We have a tremendous opportunity for a Hardware Team Manager who is passionate about design processes, people, and products to join our growing company.  You will lead your team through development phases that tie together hardware, mechanics, software, UX and acoustics bringing highly sophisticated products to the market.

Grab this opportunity to be part of a global team working cross-functionally developing products that make a true difference to our customers. Joining us, you and your team will become a driving force supporting the development flow for our projects and will give you the opportunity to make your mark on the new solutions we bring to life.

Welcome to GN Audio – home of Jabra
At GN Audio in Ballerup, we have cross-functional hardware engineering and product concepting teams. We are dedicated to developing and designing state-of-the-art Jabra headsets, speakerphones and other hands-free audio solutions that make life sound better.

Join our global hardware engineering team…

… and take responsibility for leading a development team through all hardware-related aspects of development projects around our Bluetooth, DECT and USB platforms, power management including batteries and advanced sensor technologies. As a hardware development team manager, you and your team may be involved in all stages from concept to finished product.

You bring a solid background to this position including:

  • Day to day team management and resource balancing to support projects
  • Identifying and hiring engineering professionals, then making them successful within Jabra
  • Supporting your team to drive projects to completion on time
  • Providing technical leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Ensuring the quality of work produced by ensuring standards and processes are followed
  • Clearly communicating technical issues and resource constraints to senior management
  • Interfacing with contract manufacturing partners and other outside vendors
  • Ensuring right competencies and people growth for your team

Collaborate with our cross-functional concept design team  
Whilst driving your team through the development phase of projects, part of your team will support our Concept Design phase working in a group comprised of more than 10 individuals from varying disciplines. Together, they work on concept exploration for headsets, speakerphones and other hands-free audio products, all representing exciting challenges due to size constraints and need for mobility.

Work in an environment with the newest technology – and room to play
At GN Audio, your team will have access to world-class development tools, R&D laboratories, test facilities and the newest technologies whilst working closely with competent and high-performing colleagues in both Denmark and China.

“We constantly strive to be the best in our field, challenge our knowledge and push the boundaries for technology – and we want you to do so too. You have an idea? Grab your leader and a cup of coffee – we’ll gladly hear you out,” says Jesper Crone, Snr. Director, Global Hardware Engineering.

Team manager with solid knowledge of product development
With your proactive and structured mindset, you enjoy working with a team creating new products while balancing an environment that provides time to explore and try out new opportunities and concepts while still ensuring timely project deliverables. You are highly self-motivated and strive to ensure the success of your team deliverables all the way through from idea to production. You are collaborative and enjoy communicating with your team, leaders, and stakeholders in an intercultural environment, ensuring that everyone is well-informed on current and future projects challenges.

You bring:

  • B.Sc. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience leading hardware engineering teams
  • Strong ethic of owning the result, and leading the team to achieve goals
  • Passion for improving design processes, people and products
  • Solid experience with the flow of product development from related industries
  • Experience with working in a global organisation
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Danish is an advantage, but not a prerequisite

Would you like to know more? 
To apply, use the ‘Ansøg’ link no later than 22. June 2021. Applications are assessed on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.

If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Head of Global Hardware Engineering Jesper Crone +45 45 75 93 80

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