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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 design and technology of products designed to inspire to live an active life with kids? Welcome with your application!
Thule Group now offers you to join the Engineering team developing products in the very fast growing category Active With Kids (strollers, multifunctional strollers, child bike seats and child carrier backpacks)
As a Design Engineer at our Global Product Development Center located in Hillerstorp, you will have the opportunity to further develop your career together with a great team of highly skilled engineers with a high level of technical expertise and interest for the products that Thule Group develops.
You will work with world-class products as well as gaining new knowledge and experiences.
As a Design Engineer at Thule Group you follow the complete Product development cycle from idea to industrialization that gives a very good overview and stronger ownership to the product you currently develop.
You will develop new products and components with high quality within targeted cost budget and time plans to meet market requirements of our consumer. You will also be evaluating technical solutions with respect to manufacturing methods, strength requirements, cost and aesthetics.
Since we believe in hands on product development we have over the last years invested in a very modern prototype workshop that allows you as a Designer to quickly move from idea to physical prototypes at hand which makes your work more dynamic and diverse.
You work in project teams in close cooperation with Project managers, Simulation Engineers, Test engineers, Prototype makers and other Design Engineers as well as other resources within Thule Group.
You learn new things continuously though your daily work as well as from Thule’s setup with Knowledge teams for all important disciplines
To enjoy your new organization you need a pro-active and entrepreneurial personality who thrives in a high speed and team oriented environment. We trust you have a structured and professional approach with flexibility in mind and consistent in delivery together with a strong problem-solving ability. An important requirement is that you have an academic degree in Mechanical engineering or similar, 3D-CAD competence (preferable Solidworks), PDM-system competence, documented technical knowledge as well as fluency in English and Swedish.
We believe in strong team work 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.
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 continues 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 pulsate and 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.
For more information about the recruitment process or the position, please contact the recruiter Fredrik Stigbäck, Fredrik.email@example.com or +46732 360560
If you believe you would enjoy working in such an environment and feel that the professional tasks will be challenging, please submit your application no later than the 7th of January 2021.