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Product Designer & Material Development Expert, Racemark

Empfingen, Germany

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About Racemark

Mission (why we exist): To create innovative and sustainable automotive floor products that protect & enhance car interiors.

Vision (where we’re going): To become the global leader in sustainable automotive floor protection & design by 2023 by reducing our environmental impact, innovating products & processes, and expanding into new markets.

Core Values (how we get there): Respect, Integrity, Initiative, Creativity, Leadership, Sustainability

Who We Are (where we come from): We were the first company in the world to create a custom-fit carpet car mat.  Today we’re a 100% family owned, privately held Tier 1 automotive supplier with manufacturing locations in Germany, Hungary, USA and Switzerland.

Product Designer Job Description: The Product Designer is responsible for leading the product design strategies and execution regarding color and material initiatives (including cost, complexity and feasibility). This person combines analytical and creative skills with a business oriented mindset.

The Product Designer manages and leads product development projects by identifying materials and styles that convey the spirit of our brand and meet the needs of our customers. The Product Designer is therefore responsible for analysis of the competitive landscape, emerging trends and technologies.

The Designer creates product style guides to effectively communicate Racemark’s product offerings.

Reports to the President.

Material Development Expert Job Description: The Material Development Expert is responsible for the coordination and management of material development for the creation of new products and the optimization of existing products.

This role works very closely with our suppliers, our customers and our internal departments to realize customer expectations, meet industry standards and drive innovation.  The goal is to support the creation of new products from conception to market for both high end, special editions and for series production.

Reports to the Vice President of Sales.

General Information:

  • Full-time: 40 hours per week
  • Start: as soon as possible
  • English & German language skills required
  • Positions are based from Empfingen, Germany

Benefits:

  • Possibility for career advancement in a growing international organization
  • Ongoing learning and training to support career development; including English courses if desired
  • Opportunity to interact regularly with top management and have your ideas recognized
  • VWL savings plan contribution by employer
  • Annual bonus program eligibility based on individual performance
  • Spot bonus program eligibility based on embodiment of Racemark’s core values - Respect, Integrity, Initiative, Creativity, Leadership, Sustainability
  • Yoga courses available weekly on site to all colleagues and expenses for health and wellness related activities are able to be reimbursed when an employee is traveling
  • Monthly fun and team building opportunities
  • Free coffee!

Interested candidates are invited to apply with a CV by email to: jobsgermany@racemark.com

For detailed job descriptions of these roles and more in English and German language, please visit: https://www.racemark.com/careers