Laboratory Engineer, Advanced Development Air Care
R&D
Full Time
Stockholm, Sweden
2018-05-25

Pioneer the technology enabling millions of people to breathe a better quality air.

Times are really exciting at Electrolux! Technology and digital are fundamentally changing our business. Internet of Things, or Connected Appliances as we like to call it, offers fantastic opportunities to engage with our consumers in a brand new way. It is the foundation and enabler for new business models and offerings. We are creating best in class consumer experiences in the areas of Taste, Care, and Wellbeing and this is done by leveraging our direct interactions with the consumer, the connected appliance and the big data it generates.

We are now looking for a Laboratory Engineer for our Global R&D Advanced Development Air Care department within Home Care & Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) sector based in the global headquarters office in Stockholm. Our Advanced Development team is developing features and product concepts for integration into next-generation/breakthrough products in the global air conditioning market. We’re a small team of 5 people of 5 different nationalities and we’re looking for 3 new colleagues! 

In this role, you will run the performance and reliability tests for Air Care product category and also be part of new products/modules/systems development by generation, evaluation, analysis, and development of design concepts.

A regular day at work 

• Develop technical solutions for a project to include initial scoping, design concept generation and functional prototyping;
• Build a preliminary prototype of conceptual design; 
• Follow a standard engineering workflow, with milestones, and specific deliverables to be complemented with an innovative, continuous improvement spirit and obsession for exceeding customer expectations; 
• Instrumentation of prototypes (sensors for temperature, pressure, flow rate, humidity, energy consumption, etc.) and calibration of measuring system; 
• Analysis of the test results and preparation of technical reports; 
• Apply critical thinking to understand the depth of design and to predict why, when, and how designs fail; 
• Lead collaborative sessions within and outside technical domain to gather information and vet technical opportunities, consumer needs, and optimized design. 

Who you are  

• Curious. You have an endless desire to always improve projects, keeping an innovative technical approach and to get better at what you do; 
• Collaborator. You can engage with the right people at the right time, easily collaborating with stakeholders from various functions and locations and creating an environment that encourages collaboration; 
• Analytical. You easily get to the core of complex information and know how to convey it in a clear way and you have a passion for excellence, problem-solving attitude and ability to deliver on time; 
• Proactive. You are keen for a new experience, responsibility, and accountability. You are self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook; 
• Problem solver. You enjoy tweaking your mind and you don’t stop until you find the root cause for complex issues keeping the focus on delivering results; 
• International. You enjoy to work in a truly global environment and you will feel like home working with other Electrolux offices around the world on a daily basis. 
• Practical. You enjoy working in the lab performing tests and crafting reports.

Minimum requirements 

• Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering (master preferred); 
• 1-3 years of experience of working in a lab environment or thesis projects related to lab experiments; 
• Background in developing Residential Air Conditioner (RAC) is preferred;
• Good knowledge of thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer; 
• Experimental analysis of Thermodynamic and heat transfer; 
• Statistical, DOE, optimization and quality tools; 
• Strong understanding of engineering principles, developing mechanical models, interpreting test data and model simulation and validation; 
• Highly preferred to have some knowledge of project management and preparing prototypes. 

Check this video to see an example of a product for the category that you might prototype the next gen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoflWIh6cwM 

Contact person: Ana Timofei – Talent Acquisition Partner