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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 Sport&Cargo Carriers (e.g. roof racks, roof boxes and carriers for transporting cycling, water and winter sports equipment, and rooftop tents mounted on a car), Active with Kids (e.g. bicycle trailers, buggies and child bike seats), RV Products (e.g. awnings, bike racks and tents for motorhomes and caravans) and Packs, Bags & Luggage (e.g. hiking backpacks, luggage and camera bags).
Thule Group has about 2,300 employees at 9 production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. The Group’s products are sold in 140 markets and in 2019, sales amounted to SEK 7 billion.
Want to join an extraordinary team developing world-leading products that make it easy to bring along the things you care for – easily, securely and in style – when living an active life? Are you a team player who thrives in a sustainability-driven environment and where you will be given the opportunity to impact the technology of products designed to inspire to live an active life? We look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application!
As Thule Group continues to grow, we offer you the opportunity to join our Engineering team at our Global Product Development Center in Hillerstorp, within our different product categories, Sports & Cargo, Packs, Bags and Luggage and Active with Kids.
In this role as a Chemical Compliance Engineer, you will be a part of the product compliance group and will be responsible for driving compliance of our products with regulations and directives governing safe use of chemicals. You will be collaborating with product development to ensure that all products comply with internal and external requirements allowing access to markets around the world. You will support with materials selection and qualification, working with product development, purchasing, and suppliers to ensure appropriate materials used in our products based on compliance and performance requirements. You will also collaborate with external partners including bluesign and RISE.
You hold an academic degree in chemistry / chemical or environmental engineering or similar discipline along with some years of work experience preferably within compliance or product development. We expect you to have familiarity with regulations you will be working with including REACH, RoHS, IMDS and GADSL. It is desirable if you have acquired knowledge of analytical test techniques including GC-MS, HPLC etc. Previous knowledge of industrial processes for material conversion is advantageous.
You are someone who is able to take on individual responsibility and show a can-do and positive attitude towards your work and team colleagues. You have an eye for detail and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment interacting with a variety of functions within the company. Communication is a key to success in this role as you will be working with a variety of project groups across the globe, interpreting demands and requirements in the framework of product compliance. We are looking for someone who will demonstrate collaborative skills across teams and departments in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of the quality of our products.
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.
About our Global Product Development Department
We have over 120 engineers working in our Global Product Development Department and to keep the momentum in successful product development innovation, most of our Product Development functions are in-house, such as project managers, industrial designers, concept-, design-, prototype-, simulation- and test-engineers. Our team consists of highly skilled and motivated members with a well-balanced variety of experiences. We are a truly global company with an international and multi culturally mixed team. English is the language we use in our daily communication. We see a great future with continued passion for product development that is so vital for our growth as a company. We have invested heavily in expansion of our site in Hillerstorp. New offices, more space and a highly equipped Product Development center with a very impressive Global Test Center are investments that we are proud of. We also try to engage as much as possible in the nearby community to help develop a sustainable future. We are proud of our roots and history of being part of the entrepreneurial Gnosjö area. Our investment in new resources, facilities and product development is also a huge investment in the area of Hillerstorp and Gnosjö.
Do you have questions about the recruitment process please contact the Recruiter Fredrik Stigbäck, Fredrik.firstname.lastname@example.org or +46 732 360560.
You will report to our Chemical Compliance Manager, Thor Gardarsson, who is able to answer more detailed questions concerning this position, telephone number +46 370 255 89.
If you believe you would enjoy working in such an environment and feel that the professional tasks will be challenging, please submit your application. Selection and interviews will take place on an ongoing basis so do not wait until the last application day, which is 7th of January 2021.