Industrial Designer

Penang
Engineering – Mechanical Engineering /
Full Time /
On-site
About Ampd Energy

An emission free future for industries is the core mission of Ampd Energy. Over the next 40 years, the world will add 230 billion square metres of new buildings, this is equivalent to building a new Paris every single week. At Ampd Energy, we believe in making a zero-emission, silent future for many industries a reality.

Founded in 2014, Ampd Energy develops advanced, electrified and connected equipment that redefines how energy and data is delivered in urban industries. Ampd Energy is a mission and values driven company with a diverse, high
performing teams supported by visionary customers who all want to make a difference.

Summary of the Position

We are seeking a talented Industrial Designer, who will be responsible for the research, conceptualization, and development of superior user experience for the company’s physical products. This involves assisting a lead project designer and working in collaboration with other designers as well as other disciplines.

Responsibilities

    • Research: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand design requirements. Conduct research on materials, manufacturing processes, and market trends. Discover, analyze, and synthesize user insights and product requirements that lead to innovative, differentiated products and deliver new and unexpected value. Perform research and/or testing, which includes on-site data collection in customer facilities via observing, interviewing, and recording. Compile and present results to team members and management. Attend trade shows and professional events to keep current with trends.
    • Conceptual Design: Develop product design concepts and prototypes based on Ampd’s Customers’ needs. Conceptualize new and innovative products, including creating aspects of form, aesthetics, and physical/psychological interfaces between users and products. Create sketches, renderings, and models as necessary to convey design intent and resolve basic usability. Determine material, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, surface finish, and manufacturing processes in cooperation with Engineering and Manufacturing. Communicate design solutions to management and other team members.
    • Design Development and Support: Utilize CAD software to create and refine product designs. Create 3-dimensional CAD models of appearance parts. Validate surface geometry with rapid prototype samples. Review CAD files, engineering drawings, tooling, prototypes, and production parts to ensure that design intent is maintained. Work closely with manufacturing and engineering teams to ensure design feasibility. Conduct product testing and validation to ensure quality and performance. Iterate on designs based on feedback and testing results. Assist with product graphics. Support Engineering and Manufacturing in the development of prototypes. Conduct field testing in conjunction with Engineering to ensure that user needs have been met.
    • Miscellaneous: Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices in product design. Assist with project documentation, product photography, training/assisting other designers/students, and performing other duties as assigned.

Require Experience

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience;
    • Good sketch / visual communication, written communication, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills;
    • Good analytical research, creative problem solving, and Design skills.
    • Work samples must exhibit strong industrial design skills.
    • Include portfolio link with the application.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Intuitive and highly creative thinking with ability to apply insights in practical product terms.
    • Able to develop components on parametric 3D design packages such as Onshape/Solidwork or similar;
    • Able to visualise concepts through the use of rendering software such as Keyshot or similar;
    • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and materials;
    • Excellent visual and spatial awareness;
    • Foundational knowledge of Human Factors;
    • Working proficiency in English; Mandarin/Cantonese are a major plus.
    • Work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment with minimal supervision.
Benefits
Multicultural working environment
Competitive salary
Full medical, dental and travel insurance coverage

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes. We regret that we are only able to notify short-listed candidates.

Ampd Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be assessed on merit without regard to age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, marital status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law.