Head of Industrial Design (m/f/d)

Are you interested in establishing an European industrial design centre for an international company? Would you enjoy seeing your and your team‘s design ideas implemented in product lines? Then this is your opportunity!

Our client is an international manufacturer of high-quality kitchen appliances from range hoods to in-sink dishwashers. Due to their focus on R&D and design innovation the company is now one of the leading manufacturers in the business. For further establishing its European Design Centre, our client is now looking for an experienced, notable and creative industrial designer and team leader.

Your tasks

  • Development of new innovative product designs for kitchen appliances in form, material and color
  • Leading the European Design Centre by coordinating the resources of the design, manufacturing and marketing teams to successfully implement design projects
  • Ensuring design innovation, efficiency and quality and thereby enhancing the brand’s potential
  • Close communication between the European design team and the headquarter of the company

Your profile

  • University degree, preferred would be a subject like Industrial Design
  • Experience as lead designer for high-end brands in the field of home appliances or consumer electronics (employed directly at relevant companies or independently working is both possible)
  • Ideal would be further recognition and visibility e.g. by design awards or membership in known design schools
  • English language skills for communication are a must, others are not required
  • Project and team management competence
  • Open, innovative and independent way of thinking with a passion for design


  • Seeing one‘s own designs implemented and succeed in the kitchen appliance market
  • Significantly contribute to setting up the European Design Centre of the brand
  • Office location can be negotiated and oriented to your needs
  • Attractive compensation


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Laura Ostermann under +49 (0)211 749686-29.
We look forward to receiving your application!