Dassault Falcon Jet one of the most sought after brands in business aviation is hiring an Industrial Designer in our Little Rock Completion Center. This role is the focal point for all aspects of industrial design and style expertise for the design and manufacturing teams of the Little Rock completion center. This role will be the link between the Little Rock Completion Center and the team in charge of the Specification and Design of current and new cabin layout projects at Dassault-Aviation in Saint-Cloud (France).
The industrial designer will have to perform the following tasks:
- Follow the different phases of development, industrialization and implementation of projects.
- Ensure the consistent application of the design and style guidelines defined for each project.
- Where appropriate, propose adjustments or corrections based on the difficulties encountered.
- Provide feedback to the immediate supervisor and the primary Specification and Design team when necessary to meet project / program deadlines.
- On a weekly basis provide a summary of weekly actions to the immediate supervisor and the Specification and Design teams in France and Teterboro.
- Participate in design and development from a customer-oriented position.
- Have a good understanding of 'the DNA' of a brand.
- Ability to pay attention to the important details while keeping the mastery of the big picture.
- Ability to utilize tools of communication and creation of 'the designer' (sketches, modeling, etc.).
- Understand and adapt to industrial (production & manufacturing) constraints.
- The ability to work on multiple topics.
- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to establish relationships and work in a team environment.
- Excels at problem solving and creative collaboration with other team members.
- Works successfully within strict project deadlines.
Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Industrial Design or Product Design.
- A minimum of five (5) years experience with "industrial design and/or design improvement" projects.
- Trained in Computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM, CATIA V5 or equivalent).
- Trained in and is familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) or equivalent
- Knowledgeable in the field of upholstery, woodworking and furniture manufacturing.
- An interest in aviation.
- Work Hours: Normal working hours is 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Overtime: Overtime should be expected when necessary but approved prior by the supervisor.
- Physical Requirements: Typical office requirements, able to lift 15 lbs., some body maneuvering may be required to view design features in aircraft cabin (leaning, kneeling, extending body parts).
- Work Environment: 90% office environment, 10% manufacturing and production environment.
- Devices Utilized: Telephone, personal computer, various mobile communication devices, various mechanical equipment etc.).
- Travel: Domestic and international travel will be required.
- After Hours Participation: Occasional dinners with vendors, customers and/or fellow team members.
- Customer/Vendor Interface: Some interface will be required on a case-by-case basis, =5%.
When / if requested, as time allows:
- Attend / participate in Interior Finishing Spec Reviews (IFSRs).
- Attend / participate in Initial Spec Reviews (ISRs).
- Support customer visits answering design related questions.
- Participate in facility related industrial design activities.