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Head of Engineering Home/Wood (m/f/d)

Bayreuth, DE

CYBEX is a company that puts tomorrow’s people at the heart of its brand. Always questioning the status quo and not afraid of challenging the establishment, CYBEX has become not just a leader in child safety but is seen as an innovative lifestyle and fashion brand for parents. We offer car seats, baby carriers, kids furniture and strollers enabling parents to keep their little ones safe in style. After growing rapidly in the last few years, we look for ambitious talent to contribute to CYBEX’s success story.

Your areas of responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage small internal and external engineering teams, designing diverse wood based child consumer products (mainly juvenile furniture) from concept to series-production
  • Support those teams to create qualitative & cost effective concepts for above products, via close cooperation with selected wood suppliers regarding concept creation, prototyping, construction and industrialization 
  • Help defining product requirements, check feasibility and ensure that those requirements are met throughout the development process
  • Monitor and control progress of development ensuring agreed project milestones and gates
  • Sign off on 3D and 2D data
  • Support quality team regarding testing and certification of wood based products
  • Interface to our international designers, development teams and suppliers 
  • Develop innovative solutions supporting advanced engineering also outside of the projects
  • Set up new and improve existing development processes

 

Your profile of qualification:

  • Successfully completed technical studies with focus on mechanics, wood, plastics or similar
  • Several years of experience in developing mechanical consumer products or furniture for mass production made of wood, combined with plastic or metal
  • Profound 3D-CAD-skills (preferably PTC Creo) with sound knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent in English, Eastern European / Balkan languages and/or Chinese is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Consumer and result-oriented
  • Ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative, but constantly evolving environment.
  • Willingness to travel 
     

CYBEX operates globally and has employees from over 29 nations. If you are keen to leave your footprint in a swiftly growing business that offers plenty of opportunities to grow both on a professional and individual level, you’ve come to the right place. As part of Goodbaby International Holdings Ltd., CYBEX is dedicated to creating an inclusive working environment that encompasses diversity and equal opportunities. In addition to a competitive salary, attractive annual leave, and discounts on our products you’ll have the chance to develop your personal profile in an international environment.