Product Developer
at BuzziSpace in Antwerp-Kontich

BuzziSpace Since its establishment in 2007, BuzziSpace has evolved into a global player with HQ in Antwerp, Belgium and with presence in several countries amongst which US, UK, Germany, Netherlands. BuzziSpace is relentless in its pursuit of bettering the world through design. It started with acoustics. From there, the mission grew. Driven by an unbounded passion for solving modern design challenges, BuzziSpace continuously reimagines furnishings to be more functional and more fun. The brand provides new ways of working, living and being sustainable. BuzziSpace continuously strives for durable and high quality products which is reflected in our production process. With manufacturing units in the Netherlands (Bladel) and the US (North Carolina- High Point) we try to excel in everything we do and make. Our passionate craftsmen are constantly improving their skills to take the products to a higher level and to bring that extra sparkle to the product families.

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We are currently looking for a talented Product Developer with a passion for furniture to join our growing team.

Key responsibilities

You will work on translating new incoming designs and improving existing ones, by using your knowledge of technology, materials and manufacturing methods

Your function

You are responsible for:

  • designing
  • prototyping
  • testing
  • ensuring production feasibility through detailed technical drawings and specifications

Your tasks

  • working on ideas or developing design concepts using CAD (SolidWorks)
  • sketching initial internal or external design ideas
  • identifying the suitability and availability of materials
  • producing detailed drawings and specifications including parts lists and costs following the general technical guidelines
  • building and testing prototypes to proof the design concept
  • gaining expertise and building technical know-how and competences in engineering techniques for wood | metal | acoustic materials | fabrics
  • researching new materials or understanding market requirements
  • liaising with other departments, including Product Management and Operations to discuss and support negotiation of appropriate production processes
  • occasionally traveling to production facilities and suppliers (abroad) and evaluating the feasibility of production
  • presenting design proposals, prototypes, frozen designs to CCO and external designers

Your profile

  • master degree in product development or similar through experience
  • a vision for product design with a passion for furniture
  • proven experience of + 5 years in product development
  • good technical expertise to make it work
  • 2D and 3D (SolidWorks) expert
  • knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and KeyShot are a plus
  • good communication skills - Dutch and English
  • hands-on mentality
  • creative mind combined with a problem solving mentality
  • team player

We offer

  • a challenging and exciting position in a dynamic and fast growing global company
  • the opportunity to be part of an innovative organization and to contribute to our further growth
  • An attractive salary package including benefits

Interested?

Please send your application and motivation letter by e-mail.

When applying be sure to reference Creativeskills.be in the subject or body of your email.

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