Industrial Designer Senior

Date: Sep 8, 2023

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs & Stratton

Position Description

Creates a variety of complex functional and appealing product designs using a combination of artistic talent with research on product use, marketing and materials.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Provides design expertise and leadership while collaborating with engineering, marketing, production, or sales departments, or with customers, to establish and evaluate design concepts for manufactured products
  2. Modifies and refines designs, using working models, to conform with customer specifications, production limitations, or changes in design trends
  3. Coordinates the fabrication of models or samples
  4. Recommends design ideas, based on factors such as appearance, safety, function, serviceability, budget, production costs/methods, and market characteristics
  5. Presents designs and reports to customers or design committees for approval, and discuss need for modification
  6. Investigates product characteristics such as the product’s safety and handling qualities, its market appeal, how efficiently it can be produced, and ways of distributing, using and maintaining it
  7. Researches production materials and manufacturing methods  
  8. Leads and researches end user potential need for new products
  9. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawing and models
  • Must be able to enthusiastically assert ideas, be highly creative and able to “think out of the box”
  • Possesses a working knowledge of the company’s products’ purpose
  • Working knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology; including application of principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services
  • Extensive knowledge of various computer aided design software, desktop publishing software, video creation and editing software
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of five years of experience in Industrial Design or related field

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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