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Senior Product Engineer, Munich



Munich, Germany 

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Job Description:

Job Description

Under limited supervision, works with engineers, mechanical designers, manufacturing, suppliers, marketing and industrial design by performing large, complex engineering assignments related to the creation, development and/or improvement of product designs. Results are not generally reviewed in detail except when key decisions are required and major milestones are achieved. Fulfill specific R.O.I. responsibilities.


Primary Responsibilities

· Use a systems integration approach to leverage rapid prototyping and learnings to create product
· Leverage new and emerging materials (virtual and physical) and processes in product development
projects to create smarter work space
· Build positive relationships with internal and external partners that promote product innovation,
learning and development opportunities
· Participate in an integrated product development process that uses exploration, user feedback and
cross-functional teams to create solutions
· Design product solutions that integrate objects and provide connectivity to meet user insights
· Evaluate external influences that impact our business environment and can be converted into
competitive advantage

Job Requirements:

Required Skills

· Ability to develop and validate concept, product, and solution design through science, math, physics,

and data driven decision making using a MVP (Minimum Viable Product) approach
· Capable to evaluate and propose materials selection for product development that considers current
capabilities as well as new or emerging materials
· Able to develop network relationships that build trust, efficiency of work, problem solving and
positively influence peers, suppliers, designs and solutions
· Engage in learning and personal development designed to expand capability and expertise
· Evaluate influences between products, frameworks, connectivity and platforms
· Participate in product development and launch processes that focus on feedback to improve and
enhance value to user, profitability and brand
· Leverage research to generate innovative user-centric design solutions,
· Able to convert concepts to product specification by documenting design intent and performance
· Apply communication practices that simplify complexity by using visualization and storytelling
· Collaborate with cross-functional and cross cultural teams to expand depth of solutions, improve
efficiencies and evaluate risk in product development
· Adept at participating in a team environment that promotes high energy, enthusiasm, curiosity and
passion around product, systems and solutions
· Ability to identify external trends, influencers and environmental changes and propose solutions and
products that mitigate risk
· Fluency in English and other European language is a must

Required Experience

· Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical degree or certification

· Extensive work experience within mechanical engineering discipline; experience in mechatronics or
the integration of technology in products
· Experience in material sciences and the associated manufacturing processes. Experience with
exploring new materials beneficial
· Extensive experience with CAD systems; ProE experience preferred

Employment Type:

Full time, Contractor
Company Info

Munich, Germany
Web Site: www.steelcase.com
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