BYD EUROPE BV is currently looking for a Product Development Manager for the BYD Electric Forklift Division in Europe. The Product Development Manager will be responsible for mainly new product development in material handling sector including but not limited to class 2 and class 3 warehouse equipment and counterbalance forklifts powered by BYD Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries. He/she will be based in Schiedam, the Netherlands and will report to both Business Unit Forklift Director of BYD Europe BV and R&D Director of BYD Forklift Division in HQ China.
Lead product research and development for BYD Forklift new models for European market.
Responsible for development of non-standard and customized products and features.
Liaise and coordinate with the product development with R&D from BYD Forklift HQ in China.
Product support and improvements on the existing models in Europe.
Define product roadmap for forklifts, warehouse equipment and AGV.
New products/models definition and European requirements input into product development, including but not limited to exterior design, interior design, ergonomics, key performance definition, features, and ect.
New product verifications and tests report in local markets.
Local product development and improvement including but not limited to powertrain design improvements, cabin development, fleet management system, ATEX range expansion, ergonomics and driving comfort.
Customer special product request verification and solution.
Defining hiring needs and budget to lead and grow team of R&D in Europe to coordinate joint development with R&D team in HQ.
Continuous improvements on existing and future products and models.
Responsible for design changes and ECN process for European models.
Technical and product support.
Internal product training and product launching presentation.
More than 5 years’ experience in product design and development related to warehouse equipment.
Experience in using 3D design software, such as Solidworks.
Great communication skills and team spirit.
Education: bachelor degree or above, with major in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and/or automation.
Profound knowledge of English, Chinese-speaking preferred
Work in a rapidly growing company which embodies sustainable and forward-thinking technology;
Performance and experience based competitive remuneration, sales commission based on KPI`s, commuting allowance;
Team building events and employee learning opportunities.
Our Purpose is to build a zero-emission future that reconnects humanity with nature and a World of clean air. We are looking for talent that connects with this mission and want to create positive impact by joining a diverse and dynamic team 🌏
As the first overseas subsidiary of BYD group, our main focus is to provide European customers with new energy vehicles, rechargeable batteries, solar panels, energy storage systems and other new energy products, as well as related after-sales services.