Design for Sustainability Engineer

Engineering Cork, Ireland


Description

Position at Logitech

The Role:

The Logitech sustainability team is looking for a Design for Sustainability Engineer. The ideal candidate has a love for great design, a broad experience of technical product development, and is passionate about rethinking the future of consumer electronics to maximise their value to society while reducing their impact on the environment. 

In this role you will support our world class engineering, design and marketing teams in bringing the environment and society into every stage of the design process, and you will have a direct influence on improving the environmental performance of millions of products.

Our commitment to shaping a better world is a core value that we care deeply about. If you want to be part of a company that always strives to do the right thing - to behave ethically & act with integrity, then please apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

Your Contribution:

Move fast.  Speak up. Decide and own.  Drive change. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech.

In this role you will:

  • Embed in product development teams early in the design process to support decision making around environmental impact 

  • Drive the research and adoption of sustainable alternatives to current materials and technologies

  • Help to develop the tools and capabilities needed to measure the environmental impact of our mechanical and electrical designs early in the design process

  • Drive innovation in our product development process to bring an environmental perspective to decision-making from concept to market

  • Challenge existing operations processes to spark innovation within manufacturing, distribution and end of life stewardship  

  • Carry out technical analysis of internal and competitor products to support the company’ sustainability strategy

  • Develop best practice design guidelines for technical product development

  • Take part in technical cross industry projects to build know how on sustainable design technologies

Your Skills:

For consideration, you must bring the following skills and behaviors to our team:

Technical Competence: 

  • Broad technical product development skills 

  • Particular focus on Mechanical, Materials and EE design

  • Literacy in sustainability and lifecycle thinking 

  • Experience in LCA is a distinct advantage

  • Project management skills

  • Fluency in 3D CAD programmes, preferably Creo  

Personal Competence 

  • Passionate about sustainability and the role of design in society

  • Strong communication skills
     

Education

  • Preferred degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design or equivalent. Years of industrial experience in a relevant discipline will also be considered   

Experience (minimum ) 

  • 5 years minimum product development experience

Small Company. Big Products. 

Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to their digital experiences. With a broad portfolio of interface devices, Logitech’s leadership in innovation encompasses a wide variety of corded and cordless personal peripherals. With special emphasis on products for PC navigation, gaming, Internet communications, digital music and home-entertainment control, Logitech is at the forefront of design and is creatively driving a richer experience for digital interactions.

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race and membership of the Traveller community.” 

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