UX Industrial Designer at
Bosch Power Tools NA

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about new product development, particularly in the power tool market, where you are expert in understanding what our end-users use and need in terms of applications and requirements?

Do you have a comprehensive understanding of market research methodologies and voice of the customer information in developing specific products and programs?

Do you have a track record of bringing new and innovative products to the market, not only here but internationally- we’re influencing the global market from right here in Mt. Prospect.

Now, cool tools are only cool when they also meet the demands of the business- so you need to understand sales, profitability and market share targets for your products and have an understanding of what our competitors are doing in the market so that we can not only respond but leapfrog them.  You’ll be a collaborator and an influencer with a desire to WIN!

We are the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation and we need your expertise. Join our growing team and influence the direction of the cordless tool market!

This role is hybrid remote with 40% monthly in-office presence in Mount Prospect, Illinois. (2-3 days in office per week)

Job Description

  • Take responsibility: You will drive our business unit in the course of product + design and introducing a user-centered design process. Use your creativity and freedom: Your tasks will be the conception, development and conduction of product design for our Bosch Professional power tool portfolio
  • Observe, and think ahead:  You will support project teams in development of user-centric product / service concepts based on user experience methodologies.
  •  Structured observation & evaluation: Focus tasks include transfer of user needs into design concepts (incl. rapid-, preto- and CAD prototyping) and translation of concepts into prototypes for a tangible experience
  •  Integrated implementation: You will be the internal interface to marketing and engineering functions: Support in transferring user needs and insights into concepts (for marketing) and technical requirements (engineering). In this context you will also be coaching cross-functional teams in user-centered design methodologies.
  •  International collaboration: Strong cooperation with the global User Experience & Design team in German HQ to foster a user-insight driven development of our global product/ service portfolio.
  •  Assist and supervise development of design deliverables along with Project Managers, Design Managers and external agencies.


  • Must have portfolio submitted in order to be considered for the role
  • Education: Bachelors degree in industrial engineering or equivalent engineering degree
  • Experience and Knowledge: +5 years working experience in agency or equivalent corporate department with proven record of accomplishment. Experience in the field of Industrial Design and early-stage prototyping
  • Personality: Strong ability to work in a team (empathy, responsibility and persuasiveness), self-organized working style, open, honest and collaborative approach
  • Qualifications: Strong visualization & software skills, Adobe Creative Suite, CAD Skills (Rhino, Solidworks, Fusion 360 or Creo).
  • Skills: sketching, 3D CAD modeling, quick prototyping
  • Enthusiasm: Curiosity for new challenges, self-starter mentality to establish an user-centered working style within a corporate environment
  • Communication: strong communication and presentation skills, business fluent in English

Additional information

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
AWIM (A World In Motion)

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only.  Future sponsorship for work authorization is not available.


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