Thule Group

Chief Engineer Tooling

Thule Group is a world leader in products that make it easy to bring along 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 (as roof racks, roof boxes, carriers for cycling, water and winter sports that are transported by car), Active with Kids (as bike trailers, strollers and child bike seats), RV Products (as awnings, bike carriers and tents for RVs), Sport&Travel Bags (as hiking packs and travel luggage) and Bags for Electronic Devices (as computer and camera bags).

Thule Group has approximately 2,400 employees at 8 production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. Its products are sold in more than 140 markets and sales in 2016 amounted to SEK 5.3 billion.

We are searching for an innovative and brave Chief Engineer Tooling with experience of design and development of sheet metal forming tools to lead and take our Tool Design team to an even higher level.

As Chief Engineer Tooling you are responsible for tooling technology for all internal sheet metal forming tools used within Operations at Thule Group’s site in Hillerstorp, Sweden.

Together with your team, consisting of three dedicated tool designers, you will develop and implement smart tooling solutions to assure a stable and cost effective production process for sheet metal components. You will support the teams within Production Engineering and Product Development with your expertise in tooling and sheet metal forming issues as well as challenge Product Development on manufacturing-friendly designs on sheet metal components.

Our ideal candidate is a comfortable leader and team player who is not afraid to challenge established ways of working. Your systematic approach, strong communication skills and goal orientation are other key factors in your personal profile.  You have a degree in mechanical engineering and solid experience and proven success from working with design and development of sheet metal forming tools, as well as fluency in both Swedish and English.

The positions reports to our Production Engineering Manager, Kjell Jonsson 076 050 5628, who is able to answer further questions regarding the position. If you believe you would enjoy working in such an environment and feel that the professional tasks will be challenging, submit your application no later than the 29th of October. Please note that the vacancy can be filled before the last application day.

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.

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29.Oct.2017 11:59 PM CET

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Sista ansökningsdag : Om 31 december 9999 . Arbetsort : Hillerstorp

Kategorier : Teknik & Ingenjör

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