Associate Industrial Designer

  • Kohler, WI
  • Full-time

Company Description

Beyond competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

Since 1873, our life’s work has been to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. Today there are over 50 leading edge Kohler brands that deliver on that promise to customers in six continents- a testament to the craft of over 30,000 associates and the culture in which they operate.

As Kohler associates we are stewards of our craft, our culture, our environment and our communities. We care about our work and are committed to a single level of quality. We forge our own path and in turn experience the joy of discovery and the opportunity to grow.

If you’re ready to contribute to our culture and set your mark, apply today at

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description

This is more than a job posting for the Kohler Company, one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America. This is an invitation to collaborate and ply your craft in a creative, innovative and customer-centric culture.

As an Associate Industrial Designer-Faucets you will help create innovative concepts, products, services and human interfaces through the design process. You will complete basic level industrial design assignments while executing projects under supervisory instruction. Our design team will provide career growth by offering continued professional skill development including: technical and theoretical knowledge base of industrial design methods, user research, trends and human factors. To be successful in this role you will assist in creating diverse and innovative concepts and aesthetic to inspire and stimulate meaningful products and user experience. As a designer on the faucets team you will begin to gain an understanding of product functionality and its importance in the design process while matching functionality with aesthetic. You will be a part of creating designs that bring function, durability, versatility and beauty to the delivery of water. Your passion for design, innate curiosity and dexterity of thinking will contribute to the success of the Faucets category.

Our products are enjoyable to use and enjoyable to design.  The diversity of materials, and processes used in our products along with the function, size, complexity, shape and style, makes for very interesting industrial designer’s playground!  Join the Kitchen & Bath design team and be involved in the development of revolutionary products like the VibrAcoustic bathtub that brings the transformative power of music into the bathroom, combining music with water for a bathing experience like no other; and unique Nature’s Chemistry™ lavatories and kitchen sinks crafted from rich, organic materials.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or related degree is required. Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on product design is preferred.
  • Minimum one year experience in industrial design and/or product design is required. Intern or co-op experience may be considered in lieu of required work experience.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.