Product Engineer

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Product Engineer

Joolz is a young and fast growing Dutch company (founded in 2004) that designs, manufactures and sells ergonomic, durable and stylish pushchairs. Our mission is to contribute to significant, healthy and positive experiences for parent and child, from the first day of pregnancy to the first day at school. With Positive Design. We express this in our products, packaging, excellent service, Positive Notes, operational processes and in cooperation with colleagues and partners. Joolz pushchairs are available in more than 20 countries including the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, South Korea, Japan and Australia. Joolz has its head office in the heart of Amsterdam and colleagues in Europe and Asia.


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

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM HQ

JOB DETAILS:

  • Job title : Product Engineer
  • Department : Product Development – Amsterdam HQ
  • Position : Full time (40 hours)
  • Date : per direct

JOB PURPOSE:

Joolz is a fast growing ambitious brand, aiming to improve and further expand its current premium product portfolio. Being in the position as product engineer you will be working on different product development projects. As part of the JOOLZ team you will constantly seek to improve our product quality look, feel, performance and reliability. Product development at JOOLZ is a highly integrated effort. Teams of skilled product developers work together from their individual expertise to achieve full integration of form and function. Besides that you will work closely with our manufacturers, quality control, compliance and service centres.

RESULT FIELDS:

Product development tasks

As one of the team members of the cross functional project team you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Bring product designs to life, from opportunity till mass production, working within a team (manufacturer, product engineers, designers, service, marketing) to deliver an innovative, premium product;
  • Develop design ideas, from concept to validated and mass produced products;
  • Analyse and evaluate performance and technical feasibility of design concepts, based on factors such as premium quality and intuitive operations, manufacturability, serviceability, country compliance and cost, business targets.
  • Assure that the complete product -all subsystems and parts- can be mass produced, meet JOOLZ quality standards and meet the program of requirements as set up and agreed in the project;
  • Find and validate product solutions. Analyse and test prototypes and samples;
  • Work engineering solutions out in 2D and 3D CAD drawings using Solidworks;
  • Detail the engineering solution to a level with proven feasibility and ready for transfer to our manufacturing department;
  • Work with the team (service, manufacturer, product engineers, marketing and sales) on JOOLZ product port-folio quality life cycle management; analyse and improve product;
  • Help to manage initiatives to implement improvements, enhancing JOOLZ premium quality and positive service image;
  • Analyse product defects as reported out of the market and production field, identify (potential) problems quickly, find root causes, defining solutions and implement them from concepts into worked out drawings and/or concrete actions Including making and modifying technical 2D and 3D CAD drawings using Solidworks.

JOB & PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, experience and personality

  • You hold a Bachelor’s or Master Degree in Industrial Design Engineering.
  • You have min 3 years preferably more than 5 years of work experience in the field of product engineering, preferably in the industry of premium consumer products;
  • You are a team player;
  • You have an independent and positive attitude, intrinsically motivated, not willing to give up in case of resistance;
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • You have a good combination of practical & analytical capabilities;
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken). 

WE OFFER

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, preferably including your portfolio:

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