Senior Product Developer – Furniture

Company

Muuto

 

Location

Copenhagen

 

Compensation package

Attractive compensation package according to qualifications

 

Starting Date

As soon as possible

 

Language

English

 

Reporting to

Director, Design & Product Development

 

Contact person

Mette Urhammer

 

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Muuto is a leading Scandinavian design company, positioned in the affordable luxury segment, with a strong attractive range of furniture, accessories and lighting products. The culture reflects entrepreneurship and creativity, where joined responsibility is highly valued.

Muuto is growing and to join the Design & Product Development team, we are looking for a strong product development candidate, with a proven track record of working with furniture. The Design & Product Development team is a young dynamic and experienced team, working with several stakeholders – internally with Sales, Marketing & Supply Chain – externally a close co-operation with designers and, very important, the production side.

As Senior Product Developer you will have a key role in developing new products and line extensions within furniture, making sure that the right ideas become real products with the Muuto DNA.

 

Your primary tasks and areas of responsibility:

 

  • Lead the development process from handover from design to finished products
  • Product documentation
  • Ensure the quality on construction on both new and existing products
  • Support and collaborate with sales, marketing, design among others
    • Developing prototypes in collaboration with suppliers
    • Evaluating/exploring suppliers and new materials

 

Travel expectation is up to 1-3 days a month focusing on Europe and possibly USA.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate is expected to have a Design and/or technical education at BA or MA level, but experience from a similar role, developing with furniture, is more important.

The right candidate has

 

  • Plus 5 years’ experience within product development – technical knowledge and understanding of different materials and productions processes
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent communication skills – fluent in both spoken and written English

 

As a person you have an international mind-set and you are result oriented with a get-it-done attitude, able to work independent and in teams, with a pragmatic approach to collaboration internally and externally.

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Muuto is a design company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is internationally successful and strives to add new perspectives to Scandinavian design and thereby put the region back in the lead on the international design scene. This is also the story behind the name, Muuto, – inspired by the Finnish word ”Muutos”, meaning change or fresh perspective.

 

Muuto offers a fulltime opportunity, with great prospects for personal development. A good work environment, characterized by entrepreneurial spirit, openness, influence and responsibility.

 

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REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE