TPL
R&D
Full Time
Shanghai, China
1970-01-01

LATAM Portables R&D Product Development Engineer (CHINA)



Functional Area: R&D

Location:             Shanghai

Number of Openings: 1

Employment Type:            Permanent

                          

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The chosen candidate will be part of the R&D Wellbeing & SDA BA LATAM Team. He (she) will coordinate the activities LATAM regional projects in SEA based suppliers.

A TYPICAL DAY AT WORK

  • Coordinate the R&D activities in China and lead the activities with focus on Go-to-Market acceleration;
  • Supplier and product scouting according to the regional product requirements and competitors specification levels;
  • Manage the activities inside the suppliers and internal/external laboratories;
  • Close connection with the LATAM Project Management Office to effectively coordinate activities between R&D and suppliers;
  • Lead process that is required for the project execution. These include technical specifications, test plans, DFMEA, DFM/DFA and others;
  • Keep a clear communication, engagement, collaboration and alignment within different areas of the company and suppliers;
  • Cost analysis: Define an accurate cost of parts and process through Cost Modeling and other assessments tools;
  • Apply critical thinking to understand depth of design and to predict why, when, and how designs fails.
  • Technologies scouting to bring innovation and breakthrough opportunities to the category;
  • Continously evaluate the competitors launching. Perform benchmarking and teardown.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

·        BS degree in Engineering;

·        Minimum of 3 years on appliances product development;

·        Experience in project management;

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

·        Good verbal and written communication;

·        Characterized by integrity and high professional standards;

·        Strong aptitude for details;

·        Hability to handle discussion with different regional cultural environment.

·        Self-starter; a “hands-on” individual who enjoys challenge and is dedicated to getting  the job done with the minimum support and direction;

·        Possesses excellent conceptual, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills;

·        Strong result orientation and positive “can do” attitude with a sense of urgency to get things done;

·        Possess the flexibility in reacting to new situations and adaptability for working in a new environment;

·        Ability to influence people;

·        Demonstrated excellence in communication skills for negotiating, presenting and resolving complex and controversial issues and responding effectively to sensitive inquires and complaints;

·        Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities;

·        Strong continuous improvement mindset.

REQUIRED LANGUAGES

·        Portuguese

·        English

·        Spanish and Chinese is a plus


COMPANY DESCRIPTION


Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. For more information go to http://group.electrolux.com

SECTOR DESCRIPTION

Research and development department within Home Comfort that manufacturers vacuum cleaners and small appliances globally.

 

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Questions to be done.

 

1.        Are you able to take your family and work remotely from another country?

 

2.       This position requires extensive communication with internal Electrolux departments in China and our global partners in product development.  Travel to R&D and manufacturing locations is required.  Are you able to travel to these locations?  Travel during a given year is approximately 60% on average.

 

3.      Do you have experience in local and international Research & Development? If yes, how many years and in which domain area?

 

4.      Do you have leadership experience in Project Management? If yes, how many projects and where did you lead?

 

5.       Do you have proved experience Portables R&D Product Development? If yes, how many years and in which domain area?

 

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'