Sr. 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 a Sr. Industrial Designer-Kitchens you will take a leadership role to create innovative concepts, products, experience, services and human interfaces through the mastery of the design process for Kitchens within the new product development community. Your understanding of the consumer in the kitchen environments will contribute to the functional and aesthetic aspects of product design. Your expertise in the design field will help mentor and guide the professional development of junior designers on the team.

In this role you will craft designs while keeping function, task flow and the consumer’s utilization of time spent in the kitchen in mind. Our design process is highly collaborative and you will work closely with Engineering and Marketing to complete multiple design projects. You will utilize a strong knowledge of materials and a refinement of the design process to coach the junior members of your team. Strong rendering skills, 2D sketching and 3D study model experience will be an important part of the process. You will be a part of the formal Design Review process which will offer direct interaction with business unit Senior and Executive Management. Career success begins with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design and a minimum of six years experience in industrial design and/or product design. Most importantly a genuine excitement and passion for design is required! This position is located in Kohler, WI.

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. To learn more about Kohler’s kitchen products visit:


Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Industrial Design is required.
  • Minimum of six years experience in industrial design and/or product design is required

Additional Information

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