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Product Developer (WAECO Workshop Equipment)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
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  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
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  • On-site

About the position

Dometic is a global market leader in the mobile living industry. Millions of people around the world use Dometic products in outdoor, residential, and professional applications. We are on a journey of continuous growth – now looking for a Product Developer into our Workshop Equipment sub-segment.

Who are we:
WAECO is an established premium brand in the automotive segment with a strong brand DNA and is considered a technical and quality trendsetter as well as a benchmark for the global air conditioning service and maintenance industry. WAECO has been a recognized market leader in this area for over 50 years and works closely with workshop customers and the automotive industry.

Your task:
We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to advance our development and validation goals in the workshop equipment product area. We develop products related to the maintenance of vehicle air conditioning systems. Ranging from air conditioning service devices that we produce in our own factory to technical solutions that we adopt from our supply chain as customer-specific solutions.

Your main responsibilities:

• Responsible for the development and validation of products, systems and components.
• Analyze and develop problem-solving recommendations that meet customer expectations.
• Work to improve the performance and efficiency of existing products.
• Testing and deployment of programs and systems
• Design and develop new software
• Repair and improve existing software
• Support for new business.
• Works under general supervision, reviewed at project milestones and upon completion.
• Planning projects or subtasks so that they can be tracked and presented.
• Defines product functional analysis (based on standards) to translate customer specifications and internal requirements into clear product performance criteria.
• Support in creating and maintaining process documentation
• Work closely with suppliers to determine parameter changes.
• You lead the product validations for your program area.
• Defining product improvements to meet additional specifications.
• Preparation of detailed technical presentations for internal and client technical review of the project.
• Assist in achieving program quality, cost and delivery objectives.
• Participate in continuous improvement activities.
• Occasional travel to suppliers to support the sourcing team
• Writing reports and presenting progress at project meetings and to clients.
• Achieve goals within budget.
• Conduct benchmarking studies to identify best practices/designs and future trends.
• Supporting technicians and aspiring engineers.

What do we offer?

You are offered an interesting role in a dynamic, fast paced and global environment with great opportunities to grow and take on new challenges. The growth at Dometic is continuous – which gives you great possibilities to evolve with the company.

Dometic is passionate about building together an inclusive and equitable working environment, that respects individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that diversity enables us to thrive across our differences. Be yourself and join us!

Work with great people

Anna Riberth
Product Content Manager
"Working at Dometic is an exhilarating journey of personal and professional growth. As a product marketer my days look very different and I enjoy working with many skilled and engaged colleagues."
Aneel Kumar
IT Support Specialist
"I made a conscious decision to join the outdoor business, Dometic is a progressive brand in this industry with vast array of cool outdoor products."
Luis Kobayashi
Senior UX Designer
"Working at Dometic is a thrill because of their fascinating products. I'm inspired by the innovation, quality, and functionality they bring to outdoor living."
Johanna Pagaura
Industrial Designer
"I love working at Dometic because it offers a supportive work environment, filled with inspiring colleagues who encourage growth and creativity."

Skills & Requirements

A suitable background would be needed in terms of qualifications and experiences:

• Experience working in an international team.
• Experience in project management / project development and dealing with international suppliers
• If possible, automotive experience in the workshop equipment industry.
• Understanding of electronic control / and software application, ideally programming knowledge
• Understanding of legislation and standards in the areas of pressure guidelines, machinery guidelines and handling of refrigerants
• A bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field.
• At least 5 years of training in the field of development.
• German and English spoken and written.
• Good MS Office knowledge.
• Working knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) software, technical drawings and 3D modeling


Being successful in this role, we believe that you possess the following skills, competencies & characteristics:

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
• Willingness to travel internationally to visit development partners or customers.
• Strong industry knowledge.
• Excellent leadership and communication skills.
• Computer literacy and good organizational skills.
• Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and handle stress

Are you our next star? Then we would love to see your application. Selection is being made on a running basis.

Great Place to Work

  • Real teamwork

  • Cross-country projects

  • Process innovations

  • Direct contribution to the company's growth

  • Various benefits

  • Dynamic environment

  • Learning possibilities

About the company

Dometic is a global market leader in the mobile living industry. Millions of people around the world use Dometic products in outdoor, residential, and professional applications. Our motivation is to create smart, sustainable, and reliable products with outstanding design for an outdoor and mobile lifestyle in the areas of Food & Beverage, Climate, Power & Control, and Other Applications. Dometic employs approximately 8.000 people worldwide, had net sales of SEK 27.8 billion (USD 2.6 billion) in 2023 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.


Expansion historyHidden section

2021-2022ten acquisitions, drivning growth in strategic areas

2019new growth strategy and financial targets announced

2018strengthened outdoor offering through the acquisition of Kampa

2017significantly expanded Marine offering through the acquisition of Seastar and Oceanair

2015Dometic listed on Nasdaq (SE)

2002-201412 acqusitions in 13 years broadened product offering for the RV, CPV and Marine markets

2001Dometic, a business consisting of mainly refrigerators for RVs and hotels separated from Electrolux

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