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Steelcase Inc.

Sr Industrial Designer

Steelcase Inc. - Grand Rapids, MI

Under general supervision and direction, understands and applies research insights, design and technology skills and process knowledge to creatively conceptualize and develop unique and innovative product lines, products, and component recommendations. The senior designer will also work with peers from other disciplines, to conceptualize, problem-solve and develop recommendations. The senior designer may also act as the design lead on project teams and begin to provide design decisions and leadership on design process, concept recommendations and communication to Steelcase and Industrial Design management.

Required Skills

Problem definition; analysis & solving ability; conceptual ability

Studio skills; materials and processes; PC and CAD skills

Thorough knowledge of design and PD&L processes

Strong interpersonal relations skills

Strong presentation skills

Thorough knowledge of product applications and human factors

Ability to learn marketing and financial principles and to attain business/industry knowledge

Required Experience

BFA or BS in Industrial Design with 5 years Industrial Design experience, preferably in a manufactured products consulting or corporate environment

Thorough knowledge of the Steelcase organization, industry trends & design history preferred

Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.

Steelcase offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including profit sharing.

To learn more about our company, and our family of brands – including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, PolyVision® and Turnstone®, please visit our website at

Job Location

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Position Type




12 days 14 hours ago

Steelcase Inc.


Sr Industrial Designer Steelcase Inc. - Grand Rapids, MI, United States


Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Company Profile:
We design and manufacture architecture, furniture and technology products, including, office chairs, desks, storage, and space divisions. As workplace experts, we help people to have a better work experience, by providing products, services and insights into the ways they work.