Wanted: R&D Assistant

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Herrmans Bike Components Ltd is one of the leading European pioneers when it comes to developing components and solutions for the bicycle industry. Over 60 years of development and manufacturing, in close collaboration with European bicycle manufacturers, ensures the competence of our company, both for the needs of today and for the opportunities of the future. Herrmans Bike Components Ltd is a successful and growing export company in Jakobstad. About 130 talents work in our headquarters in Finland, Germany, and Taiwan.

Our exceptional business growth requires a constant development of our organizational setup!  

To meet the current and future global market demands for our customers, we want to further strengthen our product development team by introducing an open position for a new role as R&D Assistant. 

The R&D Assistant will support a growing team of Development & Test Engineers to ensure completion of tasks within our development projects. We are continuously growing our product portfolio with innovative and sustainable bike components, and you will be an important part of this puzzle.  

This is a hands-on role where you get good insight into many departments and tasks, ranging from preparing electronic samples, 3D printing of prototypes to mechanical testing, and assisting our teams when a new product is transferred to continuous production. 

We are also planning a new test lab for light optics and material resistance and helping hands will be needed also for this project. The new role will be reporting to Engineering Manager Johnny Vidjeskog. 

Your responsibilities will be:  

  • Soldering and preparing proto electronics, both SMT and THT assemblies 
  • Assist the R&D team in preparing test samples, customer samples of lights and other bicycle products 
  • Supporting the testing processes, both electrical, optical, and mechanical testing 
  • Performing testing routines including documentation 
  • 3D printing 
  • Contribute to the development of a new R&D lab and testing environment 
  • Handle component and sample libraries 
  • Collaboration with production teams 

If you are into electronics/electrics and you are eager to learn new things and develop your skills together with a great team – please apply! We appreciate if you have a positive attitude, a practical approach and team working skills. A vocational qualification in e.g. electronics and some years of working experience is also appreciated, but not a must. Good understanding of technical drawings like electronic schematics, 2/3D, step etc. is also appreciated. 

Fill in the application via the link below latest by 31.12.2022. We will however fill the position as soon as we find the right person, so make sure you fill in the application soon!

 If you have further questions, please contact Engineering Manager Johnny Vidjeskog via e-mail johnny.vidjeskog(@)herrmans.eu or via phone +358 44 590 1044

 Apply here!