Manager Engineering

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Manager Engineering

Would you like to strengthen our dynamic Product engineering team with your talent, knowledge and creativity to ensure that we will conquer the world with Joolz?


Job title : Manager Engineering

Department : Product Development – Amsterdam HQ

Position : Full time (40 hrs/5 days a week)

Date : Per direct


Daily culture


Joolz is a fastgrowing ambitious brand, aiming to improve and further expand its current premium product portfolio. Being in the position as Manager Engineering you will manage a team of engineers and compliance specialist (±10 fte) within the department of Product Development, being end-responsible for the complete engineering process. You will manage a cross functional team of enthusiastic creative engineering specialists and product engineers, aiming for the best result in customer satisfaction, design and quality.


The Engineering Manager is responsible for the department that creates the technical designs for new or modified products and supervises technical execution, both internally and externally, up to the time that the product (incl. packaging) goes into production.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

1. Management & Teambuilding:
Inspiring, coaching, supporting, guiding, challenging and encouraging your teammembers to get the best out of themselves and the projects they work on. You will set out guidelines and targets to your team members, that will challenge in a positive way and encourage them to work together (to use each others strengths and specialisms)

2. New products
Ensures creation of the technical designs for new products and ensures that they satisfy the applicable requirements in terms of function and styling.

3. Sustainable Product development, improving product quality
Initiates and coordinates complex changes to existing products where development and logistics needs require careful reconciliation.

4. Technical specification
Defines and manages technical specifications to ensure that each product complies with the applicable technical requirements.

5. Relationship management
Initiates new relationships and manages the organisation‘s existing relationships.

6. Testing and compliance
Coordinates and monitors activities related to technical testing and the compliance of products up to the time they are released for production

7. Vision & Strategy
Seting up annual resource plans, budgets plans, long term strategies. You make sure the capacity within your team is in right balance.

8. Guiding & Buffering
Guiding the full scope of Engineering related work with eye for efficiency and quality. Absorbing the irregular commercial and operational pressure from within the company, so that the engineering teammembers can work continuously and dedicated on the relevant projects.


  • You have entrepreneurial character and skills,
  • You have the ability to take full responsibility for your team, taking objectives of the engineering team, the board and the Joolz brand into account ,
  • You have min 12 years of work experience in the field of product development, including min 4 years of experience in the management of engineering team(s), preferably in the branche of premium consumer products.
  • You hold a Master Degree in Industrial Design Engineering
  • You have excellent verbal as written communication skills (Enlish and Dutch)
  • You have an independent, decisive, assertive and positive attitude, intrinsically motivated, not willing to give up in case of resistance.
  • You have a good feeling for commercial and financial aspects that are related to the development of products
  • You have strong analytical and practical problem-solving capabilities.
  • You make well-funded decisions and prioritization, based on different scenarios and relevant criteria from specialists in your team. You will identify (potential) problems quickly, find root causes, and define solutions.


A dynamic and challenging international working environment, at a young and fast growing company with headquarters in a brand new office in Amsterdam North.

Do you match the profile and are you interested for a longer term position? Please apply online!

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