Product Developer (m/w/d) Automotive

  • Location: Hamburg
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Full-time



 Welcome to tesa. We create adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers. In our domestic market, we are known by 98% of the people. Innovations and new technologies are the core of our success. Not only in homes and offices, but also in smartphones, displays, cars, airplanes or roof-mounted photovoltaic systems: One of tesa’s 7.000 products is probably sticking somewhere around you, often unnoticed, in a wide range of daily applications. tesa holds the world together. We are present in 42 countries with around 5.000 employees, operate 14 plants, production facilities and large technology centers in Europe, Asia and North America. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG, we are part of a group with a long tradition, strong values and a good corporate culture.  

Your Tasks

  • Development of prototypes and products with new design elements (pressure-sensitive adhesives, backings) for the global Automotive OEM market
  • Analysis of customer requirements for translation into development concepts
  • Business case driven development for the global OEM project pipeline
  • Identification and qualification of new suppliers
  • Interface between marketing, production and international tesa R&D locations
  • Initialization and management of development projects and feasibilities
  • Technical (lab) evaluation of samples and prototypes
  • Transfer and scale-up of product developments towards serial production
  • Technical maintenance of existing products
  • Evaluation of patents, filing of own patents

Your Profile

  • University degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Material Science or a related technical discipline
  • Experience in product development beneficial
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with diverse groups
  • Systematic working style
  • Enjoy working in interdisciplinary and international teams
  • Flexible, dynamic and open for changes
  • Displays strong problem-solving skills and an innovative attitude
  • Eager to take over additional responsibilities
  • Highly proficient in both spoken and written English

We offer

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible working
  • Further education and development perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental career opportunities
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Numerous offers for employees, such as health promotion, sports and leisure activities, employee discounts, and much more (including tesa Bike, the company's own fitness studio, prevention options)