Sr. Industrial Designer_PT

  • Shanghai, China
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch (China) Investment Ltd.

Company Description

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology - with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch.

The Power Tools division of the Bosch Group is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2017, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 5 billion Euros with brands such as Bosch and Dremel.

As part of the Power Tools division (PT), the business unit Blue Emerging Markets (BE) with headquarter in Shanghai is driving the business in all emerging markets (EM), which includes 150 countries in Asia, Africa, East-Europe and South-America. The purpose of BE is to “Fascinate our users with affordable solutions for a better life”.

Job Description


At the Powertools division of Bosch in Shanghai we are currently looking for an outstanding design talent that will help us discover and translate user needs into fascinating innovations that will improve the quality of tradesmen’s work and life around the world.

Become part of the Bosch Powertools family and benefit from the power of a big corporate with the agile mindset of a start-up. Start your learning journey in one of the most dynamic and fastest multi-cultural environments, which Bosch has to offer.


You will help to grow the newly established interdisciplinary user experience design team at Bosch Powertools. An internal service department, which will cater to the needs of the various product development teams.

This work ranges from tool development for standard applications, such as grinding, cutting, demolition, drilling etc. but also extends into completely new application areas and product innovations.

You understand that any product has to live at the intersection of what is technically feasible, viable from a business point of view and desirable for our users.

Naturally, you find the balance of supporting the day-to-day activities of the teams while at the same time always “pushing the envelope” to extend our business beyond our current portfolio and activities.

You will actively participate in user research where you interact with tradesmen on eye level. You will help to synthesize the gathered information into actionable insights and support ideation and integration of concepts into the teams’ product pipeline.

You feel comfortable in all phases of the design process, but your preference clearly lies in the creation of tangible experiences. You will create eye-catching and emotionally engaging sketches, 2D renderings, hand models, and 3D design concepts - from first ideas to CAD production-ready hand over.

You will contribute to ensure a cutting edge design execution across all of our brands’ touchpoints.


Hard Skills / Experience

Fluent in Mandarin and English! – This is mandatory!

Degree in industrial design and at least 5 years of relevant working experience (preferably agency background)

Solid understanding of engineering and production processes

Proficiency in Adobe CC & CAD

Hands-on prototyping skills for various fidelity levels (from cardboard mockup to 3D print)

Working knowledge of the basic agile methods (SCRUM, Design thinking...)

Soft Skills / Mindset

Yes and… mindset: You have a restless maker mentality that inspires others.

You are comfortable in all phases of the often ambiguous design process

You are the uncompromising when it comes to aesthetics

You are very uncompromising when it comes to meeting the users’ needs

You are most passionate about your designs but you have the maturity to pivot and let go of your ideas whenever necessary

You are a true team player, - you thrive in a vibrant team setting.

You have strong moderation and didactic skills.

You feel comfortable to lead and moderate various stakeholders through the design process.

We move fast: You are able to embrace changes and pressure in a proactive and positive way.

You are fun to work with!



Please apply with cover letter your CV and recent portfolio in English.

 Applications without portfolio will not be considered!

Additional Information

Internal referral bonus of this vacancy: RMB0,000 (Valid only for Bosch associates)

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