Thule Group is strengthening the R&D organization with a Chief Engineer for the largest and steadily growing product category Rear Mount Systems (RMS) to the development center in Hillerstorp, close to Värnamo.
The main challenge is to continue to position one of Thule’s most important product categories in the very forefront when it comes to technical innovation and design.
As Chief Engineer RMS you will be overall technically responsible for all Rear mounted products (mainly bike carriers), including development of new products as well as maintaining the existing product portfolio.
You will, within the area of responsibility, act as the technical project leader for Design Engineering and take a great responsibility in motivating the engineering team to meet key deliverables.
Moreover, the CE takes an active part in product planning for all RMS products and based on that define pre-development project plan.
You will support and collaborate with the Product manager for future strategy, market- and competitor analyzes.
Furthermore, in this position you will also manage the overall product maintenance plan for the RMS products.
We believe in strong collaboration both within your own team but also across teams.
We strive to be an open and curious organization, sharing our knowledge and inspiring one another.
Within Thule Group you will find people who have a passion for the products we make and the outdoor company we are.
We share the same values and we like to have fun. All of our employees have a joint responsibility to maintain that spirit and contribute to it.
For information: When recruiting for this position we are working together with Dfind Science & Engineering. If you have any further questions please contact the recruiting consultant Fredrik Stigbäck, 073-340 32 23. More information and please apply via https://www.dfind.se/science-engineering
Company: Thule Group AB
Last day of application: 18 January, 2017
We believe that you have an academic degree in Mechanical engineering or similar. You have extensive experience in product development with proven success. You have a very broad technology and product background as well as experience of leading technical projects.
Experience of working in a global business is required, as well as experience in environments where many projects are run simultaneously.
You are a pro-active enthusiastic person with an entrepreneurial drive, a “can do attitude” and a team player.
We trust you have a structured and professional approach with flexibility in mind and consistent in delivery.
You have the power to make decisions with good impact. You are communicative and outgoing. We also assume that you have good logical analytical ability. You see the big picture, but can also go down to the detail level when necessary. You have, besides a great interest in technology, an interest in leading / developing members in the team.
You are fluency in Swedish and English both in orally and in writing.
Organization and Business description:
Thule Group is a world leader in products that make it easy to bring the things you care for – easily, securely and in style – when living an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified, we offer products within two segments: Outdoor (e.g. equipment for cycling-, water- and winter sports, roof boxes, bike trailers, baby joggers, laptop and camera bags, backpacks and cases for mobile handheld devices) and Specialty (pick-up truck tool boxes). Our products are sold in 140 markets globally. There are more than 2,000 of us working for Thule Group at nine production facilities and more than 35 sales locations all over the world. Net sales for 2015 amounted to 5.3 billion SEK. Thule Group is a public company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.thulegroup.com