Human Factors Intern, Industrial Design - Kohler, WI
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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONHuman Factors Intern
Bold. Conservation. Are you drawn to beautiful designs and innovative technologies that help us live smarter easier lives with greater sustainability? Join the Kitchen & Bath group and be involved in the development of revolutionary products like the Karbon
kitchen faucet; the DTV showering system that integrates water music steam and chromatherapy; and unique Nature's Chemistry lavatories and kitchen sinks crafted from rich organic materials. Be part of the Kohler team and influence the next generation of kitchen and bath design!
Bring your passion for excellence to Kohler and build your future with an innovative organization. For more than 130 years we've been providing timeless style lasting quality and limitless potential to customers as well as our associates. We offer exciting challenges
excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. Consider joining a team where you are recognized for your technical contributions to new products leadership and contributions! Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity employer.
Participate in the creation of innovative product solutions, concepts, services, experiences, and human interfaces by utilizing best practices. The position will focus on understanding how people interact with products, environments, and experiences. This function will collaborate with cross functional teams: industrial design, manufacturing, marketing, and engineering. The ultimate goal will be to create products that improve the level of gracious living for our customers.
1 Work with senior human factors personnel to provide assistance in the development of new products as well as ongoing changes of existing products.
2 Contribute to the development of new product concepts with regard to human factors.
3 Participate in design critiques of existing products, competitive products, and new concepts.
4 Assist in usability and human factors studies. This includes: existing products, mock-ups, and prototypes.
5 Develop appropriate outputs from findings to be used by internal and/or field personnel.
6 Report results of usability studies, field studies, and surveys to senior Human Factors personnel and core teams.
7 Collaborate with Industrial Design and other team members.
RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS
Supervisory Relationships: Reports to Staff Human Factors Analyst or Lead Human Factors Engineer
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Junior or senior level in accredited school or college of Industrial Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Human Factors Engineering, Ergonomics, Applied Psychology, Computer Science, Cognitive Sciences, Biomechanics, Physiology, or any related fields. Relevant work experience in industrial design or engineering is helpful.
Beyond the 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 www.kohler.com .
It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.