Zühlke – Empowering Ideas


Senior Industrial Designer

Zurich - Switzerland
Product Engineering
Your task.
  • As a designer in interdisciplinary customer projects, you ensure that the needs and experience of the end customer are at the center of the development.
  • You give products a design identity and create a meaningful interface between product and people.
  • Your drafts and design concepts trigger enthusiasm. Nevertheless, you never lose sight of the technical feasibility and customer benefits due to your distinct overall understanding. You see the limits as a challenge, not as a necessary evil.
  • You are involved throughout the entire development process: from the idea to the production-ready product.
  • Together with your team, you are committed to making Industrial Design an integral part of development projects at Zühlke.
  • Furthermore, you will also take on project responsibility in selected customer projects.
  • You have the opportunity to gain an insight into various specialist areas in an inspiring atmosphere and to continuously develop yourself.

Your talent. 
  • You have a degree in industrial design. A technical pre- or further education would be desirable.
  • Thanks to your many years of experience in the conception and development of products in various industries, you have a broad knowledge of the design process and know how to apply your methodological skills in a targeted manner.
  • You are familiar with common design tools (e.g. Sketching, Adobe Creative Suite etc.) as well as with technical CAD systems (e.g. SolidWorks).
  • You feel comfortable working in interdisciplinary teams and want to work in a customer-oriented and goal-oriented way with both technology experts and business representatives.
  • You are a proactive and communicative personality, have a winning demeanor, like to take responsibility and can represent your design decisions to the customer.
  • You like to take responsibility, are flexible and willing to travel within the German-speaking part of Switzerland.
  • You are business fluent in German and have a very good command of English.

Why Zühlke
  • Unique culture - we communicate openly with each other, assess ourselves honestly and enjoy working in a team. Diversity and inclusion play an important role in this.
  • Further development – we invest 10% of our turnover in the development of our employees. We help you grow through continuous, high-quality training.
  • Knowledge exchange - we have an interdisciplinary approach, culture of knowledge sharing and learning from each other.
  • International topic groups – we exchange experience, knowledge and support each other in our further development within our internal communities.
  • Great workplace – we offer a culture of trust, encourage you to think outside the box and to share your ideas.
  • Sustainability - a matter close to our hearts. We aim to ensure that our projects and services are as sustainable as possible and also make our customers more sustainable.