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Date:  Mar 24, 2021
Location: 

Thane, MH, IN

Company:  Bajaj Electricals

Organizational Description

Bajaj Electricals Limited (BEL), a globally renowned and trusted company, with a turnover of ₹6679 crores (FY 18-19), is a part of "Bajaj Group". Bajaj Electricals’ business includes Consumer Products (Appliances, Fans, Lighting), Exports, Illumination and Transmission & Distribution (Transmission Line and Power Distribution). We also have a strong presence in premium range of home appliances and cookware with brands like Morphy Richards and Nirlep.

 

We have 18 branch offices across different parts of the country besides being supported by a chain of distributors, authorized dealers, retail outlets and approximately 480 customer care centers. To increase our global footprint, Bajaj Electricals has also set up offices in Africa, Middle East and China.

 

Bajaj Electricals is driven by Gandhian set of values advocated by our founding father, Shri Jamnalal Bajaj. Our current leaders carry forward this legacy while evolving for the future. “Inspiring Trust”, our tagline, is something that we associate with and try to fulfil in our everyday endeavors. Apart from work, we also believe in bringing about change in our society through our philanthropic work. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives rest on sustainability, gender diversity, employee volunteering and community outreach programs.

Job purpose & Scope

We at BEL are seeking industrial designers design next-generation products as well as refine and evolve existing product lines that consumers will love to use. She/he should help in translating user insights into actionable design opportunities.

Focusing on the physical aspects of the product, she/he employs an understanding of user needs, business requirements, aesthetics, form, proportion, colour, materials, and manufacturing processes to create elegant forms that are aesthetically pleasing, usable and manufacturable.

Major Areas of Responsibilities & Authorities

 

  • Collaborate with internal customers to establish the design brief, including the concept, performance and production criteria.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with Product Management, Engineering teams to generate outstanding design solutions and extend support to CFT throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Creates a culture of rapid idea generation and viability assessment, to shift the boundaries of thinking.
  • Guides and mentors the team to create high quality design concepts and compelling presentations for stakeholders.
  • Maintain a forward understanding of design and consumer trends and standard methodologies.
  • Make informed and pragmatic tradeoffs across design objectives, engineering constraints, and business needs.
  • Timely review the work output of the team members and guide them to push their performance.

 

Person Specifications

Essential Qualification: Industrial Design PG / UG from reputed institutes like NID, IDC IIT Bombay, CPDM ISC Bangalore/ MIT/ Srishti

Desired Qualification:  MDES

Experience: 6-9 years

Industry Preference: Experience in consumer products is desirable.

Sr. No.

Functional Competencies

Critical

Desirable

1

Windows OS

Yes

 

2

Sketching and Illustration

Yes

 

3

Adobe Creative Suite

Yes

 

4

Creo/ Solid works

Yes

 

5

Key shot

Yes

 

Sr. No.

Behavioral Competencies

Critical

Desirable

1

Must have leadership qualities

Yes

 

2

Person with ethics and integrity

Yes

 

3

Go-getter attitude and ability to maneuver in complex, abstract and dynamic business scenarios

Yes

 

4

Strong interpersonal skills, influencing and negotiation abilities

Yes

 

5

Strong communication and presentation skills

Yes

 

6

Creative Acumen

Yes

 

Any specific requirement

Advantage if the candidate has handled small team before.