National Presto was founded in 1905 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and is recognized as a leader in the electric housewares industry due to its long history of innovation which has created major new categories of products. It is the company’s intention to continually provide innovative new products which meet the needs of today’s changing lifestyles, as well as a wide selection of basic appliances which reflect the image of quality long associated with the Presto® name.

Industrial Designer

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for developing ideas and products with aesthetic style, ergonomics, and functionality, while building exterior surfaces that are accurate to engineering specifications and confirming manufacturability. Other duties include delivering high quality renderings and promotional materials to sales and marketing, brainstorming and developing new product concepts, and building models and prototypes for various stages of product development.


-Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design with 5+ years experience.
-Experience in consumer product design
-Strong sketching and computer rendering capabilities
-Ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively to a diverse group of professionals.
-Proficient in 3D and 2D software. Solidworks, Inventor, Alias, Keyshot, Illustrator and Photoshop, MS Office.
-Understanding of plastic and metal manufacturing processes. (Injection Mold\Die cast)
-Experience developing functional and visual prototypes for proof of concept.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects effectively and in a timely manner.

National Presto, Inc., located in beautiful Eau Claire, WI, a nationally recognized manufacturer of small household appliances, is looking for a talented and creative Industrial Designer to join our Consumer Solutions and Innovations department. National Presto has been manufacturing high-quality small household appliances for more than 110 years.

Presto is based in the heartland of outdoor recreation, where beautiful lakes and woodlands compliment the four-season climate of the upper Midwest. Eau Claire is centrally located between Minneapolis, MN and Madison, WI where it boasts excellent medical and educational facilities, and is home to a rapidly growing music and arts community.

We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, holidays, etc. Send resume, cover letter, and work samples to or mail to 3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54703.

Lab Testing Technician

National Presto, a nationally recognized manufacturer of small household appliances is looking for a talented Lab Testing Technician for the New Products Lab to join our team at the company headquarters in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

This position requires the flexibility to work on a variety of Presto products including small kitchen appliances and fire extinguishers.

The successful candidate will perform tests on products, hydrostatic pressure tests of components, and assemblies; perform calculations and record data, analyze the results and write and issue reports on test results. Pursuant to engineering specifications perform quality assurance inspection of pilot lot and production products, and assures the quality of replacement part components.

Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel and have excellent written and verbal skills. Must have an associate degree or technical training with emphasis in technical writing, math, physics, and electricity.

We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, holidays, etc. Send resume and cover letter to or mail to 3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54703.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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