Color Material Finish Technical Manager

Engineering Suzhou, China


Position at Logitech

JD - Color Material Finish Technical Manager for S&C


The Role:

Are you a confident, ambitious individual looking for inspiration and opportunity to start your career in the consumer product industries?

Do you want to work in a global, inspiring, open, corporate environment with partner sites where you will receive training from hands-on experts, find out your passion and pushing the boundary to your limit?

If you answered yes, then this role is for you!

Your contribution:

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

Engineering design, develop, specify and qualify Color, Material and Finish (CMF) components, modules, products, process and suppliers with project team and external partners, to meet project goal on cost, function, quality and schedule;

1. Working in a global cross-functional team with designers, mechanical engineers, product managers, quality engineers, procurement team, operation team and our manufacturing partners and vendors to deliver inspiring sensorial experiences to our customers.

2. As owner of CMF designed parts, ensure stable product quality@ MP:

  • By means of CMF design reviews, sampling, pilot builds, qualification tests, user tests, second source sample submission etc.,
  • Partnering with marketing and designers on CMF design, translate ID/CMF design into engineering design and specification to achieve seamless product design and development,
  • Partnering with manufacturing teams to ensure robust CMF manufacturing processes, design for mass production and continuous improvement.

3. Manage / work with key component suppliers, manufacturing partners to deliver product CMF on time, cost, quality and quantity.

4. Able to manage technology projects. Manage own time and that of others; develops plans for work activities in own area over the medium/long-term; supports strategic planning activities.

5. Independently resolve complex CMF issues, challenges, and accomplish CMF objectives independently within a project team. Acts as a source of technical expertise to others in CMF technical area. Explains difficult concepts to a variety of audiences and ensures meaning is understood.

Key Qualifications:

Master or PhD degree in mechanical, chemical or material engineering and sciences.

Have your pulse on the latest color management, materials and finishes. Over 5 years CMF experience, preferably in the consumer product industry with engineering design and volume manufacturing experiences. A proficient knowledge of various manufacturing processes is a benefit for the innovation of new processes and new materials.

Experiences in CMF processes: printing, painting, plating, anodizing, PVD, IMD, ED, blasting, polishing, brushing, hot stamping, debossing, tool 3D texturing, lasering etc decoration process. Experiences in material formulating, processing and assembly: composite, light weight structures, metal and alloys, plastic / rubber, fabrics, leather, microfiber, paint, coating, inks, adhesives, stamping, die casting, injection molding, compression moulding...

3 years experience as a project engineer, project management experience is a plus. Looks beyond the immediate problem and generates new and innovative solutions to complex problems

Mature problem-solving skills on complex technical issues

Good communication skills, teamwork and leadership in a global setup