R&D Project Leader at Electrolux

Expires in 14 days

Role Objectives:

  • The successful candidate will coordinate the R&D project team in an international environment related to food preservation.
  • She or He will be responsible for the execution and the reporting of the respective projects in the given time frame, cost target and quality level.


  • Drive the project's development.

Key Operational Responsibilities:

  • New parts of a platform or subsystem projects leadership
  • Validate new mechanical components/system taking care of its design and development (technical specification, functionality, reliability, manufacturability, safety, …)
  • Design creation and release of mechanical components/systems within a time frame, cost target, quality level, process constraints, …
  • Robust design tools using (CAD, CAE, FMEA, DFMA, tolerances analysis, … )
  • Analysis of technical solutions with suppliers, factory and other involved functions
  • Understand, change and create component / system design specifications / requirement / guideline.
  • Identify and support standardization by ensuring that new development fits into the platform and subsystem structure
  • Part or product approval: understand technical tests results to take a decision on design development and final approval for series production, verification, tests plans, approvals of OEM products
  • Cost reduction plan, investments request creation, reference contact with suppliers of the project
  • Reports in Check Point meetings/steering team meetings.
  • Create products specification
  • Organize tests or pilot serials with the production dept
  • Supports technically the teams involved in the assigned projects

Additional responsibilities outside of standard job responsibilities:
  • Create a strong relationship with all functions in the organization, to enhance the delivery of global targets.
  • Support cross-functional processes to lead development projects.


  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering

Technical Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical component and system development and design
  • Strong structured and engineering approach during each development phase
  • Strong CAE knowledge (mainly FEM structural). Fluid dynamic, dynamics, metal forming, moulding, thermal analysis is a plus.
  • Knowledge of thermodynamics
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and test results evaluation
  • Strong knowledge of 3D design tool (CATIA is preferred)
  • Experience as technical project leader in mechanics environments
  • Basic knowledge of approval and environmental rules in different countries
  • Knowledge of the main manufacturing processes (metal forming, injection moulding, …).
  • Experience in Design for Assembling and Manufacturing is a plus

Soft Competencies:

  • Team oriented and good communication skills
  • Basically knowledge of Project management
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in the organization
  • Attitude to continuous improvement in all the job areas
  • Open minded

Other Requirements:

  • Proactive approach and problems solving mind
  • Ability to support the pressure

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