Innovation Engineer / Technical Specialist

Who we are
Starting a century ago with a single vacuum sale, we have grown to be a global leader in home and professional appliances with one mission in mind: to reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for more enjoyable and sustainable living.
By creating desirable solutions and great experiences that enrich peoples’ daily lives and the health of our planet, we want to be a driving force in defining enjoyable and sustainable living. This is us - at Electrolux we shape living for the better.

Intro to the Job
As an Innovation Engineer/Technical Specialist you will join the global Advanced Development SDA team in Stockholm and create the future generations of our products within the categories food preparation, coffee and fabric care. The team is involved in a broad range of technical issues in the early development phases including creating new product concepts, exploring new technology and inventing new technical solutions. As one of the key contributors in the team you will be responsible for and strongly influence the concepts and technology used. You will be the link that transfers the needs of the consumer into realistic and feasible technical solutions.

A typical day at work

In this role your main responsibility will be to drive relatively small but very important and innovation orientated R&D projects. The main focus of your activities will be:

  • Doing mechanical design in CAD
  • Build prototypes in our work shop
  • Evaluate the performance and functionality in our laboratories
  • Present results and proposals to the project steering committee

You will often work closely with a team of experts and have close relations with other functions such as product development, marketing and industrial design.

Who you are:

  • Self-going and comfortable with solving challenging technical problems
  • Technically curious, i.e. having a high interest in finding, exploring and understanding technology and technical solutions
  • Creative with a strong passion for innovation
  • Team player and good communicator
  • Like to solve problems and excellent at doing so
  • Have the ability to transfer the voice of the consumer into technical solutions

Education & experience:

  • Master of Science degree in Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Design and Product Development/Applied Physics or other relevant field
  • Min. 2 years of relevant working experience with mechanical systems, structural design or electrical systems
  • Experience of 3D modelling in CAD, preferable Catia V5
  • Broad technical knowledge and competence
  • Practical experience of e.g. building prototypes or other equipment
  • Have been working with product development within an organization developing mass-market products
  • Experience with heat transfer, food science and/or mechatronics - will be a plus


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