Use market research, customer experience, analysis of competitive designs, trends, human factors layout and physical mock-ups to evaluate conceptual designs.
Develop 2D hand sketches and 3D surface geometry using Alias modeling software and evaluate design ideas based on appearance, functional design, serviceability, manufacturing methods, materials and production cost.
Qualifications – External
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required in Industrial Design. Engineering, or relative technical degree
Relative industrial design or engineering experience is preferred.
Professional and diplomatic demeanor
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Collaborates and easily gets along in team-based environments
Software skills in Photoshop and 3D design software
Software skills in Illustrator, Alias, Rino, CATIA, or 3D Studio Max is beneficial
Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.
• Competitive starting salaries with growth potential
• Health benefits beginning day one
• Tuition assistance and continuing education programs
• 12-paid holidays a year
• Paid parental leave options
A new career awaits.